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How long do patients generally stay in the hospital after gallstone operations?

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Dr. Joseph Kuhn
Bariatrics
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In brief: Same day home

Most patients go home the same day as surgery.
Pain is usually easily controlled with oral pain meds. Some older, sicker patients can spend the night. In the old days, people would come in the day before and go home in about 4-5 days!

In brief: Same day home

Most patients go home the same day as surgery.
Pain is usually easily controlled with oral pain meds. Some older, sicker patients can spend the night. In the old days, people would come in the day before and go home in about 4-5 days!
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery

In brief: Same-day surgery

Most people can go home the same day after their gallbladder surgery; once in a while, people may stay a day or two, especially if the operation is performed emergently.

In brief: Same-day surgery

Most people can go home the same day after their gallbladder surgery; once in a while, people may stay a day or two, especially if the operation is performed emergently.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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