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Are some procedure available (non surgical procedure ) which can be utilised for removal of gb stone. Do medicine like ursodiol melt gb stone.?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics

In brief: Not very successful

There were medicines made for dissolving gallstones, but they were not very successful, so doctors recommended removing the gall bladder. A G.
I. Specialist or a hepatologist (liver specialist) can give more details, but it sounded like only some kinds of small gallstones could be dissolved while other kinds could not; and stones could form again if the diseased gallbladder remained.

In brief: Not very successful

There were medicines made for dissolving gallstones, but they were not very successful, so doctors recommended removing the gall bladder. A G.
I. Specialist or a hepatologist (liver specialist) can give more details, but it sounded like only some kinds of small gallstones could be dissolved while other kinds could not; and stones could form again if the diseased gallbladder remained.
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