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If your gallbladder is at 37 percent working would you recommend it to be removed?

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Dr. Mark Kuhnke
Surgery

In brief: Probably

If you are having typical biliary symptoms, such as right upper quadrant pain, bloating, nausea, and possibly back pain, which are made worse by eating fatty, greasy foods, you should probably proceed with laparoscopic surgery.
However, if you're not having symptoms surgery is not necessary at this time. Classically, gb ejection fraction of 35% or less is definitive of gb malfunction.

In brief: Probably

If you are having typical biliary symptoms, such as right upper quadrant pain, bloating, nausea, and possibly back pain, which are made worse by eating fatty, greasy foods, you should probably proceed with laparoscopic surgery.
However, if you're not having symptoms surgery is not necessary at this time. Classically, gb ejection fraction of 35% or less is definitive of gb malfunction.
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Depends on SX!

Having gotten a hida scan of the gall bladder. But I am not a "numbers" person.
If symptoms suggest gb disease, i would favor removal.

In brief: Depends on SX!

Having gotten a hida scan of the gall bladder. But I am not a "numbers" person.
If symptoms suggest gb disease, i would favor removal.
Dr. Thomas Namey
Dr. Thomas Namey
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