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My doctor has referred me for surgery for a large gallbladder sluge and if I have had an appendectomy will it prevent me from laproscopic surgery?

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In brief: No most of the time

Most of the time previous surgery will not prevent , undergoing lap.
Cholecystectomy, very rare occasions due to extensive adhesions may not able remove gall bladder by scope, good luck you will be o k.

In brief: No most of the time

Most of the time previous surgery will not prevent , undergoing lap.
Cholecystectomy, very rare occasions due to extensive adhesions may not able remove gall bladder by scope, good luck you will be o k.
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