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Is their an alternate treatment for thickening of gall bladder lining besides surgery?

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Dr. Jon Krook
Surgery
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In brief: Depends

If you are having pain after eating fatty meals and have a thickened gallbladder wall on ultrasound, it most likely needs surgery.
A thickened gallbladder by itself on ultrasound, may be watched, depending on the situation.

In brief: Depends

If you are having pain after eating fatty meals and have a thickened gallbladder wall on ultrasound, it most likely needs surgery.
A thickened gallbladder by itself on ultrasound, may be watched, depending on the situation.
Dr. Jon Krook
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery

In brief: Sort of.

Thickening of the gallbladder wall may indeed indicate evidence of a more serious gb attack, however it's a pretty nonspecific finding; for example, it is common in people with congestive heart failure.
In the absence of symptoms, gb wall thickening does not warrant gb surgery.

In brief: Sort of.

Thickening of the gallbladder wall may indeed indicate evidence of a more serious gb attack, however it's a pretty nonspecific finding; for example, it is common in people with congestive heart failure.
In the absence of symptoms, gb wall thickening does not warrant gb surgery.
Dr. Barry Rosen
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