Does gallbladder removal affects liver?

Removal . Or cholecystectomy, should not affect your liver. In fact, it would probably make it better if you had abnormal liver function before the surgery, it should make it better.

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Can liver cancer be detected during gallbladder removal?

Surface studding. during gallbladder surgery if the liver has surface studding of cancer then it might be seen. If there is a single focus of cancer in the middle of the liver then it would not be seen during gall bladder surgery. Most patients who get the gall bladder removed do not have cancer. If their is cancer in the gall bladder then the pathologist will find it in the removed specimen. Read more...
Frequently. If a well defined lesion primry to liver such as hepatoma or a unsuspected metastasis be present, in an open GB procedure where porta hepatis is examined and the surface of the liver palpated at the time of surgery a lesion that is present is frequently noted. Biopsy followed by resection along with the GB can help improve survival. Read more...

Can liver cyst form after gallbladder removal?

No such connection. Liver cysts are common as they are often seen in routine check- ups of the liver done with Ultrasound or CT scan. These are benign structures and they do not require any treatment unless they become very large over a period of several years, which is uncommon. Read more...

Bili elevated after gallbladder removal 1.4 also have mild diffuse fatty liver infiltration. Can bili b elevated to fatty liver or would it b advance?

Probably normal. It is common to have elevated liver function tests, or lft's after gallbladder removal during the first couple weeks or so postop. Fatty liver, or hepatosteatosis, can also cause slightly elevated lft's. Currently, most doctors think fatty liver is not a progressive disease leading to liver failure like cirrhosis, but it is relatively poorly understood. Hope this helps! Read more...
unrelated . Fatty liver not related to gall bladder removal , mild transitory elevation is ok will return to normal few days as in your case , after surgery . Yes if fatty liver not checked & untreated may advance to cirrhosis. Read more...

Still yellow after gallbladder removal. My liver enzymes were elevated?

Workup continues. Jaundice at any time is a problem in differential diagnosis. Entities that your physicians are considering include a common duct gallstone, pancreatic cancer, cholangiocarcinoma, damage or occlusion involving the common duct during surgery, hepatitis / cholestasis from a medication or anesthesia, delayed hemolysis after transfusion or from a rx. They need to sort it out. Good luck. Read more...

Is gallbladder removal more high risk if liver disease/ cirrhosis is present?

Liver disease. or cirrhosis counts as a "medical morbidity" and therefore in someways makes surgeries more complicated. The concern here would be bleeding and increased risk of infection, since the liver is involved in blood clotting factor production and immune defense. That said, gallbladder removal is a relatively simple procedure - so hope u can discuss with your surgeon about your case. Good luck. . Read more...
Cirrhosis. Patients who are cirrhotic are at increased risk of numerous things because liver function is impaired. Whether the risk of cholecystectomy is substantially increased depends upon the type of surgery, duration of anesthesia, skill of the surgeon, and so on. The better question is whether the benefit of the procedure outweighs the added risk. Good luck. Read more...

6 days post op lap gallbladder removal only sore where liver is under right ribcage not around lap incisions hurts to press Normal? Or liver prob?

Mgt. I would advise having a surgical follow up visit. So early in the course after a procedure there can be pain in that area. If you have jaundice, change in stool or urine color, fever or swelling, please seek immediate care. Read more...
It is not. unusual to have more pain at the surgical site compared to the trocar sites, probably because of local irritation at cholecystectomy site. If pain is not severe, and you have no fever, nausea, vomiting, distension, obstipation, or diarrhea, it will probably go away. If it is still painful in a few days or if you develop any of these other symptoms, contact your surgeon for advice. Read more...