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My metal clips from gallbladder removal have migrated to mid-abdominal area. No serious symptoms. Will I need surgery?

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Dr. Philip Miller
Family Medicine
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In brief: Possibly

the staples are placed in the surgical site, usually, localized to the site of the cholecystectomy ( right upper abdominal area.
It is certainly rare that clips ( staples) have migrated to the mid abdominal area. Please consult your surgeon.

In brief: Possibly

the staples are placed in the surgical site, usually, localized to the site of the cholecystectomy ( right upper abdominal area.
It is certainly rare that clips ( staples) have migrated to the mid abdominal area. Please consult your surgeon.
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