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Recommended For Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is mostly performed as a result of the gallstones. Although gallstones usually cause no problem sometimes, they may cause pain and irritation and cholecystitis, which is a condition of an infected gallbladder. Gallbladder removal surgery is recommended for patients who are suffering from pain caused by the gallstones. Even though there are other options for the treatment of gallstones, laparoscopic cholecystectomy remains to be the best one.

Not Recommended For Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

Not all of the patients who have gallstones experience repetitive, strong pain. Therefore, sometimes, patients do not realize their gallstones. Also, occasionally, gallbladder removal is not needed to get rid of the gallstones. However, most of the time, cholecystectomy is performed for the cholecystitis.

Number Of Trips Abroad

1

Discharge From Hospital

Usually overnight stay is not required

Duration Of Operation

30 to 60 minutes

Overview

Laparoscopic cholecystectomyis a type of cholecystectomy (removal of the gallbladder) operation which is performed with the medical tool called laparoscopy. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is often performed for the treatment of cholecystitis or inflammation of the gallbladder. Gallbladder storages and collects the liquid called bile, which produced in the liver. Just like the appendix, the gallbladder can be removed from the body without the experience of any serious side effects.

Preparation

Before the laparoscopic cholecystectomy, it is important to talk to your doctor about the medical conditions you have and medicines you are taking. Your doctor may want you to stop taking some of the medicines. Also, some surgeons suggest a diet to follow before the operation. In addition, you should not eat anything for a couple of hours before the surgery.In this way, the risk of laparoscopic cholecystectomy complications will be kept lower.

How It Is Performed

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is becoming to be the most popular way of performing cholecystectomy. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is shown to be an effective way with fewer risks for the management of cholecystitis. During the laparoscopic cholecystectomy surgery, surgeons make several small cuts rather than a single big one like made in the open surgery. Through one of the cuts, laparoscope is inserted so as to see the incision site. Different medical tools are inserted through the other incisions to perform the surgery.

Recovery

Recovery from the laparoscopic cholecystectomy takes several weeks. It usually takes about 2 weeks to go back to work after the surgery. After the gallbladder surgery, there might be some pain experienced, but it can be eased by the painkillers. Also, surgeons may give you antibiotics for your recovery period.

ScarsAfterSurgery

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy scars should fade with time and be hard to spot since laparoscopic cholecystectomy incisions are small, unlike in open gallbladder removal surgery.

Risks

Even though there are few complications regarding the laparoscopic cholecystectomy surgery, patients should be informed about them. Complications of the laparoscopic cholecystectomy include infection, damage to the bile duct, and bile spilling into the abdomen. However, these complications are not very common since the use of laparoscopy causes smaller incisions. 

Success Rates

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is a very effective way of performing gallbladder removal with a success rate of 95%.More than that, 90% of patients undergoing removal of gallbladder leave for home within 24 hours after gallbladder removal.

Before And After

Diet after Gallbladder Removal 

To initial gallbladder removal side effects may belong problem with proper digesting the food due to the lack of stocked bile. Though surgeons do not suggest any specific diet to follow after the operation. Side effects of the surgery would pass in a short period of time.Instead, it is advised to keep a balanced, healthy diet after gallbladder removal, without any specific conditions.

Faq

What Is a Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy? 

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is a surgical operation for the removal of the gallbladder which involves the medical instrument laparoscopy. Use of the laparoscopy minimizes the risk of side effects and recovery time.

Removing Gallbladder – Is It Necessary for Patients with Cholecystitis? 
A most effective way of fighting the cholecystitis is the operation of cholecystectomy, either as an open surgery or as a laparoscopic one.

Is There a Need for a Special Diet after Gallbladder Removal? 
After the operation, doctors only suggest you follow a balanced healthy diet. However, before the operation, your doctor may want you to follow a diet. 

Back To Work

Up to 2 weeks

Back To Sports

2 weeks or more

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This content is written and reviewed by our medical content team in August, 2019.