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Gallbladder Stone Surgery
Gallstones (biliary calculi) are stones made from cholesterol, bile pigment and calcium salts, typically in a combination that forms in the gallbladder. Gallstones are common complaint of the digestive system and affect around 15 per cent of people aged 50 years and over.
Other things that cause gallstones to form comprise the crystallisation of excess cholesterol in bile and the let-down of the gallbladder to blank entirely.
You might need quick treatment if stones block ducts and cause problems such as infections or inflammation of the gall bladder (cholecystitis) or pancreas (pancreatitis).
Laparoscopic Surgeon may remove your gallbladder (called a cholecystectomy) if gallstones are triggering problems. Procedures include laparoscopic (‘keyhole’) cholecystectomy or open surgery. Gallbladder is not a vital organ, so your body can survive quite well without it.
Symptoms of gallstones
In many of cases, gallstones may not show any symptoms. The common symptoms of gallstones are following:
In what way Gallstones Diagnosed?
Causes and risk factors for gallstones
Gallstones are more common in women than in men. It’s quite common in overweight people and people with a family history of gallstones.
Treatment for gallstones
Treatment be subject to on the size and location of the gallstones, but may include:
Surgical removal of the gallbladder or gallstones
Approximately 80 per cent of people with gallstone symptoms will need surgery. Surgeons may eliminate your entire gallbladder (cholecystectomy), and / or just the stones from bile ducts.
Procedures to remove the gallbladder include:
Book an appointment with the Best gall bladder specialist Dr. Raman Singla in Chandigarh, Panchkula, Mohali, India at IVY Hospital & Singla Mediclinic.