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Who is the best surgeon for gallbladder removal?

Who is the best surgeon for gallbladder removal?

Gallbladder removal surgery at Southlake General Surgery are carried out by board certified surgeon and Dr. Valeria Simone MD, she has years of experience of Open and Laparoscopic surgery, so the complications are very rare, some common gallbladder post-surgery complication includes: Blood clots. Leakage of Bile.

Are there any side effects of having the gallbladder removed?

Bulging of organ or tissue (Hernia) This problem may arise months or even years after the gallbladder removal surgery. There may be protrusion of tissues through the weak area around the incision area. Though it is not so common, hernia needs another surgery to get repaired.

How is the gallbladder removed in a cholecystectomy?

A cholecystectomy is surgery to remove the gallbladder. It is usually done using keyhole surgery, when a tiny video camera and surgical equipment are inserted through 4 small cuts in the abdomen. The gallbladder is a small organ that sits just below the liver on the right side of your abdomen.

How long do you stay in the hospital after gallbladder removal?

Unless there are no complications after the gallbladder removal, the recovery should go smoothly. After the surgery, the doctor will keep you in the hospital for three to five days if undergo an open surgery. For laparoscopic cholecystectomy, patient can go back home on the same day of the surgery.

What should you expect after a gallbladder removal?

After a gallbladder removal, you are likely to experience some changes in your body, which diminishes with time. Just like any other type of surgery, you should expect pain after a cholecystectomy. After the surgery and before you are discharged, your doctor will prescribe you some pain medications to take if necessary.

How is gallbladder removal done under general anesthesia?

Surgery is done while you are under general anesthesia . The surgeon will make a 5- to 7-inch cut in the upper right part of your belly, just below your ribs. The surgeon will cut the bile duct and blood vessels that lead to the gallbladder. Then your gallbladder will be removed.

Where is the best place to have a gallbladder surgery?

If the type of surgery you are going to have is a simple gallbladder removal (such as a laparoscopic or a robotic-assisted procedure) it may be scheduled in an outpatient surgical center. An open cholecystectomy or a radical cholecystectomy (performed to remove cancer of the gallbladder) would likely be scheduled in a hospital operating room (OR).

Who are the nurses for gallbladder removal surgery?

Generally the doctor selects his/her assistant. The hospital will assign several medical personnel for the operation including nurses, anesthesiologist or nurse anesthetist, surgical scrub technicians, and a scrub/circulating nurse.