Gall Bladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)

The gallbladder is an organ which is connected to the common bile duct. Bile, produced in the liver flows from the common bile duct to be stored in the gallbladder. Stones or sludge may form in the gallbladder due to stasis (an inability of the gallbladder to work properly). If this occurs, and the stones are causing symptoms, the gallbladder may need to be removed. This is most commonly done laparoscopically. In very rare cases it may need to be done in an open fashion.

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Laparoscopic Surgery For Groin Pain

Laparoscopic Surgery For Groin Pain

People visiting the doctor for groin pain typically find that the pain is from a hernia and that the problem will probably require surgery to fix. Hernias do not usually heal by themselves, and your medical care provider may have no other option than to recommend surgery to stop the pain.If a doctor recommends surgery, there…

What Is Laparoscopic Hernia Repair?

What Is Laparoscopic Hernia Repair?

You likely will need hernia repair when the muscles of the groin become weak and allow for a part of the intestine to bulge and push through. Although there are different types of hernias, one that is in the area of the groin and is above the inguinal ligament is considered an inguinal hernia. One…