Lap Cholecystectomy

What is Lap Cholecystectomy?

Lap Cholecystectomy is a surgical procedure performed to remove gallbladder and gallstones through small incisions made in the abdomen. The abdomen is inflated with carbon dioxi...

How does it help?

Lap Cholecystectomy is one of the minimally invasive techniques practiced to remove gallbladder and gallstones. After the introduction of this new medical technique, surgeons ha...

How is it done?

What are the benefits and risks of this procedure?

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is recognized as a very safe procedure. There are even less medical complexities attached to this operation. However, there are some risks associated with it, which a person must be aware of.

The advantages of this procedure are:

  • The recovery time is faster, and you may be able to get back to your routine in less time.
  • The hospital admission is reduced to just an overnight stay.
  • You will experience less pain, as there is no lar...

The risks associated with this procedure are:

Common risks include bleeding, surgical wound infection, injury to surrounding organs or blood vessels, blood clots, and risk of general anaesthesia.
Rare complications include excessive bleeding, damage to the bile duct or small intes...

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