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Laparoscopic cholecystectomy

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy: Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is a minimally invasive operation to remove the gallbladder; four small incisions are made, through which a tiny video camera (laparoscope) and other instruments are inserted so the surgeon can see inside and remove the gallbladder without making a larger incision.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Laparoscopic cholecystectomy

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Laparoscopic cholecystectomy:

Other Surgical Options: Laparoscopic cholecystectomy

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Laparoscopic cholecystectomy may include these surgeries:

Anesthetic Requirements for Laparoscopic cholecystectomy

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Laparoscopic cholecystectomy may include:

Procedure Complications: Laparoscopic cholecystectomy

Possible surgical complications of Laparoscopic cholecystectomy may include:

  • Bleeding
  • Infection
  • Injury to common bile duct
  • Injury to other organs
  • Adverse reaction to anesthesia

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Laparoscopic cholecystectomy

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: Excellent prognosis. This surgery is successful for the majority of patients.

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Laparoscopic cholecystectomy: Five to ten days.

Descriptions of Laparoscopic cholecystectomy

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy: removal of the gall bladder through small punctures in the abdomen to permit the insertion of a laparoscope and surgical instruments
Source: WordNet 2.1

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Laparoscopic cholecystectomy) include:

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