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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.
These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Laparoscopic cholecystectomy:
Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Laparoscopic cholecystectomy may include these surgeries:
These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Laparoscopic cholecystectomy may include:
Possible surgical complications of Laparoscopic cholecystectomy may include:
The prognosis for a good medical outcome: Excellent prognosis. This surgery is successful for the majority of patients.
Recovery period for Laparoscopic cholecystectomy: Five to ten days.
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy: removal of the gall bladder through small punctures in the abdomen to permit the insertion of a laparoscope and surgical instruments
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