Surgery for Gallbladder Removal– What to expect?

Surgery for removal of the gallbladder, also known as a cholecystectomy, is usually done for treatment of gallstones. Gallstones can cause symptoms such as pain in the upper abdomen sometimes radiating to the back or an acute inflammation of the gallbladder known as acute cholecystitis. A cholecystectomy is a very common procedure in most hospitals for treating patients with gallstones.

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