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Gallbladder Removal

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure utilized to remove the gallbladder.

  • general anesthesia is typically used
  • surgeon will make four small incisions to the abdomen
  • a laparoscope (with a tiny camera) is inserted into the abdomen
  • the abdomen is inflated with carbon dioxide gas to create working space for the surgeon
  • thin surgical instruments are inserted to remove the gallbladder and extract it from the abdomen

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