Surgical Procedures/Abdominal Surgery/Cholecystectomy

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Cholecystectomy

  • A common Operative Treatment for cholecystitis and cholelithiasis where Gallbladder(GB) is removed by surgical method.
  • Commonest choices for removal of gallbladder are:
    • Making small wound/s in the abdomen:
      • e.g. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
    • Making comparatively big wound in the abdomen:
      • e.g. Open Cholecystectomy.

NB! They both have indications and contraindications.

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