What is Gallbladder?
The gallbladder is a small organ present in your body that is located below the liver. It helps in storing bile that helps with digestion.
What are Gallstones?
Gallbladder stones also commonly known as Gallstones are the stones that are generally made of cholesterol forming in the gallbladder that requires gallbladder stone treatment in Gurgaon.
Gallbladder stones are the hard deposits of elements in the bile, which forms inside the gallbladder require gallbladder stone removal.
What are the different types of Gallstones?• Cholesterol stones :
These are the gallstones composed of cholesterol and are usually yellow-green in colour. They're amongst the most common kind of stone in the gallbladder.• Pigment stones :
Pigment stones are smaller and darker in colour and are composed of bilirubin, that originates from bile.
What are the causes of Gallstones?
• Being overweight
• Motility troubles with gallbladder
• High Cholesterol level
• Fatty diet
If you are a women or someone over 40 years of age, you might have high chances of suffering from gallbladder stones.
What are the symptoms of gallstones?
Gallstones are usually asymptomatic. However, seeing a doctor is important if you have the following symptoms:
• Pain in the upper abdomen that radiates to the back
How are gallbladder stones diagnosed?
For determining whether you have stones in your gallbladder, your doctor may recommend you to get an ultrasound.
An ultrasound is a reliable way to diagnose gallbladder stones.
How to prevent the formation of gallstones?
various risk factors for gallstones are uncontrollable such as family history, age, race, and gender.
However several risk factors are related to diet, that can be controlled.
Living a healthy lifestyle is also of great help.
Why should I need the removal of my gallbladder?
Gallstones that can cause various problems to your gallbladder, your bile ducts, or cause even your pancreas to become inflamed needs gallbladder removal
If you are facing any of these problems, your doctor will suggest a cholecystectomy i.e. gallbladder stone surgery.
What are the available treatment options?
There is generally no need for gallbladder stones treatment in gurgaon unless they cause pain. Sometimes you can eliminate gallstones without even noticing.
However if you’re facing pain, you might have to undergo surgery. A surgeon will safely remove your gallbladder if gallstones are leading to any complications.
For a safe gallbladder stone removal at our centre, the following procedures are usually performed.Open Surgery (Cholecystectomy):
Open gallbladder stone removal, also known as open cholecystectomy, refers to a type of surgery that is done for removing the gallbladder with the help of making a large incision in the abdominal region.
Open surgery results in a scar that measures between 10-20cm.
Surgeons carry out open surgery only on patients where laparoscopic surgery is not suitable for gallstones treatment due to medical complications.
With open surgery, you will have to stay in the hospital for 2-3 days.Laparoscopic Gallbladder stone surgery:
Laparoscopic gallbladder stone surgery needs very little time for recovery and has a very low risk of infection as opposed to the traditional open surgery.
Laparoscopic surgery is a surgery that is performed under general anaesthesia. The surgeon will typically make around three or four, small incisions of 5-10 mm in the abdomen.
Surgeon then inserts a tiny device into the incisions and discreetly remove the gallbladder.
If the surgeon feels that a laparoscopic procedure is suitable the surgery will probably take only 1-2 hours.
In certain cases, the patient can go back home on the same day, however, sometimes they might need to stay in the hospital overnight.
Most people take around 7 days to fully recover.Single Incision laparoscopic gallbladder Stone removal surgery or Single Incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy:
Single Incision laparoscopic surgery is a laparoscopic technique used for removing the gallbladder is done with a single cut in the belly button/navel that is as tiny as around 2 cm.
This is the most superior form of keyhole operation.
Single Incision laparoscopic gallbladder removal surgery technique does not produce any visible scars compared with open surgery for gallbladder removal or normal laparoscopic gallbladder removal surgery.
In comparison with laparoscopic surgery or Single Incision laparoscopic gallbladder removal, open surgery is quite painful later on.
What is the risk?Risks associated with gallbladder stones treatment in gurgaon may include:
The above-given procedures are quite safe and complications are very few. However, every surgical procedure carries certain risks.
Before the procedure, we indulge in evaluating the patient’s medical history and carries out a complete physical examination for minimizing these risks. Some of these conditions are
• Allergic reaction to anesthesia or any other drugs
• Stomach Injury
• Bile Duct Injury
• Excessive bleeding
• Blood clotting
• Inflammation of the pancreas, also known as pancreatitis
If you have any questions in your mind or have any concerns relating to gallbladder stones treatment, book an appointment for gallbladder stones treatment in gurgaon online or connect by phone with us