Gallbladder Surgery

Gallbladder Surgery

Gallbladder surgery, gallbladder removal is one of the most common surgical procedures. Gallbladder removal surgery is usually performed with minimally invasive techniques, and the medical name for this procedure is laparoscopic cholecystectomy or gallbladder laparoscopy.

What is a gallbladder?

The gallbladder is an organ located in the lower surface of the liver. It consists of three main parts, the fundus or the bottom of the sac, the trunk, and the infandibulum. The function of this sac is to hold the yellow bile fluid BILE. This fluid is secreted from the liver when food enters the stomach and then passed through the bile duct into the gallbladder. Bile is poured into the small intestine through the common bile duct. The job of this liquid is to create a stable emulsion on food fats that is done in the duodenum. Sometimes a person develops gallstones, which can be treated with surgery or laparoscopy if the disease worsens. During surgery, Dr. Sajjad Noor Shafiee, a specialist in gallbladder surgery in Mashhad, usually removes gallbladder laparoscopic surgery in Mashhad and laser gallbladder surgery in Mashhad. In this case, after a while, the bile duct expands and the gallbladder works.

What are the causes of gallbladder problems?

Possible gallbladder problems are usually with gallstones, which are usually small and hard, and mainly include cholesterol and bile salts that form in the gallbladder or bile duct.

It is not clear why some people have gallstones. But the causes can be gender, pregnancy, age over 40, and being overweight. Gallstones are more common in the elderly and in some people due to family history of the disease.

There are no known ways to prevent gallstones.

These stones may block blood flow to the gallbladder and cause irritation and severe pain in the abdomen, vomiting, indigestion, and sometimes fever.

If gallstones block the bile duct, the skin may turn yellow.

How to treat gallbladder problems

Ultrasound is often used to find gallstones

In more complex cases, X-ray tests such as CT scans and nuclear medicine are used to diagnose gallbladder disease.

Gallstones do not go away on their own. Some of them can be temporarily eliminated by adjusting the diet, such as reducing fat consumption. This treatment is temporary and the symptoms will eventually reappear. Unless the gallbladder is removed. Therapies for breaking or expelling gallstones are extremely ineffective.

Gallbladder surgery and its removal is the best and safest treatment for gallbladder disease.

Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery

What are the benefits of laparoscopic gallbladder removal surgery?

In this type of surgery, instead of a 5 to 7 inch incision in the body, laparoscopic minimally invasive surgery is performed by making four small incisions in the abdomen.

Usually the pain after gallbladder surgery is low.

Patients usually open faster than surgical patients.

Most patients are discharged on the same day of surgery and return to their daily activities in a short period of time.

How is gallbladder laparoscopy performed?

  • This is done under general anesthesia.
    The surgeon enters the abdomen using a cannula (a thin instrument such as a tube).
    A laparoscope (a small telescope) attached to a particular camera is inserted through the cannula and shows the surgeon a large view of the patient’s internal organs on a television screen. And after these operations, the surgeon can start gallbladder surgery.

Gallbladder surgery and postoperative measures

  • Gallbladder removal is an important operation on the abdomen and there is a certain amount of postoperative pain. Nausea and vomiting are symptoms that may occur after surgery, or other side effects such as jaundice, dark urine, pale stools, and dead blood. These symptoms go away after 1 or 2 days.
    Most patients undergoing gallbladder laparoscopic surgery can be discharged after surgery and must drink plenty of fluids.
    You can start driving after 3 to 4 days, you should avoid lifting heavy objects for a certain period of time.For more information about Mashhad gallbladder surgery, laparoscopic gallbladder surgery in Mashhad and laser gallbladder surgery in Mashhad, contact Dr. Sajjad Noor Shafiei.

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