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When is removal of gall bladder mandated? (Dr. Amandeep S.)

  • Gall Bladder Trauma
  • Gall Bladder cancer
  • Acute cholecystitis
  • Gall stones; large sized or several with non functioning gall bladder and pain
  • Gall bladder can be removed with Open abdomen or
  • Laparoscopic mode
  • 5 to 40 % patients develop symptoms like gastrointestinal distress and persistent pain in right upper abdomen after surgery, 20% develop chronic diarrhoea, may require medical treatment.

Dr Amandeep S.

Surgical Specialist, GMSH-16, Chandigarh.


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