What You Can Expect From Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy or Gallbladder Removal Surgery

Laparoscopic gallbladder surgery or cholecystectomy removes the gallbladder and gallstones through several small cuts (incisions) in the abdomen. While the gallbladder serves an important function, it is not essential for a normal, healthy life. When gallstones are persistently troublesome, doctors often recommend removing the organ entirely. This operation is considered among the safest of all surgical procedures. It is also the only treatment method that eliminates the possibility that other gallstones will develop in the future. In the past, removal of the gallbladder was done through traditional "open" surgery, which requires surgeons to make a large incision in the abdomen. Patients fac

Acute Vs Chronic Appendicitis

Appendicitis are usually associated with acute appendicitis and the most common symptom are pain in the abdomen around the belly button which then moves to lower right abdomen and intensifies. Other symptoms includes nausea, mild fever, vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, loss of appetite and inability to pass gas. Cause Acute appendicitis formed from an abdominal infection that has spread to the appendix or an obstruction from hardened stool, a foreign object or an ulcer that has blocked up the appendiceal lumen. If not treated, it can potentially lead to other serious infections. Sometimes, however, the appendiceal lumen will only be partially obstructed, resulting in chronic appendicitis. S

Preparation List Before Surgery

The thought of surgery can be daunting. Now you want to make sure that you are in your best condition for it. Although the preparation depends on the type of surgery, these are some basic advice you can prepare yourself for. If you are not sure, always consult your doctor or surgeon. 1) Eating & Drinking Normally a day before the surgery, your doctor would advice to not eat or drink after a specific time. But it is recommended to eat the right nutrients to boost your immune system and help you heal faster. 2) Medicines Before surgery, you will be advised to stop taking medicines that might result in blood clot which could prolong bleeding during your surgery. Some of the medicines include As

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