Cholecystectomy

What is Cholecystectomy?

Cholecystectomy meaning Surgical removal of the gallbladder, an organ located just under the liver on the upper right quadrant of the abdomen. The gallbladder stores and concentrates bile, a substance produced by the liver and used to break down fat for digestion.The gallbladder may be removed in one of two ways: Open method. In this method, a two- to three-inch incision is made in the upper right-hand side of the abdomen. The surgeon locates the gallbladder and removes it through the incision. Laparoscopic method. This procedure uses at least three to four small incisions and three or more laparoscopes

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