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How Successfully are gallbladder removal surgury's Hopefully there's a MD that might be able to answer.

Looking for a MD to tell me how successful gall bladder removals are, Basically the complications associated, and the risks uninvolved I have a friend that is going to have there's removed and there are many people worrying about the surgery.

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Gallbladder removal's or cholecystectomy is a commonly performed and successful surgery. It is usually performed laprascopically through small incisions in the abdomen. probably the most bothersome thing after surgery is adjusting to a low fat diet. The reason for this is because, without a gallbladder, bile that would normally excreted to absorb fat is not occuring as it is consumed but at a slow trickle, from the liver. This leads to bloating gas and diarrhea. Hope this helps!

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