Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy - Treatment for Gallbladder Removal
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy is the preocedure of removal of gallbladder by laparoscopy. This is procedure in which laparoscopic techniques are done to remove the gallbladder. This is the minimally invasive surgery which describes the techniques of surgical procedures with assistance of laparoscopy with several computerized techniques. Bhopal Memorial Hospital and many reputed hospitals in Baraut specialize in these techniques of surgery. Bhopal Memorial Hospital and many reputed hospitals in Baraut are completely equipped with state of art facilities which can deal with even the several cases of laparoscopy.
How is the gallbladder removed?
A cholecystectomy is the most commonly performed surgery for gall bladder removal. There are tiny stones that form in gall bladder due to various unknown reasons. These stones, very much unlike the kidney stones cannot be removed non surgically. There are no oral medications to prevent the formation of these stones. These stones are called as the gallstones as they happen to form in the gall bladder. Hence only Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy is the only procedure performed by Gallbladder Surgeon at Bhopal Memorial Hospital Baraut for removal of gallstones.
For this surgery various robotic and computerized surgical equipment are required. The surgery is performed by inserting a thin and tiny video camera which revolves all inside the gallbladder. It has various tiny parts which are inserted through tiny cuts or incisions. Four to five incisions are made where these tiny instruments are put inside to see the abdomen. This is how a gall bladder is removed. In some cases larger incisions are made to remove the gall bladder. But that depends upon the patient's condition. For such conditions, Bhopal Memorial Hospital is fully equipped with advanced techniques of laparoscopy.
How long does it take to perform the surgery?
Altogether it takes on an average 2 hours to perform laparoscopic surgery. The patient is then taken to the recovery room for another one hour, where he/she is observed for post surgery complications if any. There are many reputed hospitals like Bhopal Memorial Hospital and many other hospitals in Baraut which have specialized team of doctors available 24*7 that perform Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy.
Lifetstlye and diet post surgery:
For many lifestyle changes after getting the gall bladder removed. Doctor's advice to take low fat and regulated diet plan. Though there is no change or impairment in your digestive system even after your gall bladder is removed. But you should still take no chance and avoid eating fatty and unhealthy junk food. It usually takes 2 to 3 weeks to recover after the surgery is performed. Though after the surgery, you have to stay in the hospital for 3 to 5 days depending up on the recovery status of the patient. But your recovery time will be longer. However, it might take around 6 to 8 weeks to recover and get back to normal and routine activities. The doctors at the Bhopal Memorial Hospital advise the patient to take complete rest for 6 weeks to avoid any post surgery complications.
The doctors generally advise to take proper intake of food and medications prescribed after the Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy, in order to recover completely. Proper diet and timely intake of food and other supplements should be taken by the patient. However, there is no complication in the digestive system even after the removal of the gallbladder, but the patient should still take complete care of his food intake.