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Gallbladder Removal Surgery (Cholecystectomy) Abroad

Details of leading international hospitals performing Gallbladder Removal Surgery (Cholecystectomy) to foreign patients.

Anadolu Medical Center

Anadolu Medical Center is one of the most modern, comprehensive and respected hospitals in Turkey. Anadolu is affiliated with John Hopkins Hospital.

Listed general surgeon:

Dr. Metin Çakmakçı

Oncological Surgery, Surgical Infections, Breast Surgery, Surgical approach in trauma

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Vithas Xanit International Hospital

The General Surgery Department uses the most advanced technology to offer cutting edge resources and the latest generation equipment for each treatment, not forgetting a human and personal touch for each patient.

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Medipol Mega University Hospital

Medipol Mega Hospital Complex is a modern medical facility with four specialist hospitals and an extensive selection of high caliber medical devices available for use. The hospital provides treatments in a wide variety of medical fields in its 470 bed facility.

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Prof. Dr. Hamdi Karakayali

General Surgery / Organ Transplantation Specialist

Prof. Dr. Mustafa Öncel

General Surgery Specialist

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Gallbladder Removal Surgery

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Infirmerie Protestante de Lyon

General and Digestive Surgery in Lyon - Clinic of the Protestant Infirmary The technical platform of the Protestant Infirmary allows the specialty to take care of complex pathologies and ensure optimal follow-up of our patients.

3 listed general surgeons:

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Dr. Garbit

General and Digestive Surgeon

Dr. Raspado

General and Digestive Surgeon

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Grupo Hospitalario Quirónsalud

Quirón has an internationally prestigious medical staff, the largest in the sector, and is also the principal hospital network in terms of patient numbers and care facility area. The group administers 38 healthcare centers, more than 2,864 hospital beds and 7,500 associate doctors.

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Medical Port | Medical Solutions Abroad

Medical Port's mission is to provide adequate options for medical care to those looking for medical prevention, diagnosis, treatment and recovery in Portugal

Listed general surgeon:

Dr. Miguel Pinto

Consultant - General Surgery

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Gallbladder Removal Surgery

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Kardiolita Hospital

At Kardiolita Private Hospital, we perform all types of cardiac surgery of various difficulty levels. Our most experienced cardiac surgeons have 40+ years of experience and a record of 5000+ surgeries performed.

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Hospital Quirón Marbella

Hospital Quirón Marbella incorporates prestigious doctors, invests in research and development, technology and continuing education that enhances skills, in facilities, and in an increased operational efficiency in order to provide nothing but the best.

Listed general surgeon:

Dr. Enrique Valdes Aycart

Consultant - General and Digestive Surgery, Oncological Surgery

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Gallbladder Removal Surgery

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Hospital Médica Sur

Prestigious destination that conducts first class medical procedures.

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Centros Especializados de San Vicente Fundación

San Vicente Funacion surgeons and surgical oncologists are highly-skilled generalists, each with versatility and special interests in many of the latest surgical techniques and treatments.

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About Gallbladder Removal Surgery (Cholecystectomy)

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.

Cholecystectomy

A cholecystectomy, also called gallbladder removal, is a procedure where the gallbladder is removed surgically. The gallbladder is situated below the liver and is pear-shaped. The function of the gallbladder is to collect, as well as store bile that is produced by the liver.Cholecystectomy is a very common procedure and is often initiated due to the presence of certain conditions, such as gallstones and cholecystitis, ac ondition where the gallbladder becomes inflamed.

Types Of Cholecystectomy

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

A Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy is a newer type of surgical procedure that can be used to remove a patient’s gallbladder and is less invasive than the traditional surgical option. With a Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy, four incisions are made in the patient’s abdomen – the incisions are very small. A small video camera is then placed through an incision into the abdomen of the patient, which will help guide the surgeon during the removal of the gallbladder.

Open Cholecystectomy

Open Cholecystectomy is a more traditional procedure where a relatively large incision is made in the area where the gallbladder resides. The incision is usually approximately six inches in length and is made below the ribs, on the right side of the body. Tissues on the inside of the patient’s body are pulled backward in order to allow the surgeon to gain access to the gallbladder, which is then removed.


Duration of procedure/surgery : Both Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy and Open Cholecystectomy tend to take approximately one to two hours to complete, given that no complications develop during the procedure.

Days admitted : In most cases, a patient will be allowed to leave the hospital and go home on the same day as the surgical procedure was conducted. In some cases, the patient may be asked to stay overnight in order for the surgeon to monitor the patient. Should any complications develop, the patient may need to stay in the hospital for a longer period of time.

Anesthesia : Patients who need to undergo a Cholecystectomy procedure will be provided with general anesthesia. The patient will not be conscious during the procedure. A tube will be inserted into the patient’s th

Recovery : Patients are taken to a recovery room following the procedure for a relatively short period of time. Here, the patient will wake up, and the surgeon will ensure that no immediate complications are present. The patient may then be allowed to go home after they have fully recovered, or be admitted to the hospital to stay overnight, depending on the findings of the surgeon.

Risks : It is rare for patients to experience complications due to a Cholecystectomy. Complications and risks that may occur in some patients include: • Infection • Heart-related complications • Nearby structures, such as the liver, bile duct, and the small intestine may be injured • Pneumonia • Pancreatitis • Blood clots • Bleeding • Bile leak

After care : Patients are advised to have a friend or a family member with them following the procedure, who will be requested to drive the patient to their home. The patient will also be advised to have someone with them for the first night in order to monitor them and identify the development of any potential complications.

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