Gallbladder surgery, is often recommended as the best treatment for pain associated with gallstones — hardened deposits that form from bile, the liquid stored in the gallbladder that aids in digestion.

Your surgeon use open or laparoscopic surgery to remove gallbladder. With open surgery, your surgeon will operates through one large incision. During laparoscopic surgery, your surgeon will operate through a few small incisions. Laparoscopic surgery can lead to patient faster recovery, less pain and small scars.

Who needs gallbladder surgery?

People who have gallstones may need gallbladder surgery. Gallstones are small, pebble-like deposits that build up in gallbladder.
Some individual don’t feel gallstones or know they have them. Sometimes, gallstones block the bile flow and affect your pancreas or gallbladder. You may have:

  • Abdominal pain, (in the upper right part of your belly)
  • Jaundice
  • Nausea and vomiting