Gall Bladder Stones

Gall bladder is a tiny bag situated just below the liver which stores bile. Bile is produced by the liver. Sometimes the gallbladder stops working and the bile within the gallbladder forms stones. Anyone can get gallstones, but commonly seen in overweight, females and during pregnancies, age group between 40-50 years.

SYMPTOMS

person having stones can present in many ways, mild symptoms  like fullness and bloating, Acidity, pain abdomen. Severe symptoms  like pain and fever .

COMPLICATIONS

Gallstones can get blocked in the cystic duct or common bile duct causing life threatening condition called Acute cholecystitis or Obstructive Jaundice  if not treated on time. In worst cases gall bladder can necrose and can burst. this can be life threatening

DIAGNOSIS

Diagnosis is done by doing a  simple Ultrasound scan. Sometimes CT scan may be required.

TREATMENT

They are treated by a simple minimally invasive surgery called laparoscopy in which camera and instruments are introduced through tiny 5 mm holes and surgery performed by looking at a TV monitor and pt can be discharged within 24 hrs.

Emergency Cases

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