Gallstones
  Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery.
   
  “Each year, in the United States, approximately 500,000 people develop symptoms or complications of gallstones requiring cholecystectomy. Gallstone disease is responsible for about 10,000 deaths per year in the United States. About 7000 deaths are attributable to acute gallstone complications, such as acute pancreatitis
   
   
 
Surgical Procedures  >  Gallstones  >  Surgical Technique    
 
Surgical Technique (Simplified Explanation)

    Under general anesthesia, a 10 mm incision is made at the navel or umbilicus, CO2 is introduced to the cavity, then 3 more incisions are made in the abdomen (one of 10 mm and 2 of 5mm) to introduce the rest of the instruments, the gallbladder and the structures that attaches it to the body are disected, stapled and cutted, then it is extracted through one of the incisons, wich are closed with suture and the procedure is completed.
     
 
Incisions For Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery
 
   
     



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