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    Gallbladder Surgeon in Kolkata

    What is Gallbladder?

    It is a small, pear-shaped organ situated on the upper right abdomen that stores bile made by the liver. The gallbladder releases this bile to help break down and digest fatty foods. Gallbladder surgery, or cholecystectomy, is performed when gallstones get deposited, causing severe pain in your abdomen.

    Gallbladder Stone Removal Surgery

    Surgery is typically not necessary if you are experiencing no symptoms from your gallstones. If you have gallstones, your stomach will experience a severe, knife-like agony that can continue for several hours. When a gallbladder stones enters or obstructs a bile duct, you may require gallstone removal surgery.

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    Causes & Symptoms of Gallstones

    As compared to men, women are more likely to get gallstones. Additionally, those who are overweight and have a family history of gallstones are more likely to develop them. Excess cholesterol in the bile juice is the leading cause of gallbladder stones, which may occur due to obesity or diabetes.

    Normally, the bile released by the gallbladder is sufficient to break down the cholesterol your liver excretes. However, if your liver excretes more cholesterol than your bile can break down, it may crystallize and eventually turn into gallstones. Gallbladder stones can also be formed if the bile contains too much bilirubin. The bilirubin chemical is produced by the liver due to red blood cell breakdown, liver cirrhosis, and certain blood disorders.


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    Treatment Options for Gallbladder Stones



    The gallbladder cannot be cured using medicines. Doctors usually provide some medicines that may slow the growth of the stones but cannot dissolve them. A doctor uses this treatment only in special conditions, like if you have a serious medical condition and surgery can be critical for you or you are waiting, say, a month before surgery.

    ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)


    ERCP treatment does not remove the gallbladder; it only removes gallstones from the bile duct. This procedure uses a long, thin, flexible tube called an endoscope, which is passed through the mouth and goes down where the bile duct opens in the small intestine.

    Open Surgery

    Open Surgery

    Open surgery is rarely performed, only if the gallbladder is cancerous or laparoscopic surgery fails. In this treatment, a 10 cm cut is made underneath the ribs, and the surgeon performs the surgery in traditional procedure with their surgical tools. Removal of the gallbladder through surgery is highly suggested by doctors as it provides a permanent solution to the infection.

    Laparoscopic Surgery (Cholecystectomy)

    Laparoscopic Surgery

    Laparoscopic surgery is the most recommended treatment for gallbladder surgery. It is usually performed under general anaesthesia to avoid pain during surgery. Two small (5 mm) and one large (10 mm) insertions are made in your abdomen, and then the abdomen is inflated using carbon dioxide to make the procedure easier. In one cut, a laparoscope is inserted, which has a tiny light and video camera at the end. Your surgeon performs the procedure while watching a video screen. The gallbladder will subsequently be removed by your surgeon using specialised surgical tools.



    Cost of Gallbladder Surgery in Kolkata

    Generally, the average cost of gallbladder surgery in Kolkata ranges from Rs. 60,000 to Rs. 1,50,000. This cost may vary depending upon severity of the patient, the treatment required, the complications and the type of hospital selected for operation.

    Dr. Sunil Tibrewal - Gallbladder Surgery Doctor in Kolkata

    Dr. Sunil Tibrewal is a specialist surgeon for gallbladder related diseases. He is the most highly experienced laparoscopic gallbladder surgery doctor in Kolkata, having performed gallstone surgeries for more than 15 years using high-quality treatment and the latest technology.

    Contact us to know more about laparoscopic gallbladder surgery, the treatments we provide, our specialties, and many more options. We are renowned for offering our patients exceptional value. We assist you at every stage and take into account all the nuances of medical procedures.

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      Frequently Asked Questions
      As compared to all treatments, laparoscopy takes the least time. Normally, the whole gallstone surgery procedure takes one or two hours. Some people manage to go home on the same day of the surgery if it is done early in the morning.

      Eat and drink nothing for 6 hours before surgery, and stop taking certain medications as suggested by your doctor. Complete your medical evaluation as recommended by the doctor, such as blood tests, x-rays, and ultrasounds.

      To schedule an appointment with Dr. Sunil Tibrewal, the leading gallbladder surgery doctor in Kolkata, please visit our website and fill out the appointment form with your contact details. Alternatively, you can reach out via phone at 7439743454 or email at sunil@drsuniltibrewal.com, with your preferred date and time. Our team will contact you soon to verify and confirm your appointment.

      Normally, it takes one week to fully recover from laparoscopy. It also depends on the severity of the patient, as everybody has a different recovery period.

      If you are experiencing severe pain in your stomach that continues for several hours, you must consult a doctor. Dr. Sunil Tibrewal is a renowned gallbladder stone specialist doctor in Kolkata, expertise in treat gallstone and any other disorders related to gallbladder.

      The surgery may carry some risk of bleeding, abdominal swelling, bile leakage, and infection. It may disturb the bowel movement for some days after surgery.

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