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Dr. Sonal S. Ingle

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Your Guide to Cancer and Laparoscopy Information

Gall stones

They are formed inside the gall bladder as a result of precipitation of cholesterol and bile salts from the bile.

Types of gallstones:

  • Cholesterol stones
  • Pigment stones
  • Mixed stones - the most common type. They are comprised of cholesterol and salts.
  • No symptoms.
  • Abdominal bloating
  • Recurring intolerance of fatty foods
  • Steady pain in the right upper abdomen that increases rapidly and lasts from 30 minutes to several hours.
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Indigestion & belching.
  • Ultrasound of abdomen
 Common complications causes:
  • Acute infection of the gallbladder
  • Pus formation in the gallbladder
  • Jaundice when the stone block the bile duct that connects the liver to the small intestine
  • Severe, life-threatening infection of the pancreas (pancreatitis)
  • For symptomatic gallstones operation is called laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
  • The surgeon makes few tiny incisions in the abdomen and inserts surgical instruments and a miniature video camera into the abdomen.
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