Gallbladder Surgery in Dunedin
will normally perform a
which is the surgical procedure to remove your gallbladder. A cholecystectomy may be necessary if you experience pain from
due to gallstones. The procedure is most commonly performed by inserting a tiny video camera and special surgical tools through four small incisions to see inside your abdomen and remove the gallbladder. Doctors call this a laparoscopic cholecystectomy. In some cases, the gallbladder will need to be removed with one large incision. This is called an open cholecystectomy.
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Dr Smith is a Consultant General Surgeon at Southland Hospital with specialist training and experience in laparoscopic weight loss surgery and other . . .