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Gallbladder Removal Surgery Abroad

Details of leading international hospitals performing Gallbladder Removal Surgery to foreign patients.

Anadolu Medical Center

Anadolu Medical Center is one of the most modern, comprehensive and respected hospitals in Turkey. Anadolu is affiliated with John Hopkins Hospital.

Listed general surgeon:

Dr. Metin Çakmakçı

Oncological Surgery, Surgical Infections, Breast Surgery, Surgical approach in trauma

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Gallbladder Removal Surgery

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Sheba Medical Center

The largest medical centre in Israel and the Middle East, internationally renowned for it's medical excellence. Around 31,000 inpatients are treated annually.

6 listed general surgeons:

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Prof. Mordechai (motti) Gutman

Director of the Department of General Surgery B

Dr. Yuri Goldes

Deputy Director, Department of General Surgery

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Gallbladder Removal Surgery

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Vithas Xanit International Hospital

The General Surgery Department uses the most advanced technology to offer cutting edge resources and the latest generation equipment for each treatment, not forgetting a human and personal touch for each patient.

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Gallbladder Removal Surgery

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Infirmerie Protestante de Lyon

General and Digestive Surgery in Lyon - Clinic of the Protestant Infirmary The technical platform of the Protestant Infirmary allows the specialty to take care of complex pathologies and ensure optimal follow-up of our patients.

3 listed general surgeons:

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Dr. Garbit

General and Digestive Surgeon

Dr. Raspado

General and Digestive Surgeon

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Gallbladder Removal Surgery

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Grupo Hospitalario Quirónsalud

Quirón has an internationally prestigious medical staff, the largest in the sector, and is also the principal hospital network in terms of patient numbers and care facility area. The group administers 38 healthcare centers, more than 2,864 hospital beds and 7,500 associate doctors.

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Gallbladder Removal Surgery

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Bangkok Hospital Pattaya

This multi-specialty tertiary hospital offers various medical services as well as dental procedures to local and overseas patients. It serves over 100,000 international patients every year.

10 listed general surgeons:

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Dr. Paiboon Benjarattanaporn

Laparoscopic Surgery

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Gallbladder Removal Surgery

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Medipol Mega University Hospital

Medipol Mega Hospital Complex is a modern medical facility with four specialist hospitals and an extensive selection of high caliber medical devices available for use. The hospital provides treatments in a wide variety of medical fields in its 470 bed facility.

13 listed general surgeons:

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Prof. Dr. Hamdi Karakayali

General Surgery / Organ Transplantation Specialist

Prof. Dr. Mustafa Öncel

General Surgery Specialist

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Gallbladder Removal Surgery

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Hospital Ruber Internacional

The department of General Surgery offers a wide range of investigations and treatment for benign and malignant surgical diseases with specific sub-speciality interests in upper and lower gastrointestinal surgery.

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Gallbladder Removal Surgery

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Clinica UNIBE

General surgery is the specialty of medicine that has competence in the diagnosis and treatment of pathologies that are resolved by surgical or potentially surgical procedures, both elective and emergency.

4 listed general surgeons:

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Dr. Danilo Sánchez

General Surgery

Dr. Mario Murillo

General Surgery

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Gallbladder Removal Surgery

4,200 US$

108 Medical Chambers

108 Medical Chambers is a private clinic which is comprised of The London Breast Clinic, The London Skin Clinic, The Gilmore Groin and Hernia Clinic, The London Rectal Clinic, The London Thyroid Clinic and the 108 Xray and Imaging clinic.

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Gallbladder Removal Surgery

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About Gallbladder Removal Surgery

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.

What is gallbladder removal surgery?
Gallbladder removal surgery (also known as Cholecystectomy) is a surgical procedure performed to remove the gallbladder. Removal of the gallbladder will not cause any threats to your life.

What are the different types of gallbladder removal surgery?

There are two types of gallbladder removal surgery:
 

  • Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal Surgery
    This method uses a laparoscope to remove the gallbladder. A laparoscope is a flexible endoscopic tube with a camera and light attached to it. It transmits images from the gallbladder to a monitor or an eyepiece for the surgeon to view.
    3 or 4 small incisions are made in the abdomen through which the laparoscope and other surgical instruments are inserted into the abdomen. Air is blown into the abdomen to expand it for better operation and view. First, the bile ducts and blood vessels connected to the gallbladder are cut. Then the laparoscope removes the gallbladder.
  • Open Incision Gallbladder Removal Surgery
    In this method of gallbladder removal surgery, a large incision of about 5 to 7 inches is made in the upper right part of the abdomen, beneath the ribs. First, the bile ducts and blood vessels connected to the gallbladder are cut. Then the gallbladder is removed.

    In both the methods of surgery, a cholangiogram is also performed. This is a particular x-ray in which some dye is jetted into the common bile duct. This dye will help in locating stones that are outside the gallbladder. If there are stones, they will be removed.

How to prepare for a gallbladder removal surgery?
  • The patient may need to have certain medical tests, such as:
    • Blood test
    • Electrocardiogram
    • Chest x-ray
    • Gallbladder x-rays
  • The patient should inform the doctor about
    • Health and medical conditions such as pregnancy or heart disease
    • Any medication the patient may be taking
  • There are some medications that the doctor may ask the patient to avoid a week before the surgery.
  • The stomach should be empty before the surgery.
  • The patient should stop eating solid or liquid food since the night before the surgery.

Duration of procedure/surgery : Approximately 1 hour

Days admitted : Laparoscopic surgery: 1 to 2 days Open Incision surgery: 2 to 6 days

Anesthesia : General anesthesia

Recovery : Recovery in a laparoscopic surgery is faster that an open incision surgery. During the stay in the hospital: - An incentive spirometer is used for the patient to breathe. This ensures that the lungs work well and remain healthy against the risk of pneumonia. - Intravenous fluids are given to the patient before starting normal food and drinks. - The patient may be required to wear pressure stockings that help in the prevention of blood clotting.

Risks : The risks involved in a gallbladder removal surgery are: - Allergy to medication - Risks of anesthesia - Infection - Injury to the bile ducts and intestines - Pancreatitis - Bleeding

After care : - The patient may have 1 or 2 drainage tubes in the abdomen which is used to remove any fluid left in the abdomen and to drain bile. These will be removed in 2 to 4 weeks. The doctor’s instructions on taking care of these drains should be followed carefully. - After getting discharged from the hospital, the patient should not drive home from the hospital. An arrangement should be made for someone to drive the patient home. - The patient should not be involved in strenuous activities and lifting heavy objects. - The doctor may prescribe pain medications to ease the pains on the surgical wounds. - The doctor’s instructions on treating the wounds should be followed carefully. - The wound area should be kept clean and dry. The patient should inform the doctor if the following symptoms occur: - Fever above 101 degree Fahrenheit - Bleeding and pus formation on surgical wounds - Breathing difficulty - Severe abdominal pain - Coughing that does not recover - Unable to eat or drink - Stool is gray in color - Skin becomes yellow in color

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