Gallbladder stone incidence has increased as Ultrasound abdomen has become very common investigation for pain abdomen. Best doctor gallbladder stone treatment is the Laparoscopic surgeon. The treatment of choice is Laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
Gallbladder stone symptoms
The most common symptom which patient complain is pain localized to the right upper abdomen. Pain is colicky in nature and it occurs due to the stone which causes obstruction at the cystic duct. Biliary colic pain lasts for less than 4 hr. The pain of acute cholecystitis is persistent. If a patient has associated complication due to stone like pancreatitis, cholangitis then the patient will have symptoms associated with these complications also. These symptoms can include jaundice, severe pain abdomen radiating to the back.
Diagnosis of Gallbladder stone
The most common investigation that is used for any pain abdomen is Ultrasound. It will detect stones in the gallbladder and can detect other associated pathology. If CBD is dilated and LFTs are deranged and there is no CBD stone in USG abdomen then MRI/MRCP is done which is more sensitive than USG for detection of Common bile duct stones.
Best doctor for gallbladder treatment is surgeon as the only recommended treatment is surgery. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is done by laparoscopic surgeon. Laparoscopic surgery is also called as minimally invasive surgery as the incision used is minimum. Advantage of minimal incision is that there is less pain in the post-op period. A patient will be mobilized early and early discharge.
Diet after the Gallbladder removal surgery
There is no special diet. It is important to understand that gallbladder removed in gallbladder stone is not a normal gallbladder. It has already lost its function. Function of gallbladder is just storage of bile. Generally, pt is advised not to have heavy fatty for 2-3 months after surgery.