The main stay of gallbladder cancer treatment is Surgery. However surgery is possible in few patients only as most cases are diagnosed in advance stage
Surgery as Gallbladder Cancer Treatment
The recommended treatment of choice for gallbladder cancer is surgery. CECT abdomen is done which give fine details of gallbladder cancer with surrounding structures which help to decide about the resectability of gallbladder cancer. The standard surgery for gallbladder cancer is radical cholecystectomy. Cystic duct margin is sent for frozen section during surgery. If it is positive then Common bile duct is also excised. After CBD excision a Roux-en-Y Hepaticojejunostomy is done
Chemotherapy is given either as palliative treatment for metastatic gallbladder cancer. It is also given to down stage the tumor if locally advanced but resectable tumor.
When unresectable gallbladder cancer present with gastric outlet obstruction palliative endoscopic stenting is done. It is done by gastroenterologist.
Gallbladder Cancer Treatment Cost in India
It varies from one hospital to other. It also varies according to patient room category. Generally Cost varies from INR 2 lakhs to INR3.5 lakhs
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