Gallstone: Causes, Diagnosis & Treatment

Gallstone disease is common and its incidence is more in female. The Treatment of choice for gallstone is surgery. The Standard Gallbladder Operation is called Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in which whole of the gallbladder is removed. As mostly it is done laparoscopically it is called as laparoscopic cholecystectomy. There is no role of medications in the treatment of Gallbladder stones. The rate of complications due to gallstones does not depend on the number and size of stones

What causes Gallstones

There are various theories regarding the formation of Gallstone. There is no definitive preventive method.

Gallstone Diagnosis

The mainstay of gallstone diagnosis is Ultrasound Abdomen. It will detect the number and size of gallstones. Any associated stones in the Common Bile Duct. Thickening in the gallbladder wall. If there is any doubt of gallbladder cancer on ultrasound CECT abdomen should be done

Gallbladder Stone Treatment

The standard Gallbladder Stone Operation is surgical removal of the Gallbladder. Unlike kidney stones in which only stones are removed in case of gallstones, the gallbladder is removed. The gallbladder has no major function in our body. Gallbladder which is being removed is already diseased one and dose not effect our digestion

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

Lap cholecystectomy is the most common abdominal surgery. It is daycare surgery in which surgery is done in the early morning and the patient can be discharged by the evening. From next day onwards patient can do all his daily normal activities

Dr. Amit Jain MCh Gastrointestinal Surgeon at Max Hospital Patparganj Delhi and Vaishali Ghaziabad is a best laparoscopic surgeon in Delhi for Gallstone surgery. He has been trained at GB Pant Hospital one of the best GI Surgery Institute in India. He has performed various complex GI Surgery in the last 15 years. He is fellow in Advance Laparoscopic Surgery

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