Open cholecystectomy surgery

Open Cholecystectomy Surgery for Gallstones

What are the benefits of Open cholecystectomy surgery؟

Open cholecystectomy surgery has too many advantages so it is highly recommended. You must be free of aching during the process. Open cholecystectomy surgery is done under general anesthesia. Intended surgery aimed to avoid the difficulties that gallstones could cause.

Open cholecystectomy surgery
Open cholecystectomy surgery

Are there any replacements for Open cholecystectomy surgery?

It is likely to soften the stones or break them into minor bits but these methods involve side effects, and the gallstones come back mostly. Antibiotics can be used to treat any infections of the gallbladder. A different diet may help to avoid pain. Though, these options will not treat the disorder completely and cholecystectomy is necessary.

What are gallstones?

Gallstones are known as ‘stones’ that are produced in the gallbladder. They are common and can be inherited in families. Gallstones can increase with increasing age. In some people, gallstones can cause severe symptoms with recurrent attacks of abdominal pain which is the most common sign. Gallstones are common problems. A process to eliminate your gallbladder must result in being free of pain. Operation or surgery must prevent problems and done in a safe condition.

Open cholecystectomy surgery
Open cholecystectomy surgery

What does the open cholecystectomy surgery involve?

Open cholecystectomy surgery is done under general anesthesia and usually, it can take approximately one hour. Your doctor cuts the right upper quadrant of your abdomen tissue and frees up the gallbladder duct. Then the surgeon will distinct the gallbladder, and eliminate it.

What difficulties can happen throughout Open cholecystectomy surgery?

  1. Overall Problems
  • Pain
  • Bleeding
  • Infection
  • Scar
  • Developing a hernia in the operation scar site
  • Blood clots formation
Open cholecystectomy surgery
  1. Specific problems of open cholecystectomy surgery
  • Leaking of bile
  • Diarrhea
  • Inflammation in the stomach
  • Chest infection
  • Bile duct injury
  • Bowel injury
  • Retained stones as an example in biliary ducts
  • Persistent pain
  • Serious injury to the liver
Open cholecystectomy surgery
Open cholecystectomy surgery

How soon will I recover after Open cholecystectomy surgery?

You might be able to go home after two to four days. You will be able to return to work in one to two weeks, depending on the extent of surgery and type of your work. Regular exercise would help you to return to normal activities as soon as possible. Before you start exercising, you should ask a member of the healthcare team or your GP for advice. You should make a full recovery and be able to eat a normal diet. During Open cholecystectomy surgery or open gallbladder removal surgery:

  • a large cut is made in right upper quadrant of your abdomen, under ribs
  • medical tools are used to eliminate gallbladder
  • finally the cut is closed with a stitch
  • You’ll need to stay in the clinic for few days
  • Recovery takes a couple of days.

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