Cholecystectomy is a surgical procedure which involves removal of a diseased gallbladder. The gallbladder is a small pear-shaped organ located just beneath your liver, in the upper right quadrant of your belly. The function of gallbladder is to store bile; a fluid with digestive enzymes, produced in your liver. There are various surgical approaches and techniques to perform cholecystectomy. General Surgeon, Dr. Chanu Dasari is a leading gallbladder specialist and offers high standard minimally invasive surgical treatments with exemplary results.
Clinical presentation of gallbladder problems depend on the various dysfunctions of the hepatobiliary system. Common signs and symptoms include:
Cholecystectomy is indicated in various disease states related to the hepatobiliary system and gallbladder. Common indications for which a cholecystectomy procedure is needed includes:
Gallbladder dysfunction has a widespread presentation. If you have long-term indigestion, often feel nauseous, experiencing a chronic abdominal pain or a sudden onset pain radiating to your shoulder or back, it is important you visit a gallbladder specialist to have yourself evaluated and discuss your treatment options.
Minimally invasive cholecystectomy (laparoscopy). Undertaken by making four small openings in the abdomen. A tube with a tiny camera is introduced into the abdomen via one of the openings. Dr. Dasari will inspect hepatobiliary organs through a video monitor while using surgical instruments inserted in the rest of the openings in the abdomen to remove gallbladder.
Conventional cholecystectomy (Open surgery). Dr. Dasari will make an incision in the abdomen just below your ribs on the right side. The muscles and tissues are pulled back to expose the liver and gallbladder. Your surgeon will then remove the gallbladder. The surgical wound is sutured at the end.
Experienced general surgeon, Dr. Chanu Dasari is adept in identifying and treating gallbladder disease. After a personalized evaluation, Dr. Dasari can prescribe the best surgical and non-surgical treatment options.
If you experience any of the symptoms above, schedule an appointment with Dr. Dasari at his Henderson clinic today! You can call his clinic at (702) 602-6600 for a consultation.