A cholecystectomy is performed when the gallbladder is affected by gallstones. The surgery can be done either through laparoscopy or open surgery.
An appendectomy is a surgical procedure that involves removing the appendix. The surgery is performed when the appendix is inflamed or infected.
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastroesophageal reflux occurs when stomach acids come back through the esophagus. Surgical treatment involves reinforcing the lower part of the esophagus to prevent the acids from flowing back.