Gallbladder removal - Cholecystectomy information and locations in Mexico

Also known as cholecystectomy, is the surgical removal of the gallbladder when it stops working properly or causes pain by gallstones.
The gallbladder can be removed by open, laparoscopic, or robotic surgery, the general surgeon will evaluate which approach is more suitable. In some cases, the operation can start as a laparoscopy and end as open surgery.
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Relieves pain of gallstones
Prevents other conditions
Can be minimally invasive
Procedure: 4 hrs.
Hospital stay: 1 day
Cleared to fly: 2 - 5 days
After surgery
Out of town patients’ follow-ups are scheduled face-to-face with any specialist following the procedure. Patients are clear for flying after 2 - 5 days from the gallbladder removal.
Note: See with the specialist what follow-up or postoperative care you need to take with a primary care physician, or specialist in your home city, regarding sutures or medication adjustments after the procedure.
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Cholecystectomy frequent questions

Get answers to our most frequently asked questions and what to expect after the surgery.
How do I prepare for surgery?
Before the procedure, the specialist may request blood tests and x-rays. You will not be able to eat and drink 8 hours before the procedure.
How long does the recovery take?
Usually patients can return to their normal activities 7 to 10 days later. But it will depend on the surgical approach.
Do I need a special diet after surgery?
After surgery, the surgeon will indicate what food to take. Over time they will adjust until they return to the patient's normal diet.
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Disclaimer: This information does not reflect the medical advice from our clinics. All cases are different and this treatment may not suit you. Always refer to a medical professional with the certification and experience. All of our physicians are fully qualified to perform these procedures. For more information and diagnosis contact one of our top specialized clinics.

In all medical procedures, there are chances of complications, the specialist will provide you detailed information about the risks of the procedure, talk to the specialist directly.