Gallbladder Removal Laparoscopic Surgery PreOp® Patient Engagement and Education

Your doctor has recommended the removal of
your gallbladder. But what does that actually mean? The gallbladder is a small organ located below
the liver. It’s function is to store bile used by the intestines to digest food. Gallstones – small calcified deposits – sometimes
form and block the bile ducts which lead from the gallbladder to the intestines. In many cases, the problem becomes so severe,
that the only effective treatment is to remove the entire gallbladder. This is the most common reason for gallbladder

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