A gallbladder needs to be removed before gallstones become painful and life-threatening. Donate, and help fund removal of a diseased gallbladder.
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure for removal of a diseased gallbladder. The operation is done to remove the gallbladder due to gallstones causing pain or infection.
The risk of not having this operation include possibility of worsening pain, worsening symptoms, infection or bursting of the gallbladder, serious illness, pancreatitis and possibly death
Prevalence of gallstones
in general population
conducted in 2020
BENEFITS OF SURGERY
Allows quicker return of bowel function
Improved patient satisfaction
Elimination of life-threatening risks e.g pancreatitis