News tagged with gallbladder surgery

Study finds gallbladder surgery can wait

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy, a minimally invasive procedure to remove the gallbladder, is one of the most common abdominal surgeries in the U.S. Yet medical centers around the country vary in their approaches to the procedure ...

Sep 23, 2014
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Gallbladder surgery risks studied

(Medical Xpress) -- Elderly patients having gallbladder surgery may be more at risk depending on where they are treated.

Jun 29, 2012
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Robotic surgery with one small incision

On Tuesday (Dec. 20), Dr. Santiago Horgan, chief of minimally invasive surgery at UC San Diego Health System, was the first surgeon in the United States to remove a diseased gallbladder through a patient’s belly button ...

Dec 22, 2011
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