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Cholecystectomy Treatment Cost in India

Cholecystectomy is an operation to remove the gallbladder. It is performed when the gallbladder requires removal due to inflammation, stones, or both.

The estimated cost of cholecystectomy surgery in India ranges from 800 USD to 1200 USD.

 The cost of treatment may also differ from one hospital to another depending upon the infrastructure, test facilities, and surgeon, etc. Accommodation can be arranged in the hotels and guest houses located near to the hospitals and the cost may vary from USD 25-100 depending upon the patient’s choices.

Cholecystectomy treatment Hospitals in India

 

Cholecystectomy

Gallbladder
This organ lies near the liver. It stores bile that is made by the liver. Bile helps in the digestion of fatty foods. The gallbladder releases bile into a system of ducts that lead to the small intestine.

Cholecystectomy

A cholecystectomy is an operation to remove the gallbladder. It is performed when the gallbladder requires removal due to inflammation, stones, or both.

 

Causes of Cholecystectomy

Factors that increase the risk of developing gallstones include:

  • Being overweight – particularly when the extra weight is carried around the waist.
  • High Fat and low fibre diet.
  • Having diabetes.
  • High cholesterol levels.
  • Heavy drinking and smoking.

 

Symptoms of Cholecystectomy

Symptoms of cholecystitis can appear suddenly or can develop slowly over a period of years.

Symptoms include:

  • Severe abdominal pains that may feel sharp or dull
  • Abdominal cramping and bloating
  • Pain that spreads to your back or below your right shoulder blade
  • Fever, chills and itching
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Jaundice, which is when your skin and the whites of your eyes turn yellow

 

Cholecystectomy Treatment

(Open) Cholecystectomy

During an open cholecystectomy, your surgeon makes a 6-inch (15-centimeter) incision in your abdomen below your ribs on your right side. The muscle and tissue are pulled back to reveal your liver and gallbladder. Your surgeon then removes the gallbladder

(Laparoscopic) Cholecystectomy

The surgeon makes four small incisions in your abdomen. A tube with a tiny video camera is inserted into your abdomen through one of the incisions. Your surgeon watches a video monitor in the operating room as special surgical tools are inserted through the other incisions in your abdomen and your gallbladder is removed.