Depending on the patient's condition, stones may form in the gallbladder or bile duct; Many disease treatments such as gallbladder inflammation, rapidly growing polyps, biliary tract stenosis and gallbladder cancers can be performed by laparoscopic (closed) surgery.

Gallbladder problems can be seen at any age and in both genders. If left untreated, it can cause serious discomfort. Surgical treatment with laparoscopic, closed method has important advantages for the patient.

How are Gallstones formed?

Most of the stones formed in the gallbladder develop from cholesterol and the rest from pigment, that is, of mineral origin. Depending on the patient's age and weight gain, it is more common in women. While being examined by a physician; Ultrasonography is sufficient to see the stones in the gallbladder. While the patient's surgery decision was made; It is important whether it causes inflammation. If there is no inflammation, gallstones do not require surgery.

Inflammation of the gallbladder

It is usually seen in people with stones in the gallbladder; however, gallbladder inflammation can also occur in patients without stones in the gallbladder. Especially after heavy fat meals, a person's pain may increase, nausea and vomiting may occur. Patients who have gallbladder inflammation are recommended gallbladder surgery.

Kiss. Dr. Atilla YILMAZ
General Surgery
Medilife Beylikdüzü Hospital Chief Physician