What is Laparoscopic gallbladder removal?

Category: Surgeries

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Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is a procedure done to remove the gallbladder and gallstones through several small incisions in the abdomen. The procedure is often done as an outpatient procedure or may require a one night hospital stay.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Gallstones 67 14
Cholecystitis 9 3
Abdominal pain 3 0
Functional dyspepsia 1 0
Gallbladder polyp 1 1

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 3
Mild 7
None 8

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Laparoscopic gallbladder removal

Side effect Patients
Pain 4
Diarrhea 3
Abdominal pain 2
Decreased appetite 1
Diarrhea after eating 1
Digestive problems 1

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Duration

Stopped having Laparoscopic gallbladder removal

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 94
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 12
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 5
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 4
A little hard to take 5
Not at all hard to take 8
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 5
Not specified 12
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1 patient evaluation for Laparoscopic gallbladder removal

Apr 21, 2018 (Started Apr 21, 2018)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for gallstones)
  • Side effects
    Mild (flatulence)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: One time

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