Gallbladder is a small sac that holds bile, a digestive juice which helps in the breakdown of dietary fat. When any constituent content in the bile juice increases, gallstones are formed. Gallstones are made from cholesterol, bile pigment and calcium salts. Gallstone is a common digestive disorder that affects 15% of the population having age in the range of 40 years or above. Gallstones may block the ducts and cause infection and inflammation.
Gallstones: Symptoms and Diagnosis
The common symptoms of gallbladder stone disease include:
- Gaseous distension / bloating.
- Pain in upper abdomen along with fever and vomiting.
There are mainly three types of gallstones- mixed stones, cholesterol stones and pigment stones. Diagnosis of gallstones can be made through:
- Liver function tests
- Ultrasound of abdomen
- Radionuclide Scan
Gall Bladder Stones Treatment
Once formed there is no medical treatment and Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy is the only and gold standard treatment for gallstones
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy – Key Hole Surgery
The best hospital which provides gallbladder stone treatment in New Delhi is Max Hospital. Max hospital foundation started in 1985 is a laparoscopy and healthcare hospital having a network of 14 hospitals. The hospital has a team of dedicated specialists who strive to provide comprehended and integrated healthcare services to patients. The laparoscopy department at Max is headed by Dr. Nikhil Agnihotri who is a highly qualified and skilled laparoscopic surgeon in New Delhi.
So don’t be afraid after being diagnosed with having a gallstone as it can be easily treated. Dr. Nikhil Agnihotri provides the best laparoscopic cholecystectomy in India and a fast recovery after surgery.