How long does gallbladder surgery take?

Answer On One Hand: Open Times Are ShorterOpen (traditional incision) and laparoscopic (minimally invasive) are the methods for performing gallbladder surgery (cholecystectomy). Operating times for open c... Read More »

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How long does it take to recover after gallbladder surgery?

A laparoscopic procedure is the preferred way of removing the gallbladder. With this method, recovery is much quicker and patients are most often discharged the following day. Frequently, surgeons... Read More »

Can you take percocet after gallbladder surgery?

My doctor prescribed it for me after gall bladder removal surgery (laproscopic). It probably depends on your doctor and the surgery performed.

How long is the recovery from gallbladder surgery?

Laparoscopic gallbladder surgery can result in soreness in the shoulder and abdomen that can last up to one week. Normal activity, without special activities or diets, can usually be resumed within... Read More »

How long should one wait to resume activity after laparoscopic gallbladder surgery?

Laparoscopic gallbladder surgery is less intensive than open surgery to remove the gallbladder, and usually takes about two hours. Pain and minor inflammation can last up to a week after the surger... Read More »