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Manipal Hospitals Old Airport Road

Manipal Hospitals Old Airport Road

4 Laparoscopic Surgeon
8 - 54 years experience
Old Airport Roadand 1 other centers
₹600 - ₹2830Consultation Fees
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Dr. Venkataramana

Laparoscopic Surgeon
53 years experience overall
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Dr. Shiva Kumar

Laparoscopic Surgeon
22 years experience overall

Dr. Parameshwara C M

Laparoscopic Surgeon
29 years experience overall

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Dr. Kiran K J

Laparoscopic Surgeon
19 years experience overall

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Dr. Neel Shetty

General Surgeon
25 years experience overall
800 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Vikram Belliappa

Laparoscopic Surgeon
22 years experience overall

Dr. Ramesh T S

General Surgeon
27 years experience overall

Dr. Nanda Rajaneesh

General Surgeon
28 years experience overall

Dr. Rajasekhar

Laparoscopic Surgeon
43 years experience overall
1100 Consultation fee at clinic
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Dr. Ravishankar Bhat

GastroIntestinal Surgeon
32 years experience overall
850 Consultation fee at clinic

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy?
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy is the surgical removal of the gall bladder with the help of a laparoscope. A gall bladder is a small pear-shaped pouch present just below the liver and upper side of the abdomen. Gall bladder helps in the collection and storage of the bile. In some conditions, there will be the formation of the gallstones in the gallbladder. This may lead to blockage of the gall-ducts resulting in severe pain in the abdomen. This also leads to infection and inflammation of the gallbladder. During these conditions, Cholecystectomy is recommended. Cholecystectomy is a very common procedure with minimal risks and complications.

What are the advantages of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy?

The following are advantages of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy:

  1. Reduces the pain 
  2. Removes gallstones
  3. Reduces inflammation
  4. Helps in treating other complications caused by the infection of the gallbladder
  5. No recurrence of the gallstones

What are the indications of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy?

The following are the indications of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy:

  1. Cholelithiasis (stones in the gall bladder)
  2. Choledocholithiasis (stones in the bile duct)
  3. Cholecystitis (inflammation of the gallbladder)
  4. Pancreatitis due to the presence of stones in the gallbladder

What is the preparation for Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy?

The preparation steps for Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy are as follows:

  1. You may be asked about your present and past medical history and medication history.
  2. Inform your doctor if you are using any blood thinners or pain killers.
  3. Few days before the surgery, the doctor may prescribe a solution that will help in removing the stool and waste products from your intestines.
  4. The doctor may ask you to undergo different lab tests before the surgery.
  5. You may be having some imaging tests to see the condition of the gallbladder.
  6. You may be advised to stop eating or drinking before 6 hours of the procedure.
  7. Let your doctor know about your allergies to certain types of anesthesia or any known contrast dyes.

What are the steps involved in Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy?

The following are the steps involved in Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: 

  1. General anesthesia will be given to avoid pain during the surgery. 
  2. A tube is sent down the throat which will help the patient to breathe.
  3. The next step involves making few incisions in the abdomen by your surgeon.
  4. A thin tube with a tiny video camera is sent through the abdomen. This helps in sending the live images to the video monitor. 
  5. The other surgical tools are inserted through the remaining incisions and the gall bladder is removed.

What is the post-surgery care/recovery care for Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy?

The following are the post-surgery care/recovery care for Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy:

  1. After surgery, the patient may feel very drowsy for the next few hours due to anesthesia.
  2. If there is pain at the site of incision, then consult your doctor. If the pain is severe, use the pain killers as directed by your doctor.
  3. If bleeding is seen at the incision site, consult your doctor as soon as possible.
  4. Follow all the instructions given by the doctor without fail.  
  5. Make follow-up visits to the doctor to remove sutures or to know if the sutures are healed, and to monitor your condition, etc.

Who can perform Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy?

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy is can be performed by a certified and skilled General surgeon or Gastro-Intestinal surgeon or Bariatric surgeon who is experienced in Cholecystectomy.

What is the cost of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy?

The cost of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy may vary according to the following factors:

  1. Admission fee
  2. Doctor fee
  3. Type of hospital
  4. Age of the patient
  5. Type of surgery
  6. The medical condition of the patient
  7. Post-surgical complications that are involved
  8. The admission room that you opted for
  9. Any other lab tests or examination tests such as X-ray, ECG, etc

The minimum cost in Bangalore starts at Rs.80,000. 

The average cost in Bangalore is approximately Rs.1,00,000.

The maximum cost in Bangalore can rise up to Rs.1,50,000

Is Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy a major surgery or minor surgery?

The minor or major surgery depends on the type of surgery the doctor is performing. Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy is a minimally invasive surgery.

What is the eligibility criteria for Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy?

People who can undergo Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy are:

  1. Individuals who are suffering from severe pain in the back and upper-right abdomen region.
  2. People with abdominal discomfort.
  3. Individuals who are having yellow skin and eyes [Jaundice].
  4. People suffering from fever, sweating, chills, and nausea.
  5. People with a good immune system.

What is the ineligibility criteria for Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy?

People who can undergo Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy are:

  1. Individuals who are suffering from gallstones and can be treated with medications.
  2. People with severe health problems such as liver failure, kidney dysfunction, or pancreatitis.

What are the risks and complications associated with Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy?

Risks and complications associated with Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy are :

  1. Leakage in the bile
  2. Bleeding
  3. Blood clots
  4. Pancreatitis
  5. Infection
  6. Damage to nearby structures such as small intestine, liver, or bile duct

How long does it take to complete Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy?

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy may take almost 1 to 2 hours to complete. Sometimes it may take more than the usual time depending on the condition of the patient.

What is the recovery time?

People who undergo Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy may take around 1week to recover completely.

What is the success rate of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy?

The success rate of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy depends on the following factors:

  1. Age of the patient
  2. The medical condition of the patient
  3. Experience of the surgeon
  4. Type of surgery or procedure performed

However, the success rate of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy maybe 95%.

Is Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy painful?

Every surgery comes with a certain level of pain and some discomfort. You won't be experiencing pain during this process because you will be under general anesthesia. There may be some discomfort after the procedure.

Is Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy permanent?

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy is a permanent surgery which helps to remove the gall stones and gall bladder.

What are the long-term results of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy?

The long-term results of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy are:

  1. Relieves the symptoms of Gallbladder dysfunction
  2. Relieves pain and discomfort

Can Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy be detected in the future?

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy can be detected in the future as the gall bladder is removed.

What are the options if Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy fails?

If Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy fails then the doctor may recommend revision surgery.

What are the alternatives for Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy?

The following are the alternatives of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy:

  1. Extracorporeal shockwave crushing of Gallstones
  2. Medications