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Your gallbladder is a small organ beneath the right side of the liver.
Function of the gallbladder
The gallbladder collects and stores a liquid called bile that helps your body break down food.
Small, hard deposits called gallstones can form in the gallbladder. This is a common condition.
Gallstones can often cause pain and other complications.
These complications can include:
(The bile duct connects the gallbladder with your intestines)
Treatment of gallbladder problems
Removal of the gallbladder is usually the best way to treat gallbladder problems. A majority of gallbladder removal procedures can be done via keyhole/laparoscopic surgery.
Removal of the gallbladder is not associated with any impairment of digestion in most people.
What are the advantages of laparoscopic gallbladder surgery?
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