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What Are Gallstones?

Cholelithiasis, commonly known as Gallbladder stones or Gallstones, are solid deposits of digestive fluids that accumulate in your gallbladder, a small organ beneath the liver.

Gallstones can be divided into two types:

1. Cholesterol stones - Cholesterol gallstones are usually yellow-green in color and are the most prevalent, accounting for 80% of gallstones cases.
2. Pigment stones - Pigment gallstones are smaller dark brown-to-black stones, made of bilirubin, phosphate, carbonate, etc.

Major Factors For Gallstones

Poor Diet
Losing Weight Quickly
Family History of Gallstones
Lack of Physical Activity


Nausea Vomiting

Back Pain

Pain in your right shoulder

Sudden pain in the center and upper right portion of your abdomen

Who All Are At Risk For Gallstones?

  • People aged above 60
  • Diabetes
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Family history
  • Obese people
  • Pregnant women
  • Women who had multiple pregnancies
  • Sudden weight loss

What are the Treatment options for Gallstones?

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy

Open cholecystectomy


Tests and procedures used to diagnose gallstones and complications of gallstones include

Abdominal Ultrasound
CT Scan
Blood Tests

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (gallbladder surgery)

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is one of the most common surgeries. This surgery is usually done for gallbladder disease such as:

  • Gallbladder stones
  • Gallbladder polyps
  • Gallbladder dyskinesia

Benefits of Laparoscopic cholecystectomy

  • Quicker recovery
  • Smaller scars

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