Difficult Cholecystectomy for Acute Cholecystitis (Video)

Acute Cholecystitis: Treatable with Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy, A Difficult Procedure

Acute Cholecystectomy is regarded as one of the most common as well as severe complications of cholelithiasis. It is a condition which results in inflammation of the Gallbladder. The Gallbladder is regarded as an organ of the body which sits below the liver and helps the body in digesting fat.

In this condition, patient experiences sharp abdominal pain which lasts for several hours. The pain usually occurs in the right side or middle of upper abdomen and spread to right shoulder or back. Some other symptoms experienced by patients are clay-colored stool, nausea, vomiting, chills, whites of eyes and yellowing of skin, etc. Because the condition is acute in nature, therefore it demands immediate medical attention.

Causes of Acute Cholecystitis

The condition occurs when gallstone blocks the cyst duct due to which bile gets trapped in the Gallbladder. When gallstone blocks this duct, bile builds up, causes pressure and irritation to the Gallbladder and leading to infection and swelling. Some other causes of the condition are tumors of gallbladder and serious illnesses like HIV, diabetes, etc.


Primarily, initial treatment is given to patients, which comprises of giving medications to relieve pain and fluids to patients through drip directly into veins. If required, antibiotics are also given to treat infection. After initial treatment, surgeons may recommend surgery for removing the Gallbladder which prevents the chances of recurrence of acute cholecystitis. Cholecystectomy is a surgery performed for removing the gallbladder. Although, surgery can be performed in various ways, laparoscopic cholecystectomy is the most preferred options by experienced surgeons.

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy –  It is a kind of keyhole surgery in which some small incisions are made in the abdomen. Through these incisions, special surgical tools are inserted and the gallbladder is removed.

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy is a difficult and complicated procedure; therefore it becomes vital that patients select their surgeons wisely.

In Dubai, several surgeons are performing this surgery, however success rate of Dr. Ali Reza always remain unbeatable.

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy for Acute Cholecystitis

Dr. Ali Reza is an international famed surgeon, who is known for performing bariatric and laparoscopic surgery with utmost precision. Being a certified European surgeon, he holds specialized knowledge of performing general and laparoscopy surgeries.

He enjoys sound reputation in Dubai healthcare industry and is well-known for performing several surgeries in a day with great success rate. So, if you have any query regarding acute Cholecystitis or want to surrender yourself in the hands of experts, no choice is better than Dr. Ali Reza.

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