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Gallbladder removal - Series

Aftercare

Aftercare

Overview

Most patients who undergo laparoscopic cholecystectomy can go home the day of surgery or the next day, and resume a normal diet and activities immediately. Most patients who undergo open cholecystectomy require 5-7 days of hospitalization, are able to resume a normal diet after one week, and normal activities after 4-6 weeks.

Update Date 7/30/2014

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