Treatments for Gallbladder Disease

Traditional Gallbladder Disease Treatments

  • laparoscopic cholecystectomy

Alternative Treatments

  • oral bile acid dissolution therapy
  • contact solvent dissolution
  • mechanical extraction through a catheter placed into the gallbladder either through the skin or through and endoscope
  • fragmentation through shock-wave lithotripsy combined with bile acid dissolution

What are the symptoms of Gallbladder Disease?

Visit our Women's Health Symptoms Guide Index for more information about gallbladder disease and other women's health conditions.

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Remember it is always your choice to seek a second opinion if you are uncomfortable or have any unanswered questions about the treatment recommended by your health care provider.

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