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What happens when the gallbladder is removed?

Harsha Vittal, MD
Gastroenterology
Once the gall bladder is removed in a cholecystectomy, the patient's bile must be stored elsewhere. In this video,  gastroenterologist Harsha Vittal, MD, of Good Samaritan Hospital explains how bile from the liver is secreted after the surgery. 

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