Why would I need to have gallbladder surgery?

Bryan A. Shouse, MD
Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular)
You would need to have gallbladder surgery if you are experiencing sharp pain after eating and nausea or vomiting. Watch Bryan Shouse, MD, of Frankfort Regional Medical Center, explain the symptoms of gallbladder disease.
The primary reasons for gallbladder removal is gallstones. In this video, Brandon Harrell, MD of Northeast Methodist Hospital explains the causes and symptoms of gallstones.

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