- Expected 25 May 2021
Health resource for those who have ever had their gallbladder removed and still experienced pain and symptoms.
Approximately 20 million people in the United States have gallstones, hardened deposits of bile that can form in your gallbladder. Each year approximately 300,000 surgeries are performed to remove gallbladders due to pain and complications from gallstones. Furthermore, after gallbladder removal, patients can have other health issues arise like gallstones forming in the bile duct, sphincter of oddi dysfunction, and irritable bowel syndrome. Living with Gallbladder Issues offers the most up-to-date and comprehensive information on these issues and includes first-hand account from someone who has experienced it. Living with Gallbladder Issues also includes expert advice from hepatologists, gastroenterologist, other doctors and researchers tackling this health condition, including tips on recognizing common symptoms, best ways to decrease risk, options for effective treatment plans as well as dealing with issues and complications after surgery.