Cholecystectomy is a surgical procedure to remove the gallbladder, a pear-shaped organ that is located just below the Liver, in the upper right part of the abdomen. The Gallbladder collects and stores bile, a digestive juice produced in the Liver.
Cholecystectomy may be necessary if you experience pain due to Gallstones that block the passage of bile. Cholecystectomy is a frequent surgery that carries a very low risk of complications. In most cases, you will be able to return home the same day as Cholecystectomy is performed.