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How to Treat Gallstones?

Medical Treatment:
  • If it is asymptomatic, then active monitoring is required. Any symptoms need treatment. Medications are rarely effective and not considered
  • Can be open or laparoscopic(keyhole), Usually done for painful gall stones or obstructing gall stones. If surgery not feasible, then a temporizing interventional radiological procedure called Cholecystostomy can be done to drain the gall bladder