Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is the removal of the


with the aid of a camera inserted into the abdomen (also known as keyhole surgery). A

General Surgeon

makes a small incision in the abdominal wall near the navel, through which a


, a flexible lighted tube with a camera attached, is inserted to view the gallbladder. The surgery is carried out with instruments inserted in three other small cuts made in the right upper part of the abdomen. The gallbladder is then taken out through one of the incisions. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is a minimally invasive technique that permits a shorter hospital stay and shorter recovery time with less pain.

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Dr Christos Apostolou is a specialist gastrointestinal surgeon in the fields of upper GI, liver, biliary and pancreatic surgery . . . .


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Areas of Special Interest, Laparoscopic Surgery, Hernia Surgery, General Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Endoscopy, Colonoscopy . . . .



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Upper and lower GI endoscopy. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Hernia surgery. Surgery for morbid obesity . . . .


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Dr McKay is committed to providing you with the latest safe, minimally-invasive surgical techniques, including endoscopic surgery, and transanal endoscopic . . .



Areas of Special Interest
Skin cancer, Laparoscopic Surgery, Gallbladder, Hernia, Carpal Tunnel, Dupuytren’s, Ganglion, Vasectomy, Haemorrhoidectomy . . .

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