A cholecystectomy is the surgical removal of the gallbladder, an organ located just under the liver on the upper right quadrant of the abdomen. It is primarily performed to treat gallstones. The two basic types of this procedure are open cholecystectomy and laparoscopic. The laparoscopic procedure is currently used for approximately 80% of cases. The laparoscopic method uses several small incisions to allow insertion of small thin tubes with video cameras (laparoscopes) and surgical instruments attached to perform the surgery.
|Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder - Gallstone Removal Surgery) Cost Average||$9,700.00|
|Facility||City||Type||Procedures Last Year|
|Springhill Medical Center||Mobile||Acute Care Hospital||0 - 500||Free Quote|
|Mobile Surgery Center||Mobile||Ambulatory Surgical Center||0 - 500||Free Quote|
|Surgicare of Mobile||Mobile||Ambulatory Surgical Center||0 - 500||Free Quote|
|Mobile Infirmary Medical Center||Mobile||Acute Care Hospital||0 - 500||Free Quote|
|Providence Hospital||Mobile||Acute Care Hospital||0 - 500||Free Quote|
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