Post Cholecystectomy Symptoms

  • Nicholas A. O’RourkeEmail author
  • Anzel Jansen van Rensburg


Most patients do well after cholecystectomy for symptomatic gallbladder disease. Early postoperative complications are important to recognise (Table 15.1) and are discussed in Chaps. 16, 22 and 23. The main focus of this chapter is the assessment of the patient who returns to the surgeon with new or persistent symptoms, a month or later following cholecystectomy.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nicholas A. O’Rourke
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Anzel Jansen van Rensburg
    • 3
  1. 1.Royal Brisbane HospitalBrisbaneAustralia
  2. 2.School of MedicineThe University of QueenslandBrisbaneAustralia
  3. 3.Resident Medical Officer SurgeryRoyal Brisbane HospitalBrisbaneAustralia

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