Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will discuss the management of asymptomatic gallstones in the diabetic patient in this video. Diabetic patient with silent gallstones shouldn’t be operated. Prophylactic cholecystectomy is not indicated unless the gall stones are more than the size of 3 cm or porcelain gall bladder is present, etc.
Recipient of Padma Shri, Vishwa Hindi Samman, National Science Communication Award and Dr B C Roy National Award, Dr Aggarwal is a physician, cardiologist, spiritual writer and motivational speaker. He was the Past President of the Indian Medical Association and President of Heart Care Foundation of India. He was also the Editor in Chief of the IJCP Group, Medtalks and eMediNexus