What can happen if gallstones are left untreated?

What can happen if gallstones are left untreated?

In this video, Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will discuss about gallstones left untreated. Majority of patients with gallstones will not develop symptoms. Only 15% will become symptomatic in 15 years of follow-up. No prophylactic surgery is needed as surgery might carry risk.

Dr. KK Aggarwal

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

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