What is an asymptomatic gallstone?

What is an asymptomatic gallstone?

In this video, by Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will discuss about the asymptomatic gallstones. Asymptomatic gall stones are also known as incidental gallstones which are found in routine health check-up. The percentage of occurrence of complications or symptoms is very low hence prophylactic surgery should be avoided in asymptomatic patients.

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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