Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will talk about the gall bladder surgery in a patient with acute cholecystitis in this video. If a patient has an acute cholecystitis or gangrenous cholecystitis, then laparoscopically gall bladder should be removed within 72 hours. An after 72 hours, an open laparoscopy operation should be done. If the patient has a comorbid condition, then it is better to wait and operate after 6-8 weeks of stabilization.
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 is the Past President of the Indian Medical Association and President of Heart Care Foundation of India. He is also the Editor in Chief of the IJCP Group, Medtalks and eMediNexus