Postcholecystectomical syndrome – a variety of ill effects that are observed after removal of the gallbladder. Postcholecystectomical syndrome is not a distinct disease. He can occur almost immediately after surgery or delayed by several months or years. It is believed that the main cause of postcholecystectomy syndrome is a disorder of the circulation of bile.
However there are other reasons.
– Heavy and dull pain in the right upper quadrant;
– Intolerance of fatty foods;
– Burp bitterness;
– Nausea, vomiting
Postcholecystectomical Syndrome Symptoms appear at different times after surgery. Symptoms may wear casual nature.
If you suspect at manifestations of the syndrome, as early as possible to see a doctor. It is advisable if you go to the surgeon who performed the operation.
The doctor will ask you about the complaints will examine with palpation of the abdomen. Of additional methods you may be assigned:
– Ultrasound of the abdominal cavity
– General and biochemical blood
– Intravenous cholangiography;
– Esophagogastroduodenoscopy for examination of the stomach, duodenum and the area major duodenal papilla;
– Retrograde cholangiopancreatography.
After the removal of the gall bladder should be carefully followed a diet with reduced fat. The fact is that the gallbladder bile reservoir which produces liver. From the gallbladder bile enters the intestine in individual portions. In the absence of gallbladder bile enters the intestine constantly, but in small quantities. That’s why it may be sufficient for digestion of fatty foods. Postcholecystectomical syndrome treatment depends on the identified violations that led to it. Typically, the patient is recommended dietary restriction table with fatty foods, enzyme preparations, antispasmodics, sometimes Cholagogue.
In some cases, you may need to perform repeated operation to eliminate or correct the existing changes.