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Cost of Gallbladder Stone Surgery in Kolkata

Stones in the gallbladder are called – “Gallstones.” Gallstones are solid deposits of digestive fluid from our food that can form in your gallbladder. Gallstones (stones of the gallbladder) can be of any size, from grain to golf ball. Some people develop just one stone in the gallbladder, while others may develop many gallstones; it depends on people.

Today gallstones are one of the most common digestive disorders in India which usually arises in adults over the age of 40 years but it can affect people of all age groups, children also.

As a result, governments and authorities of Kolkata working to improve the medical care for gallstones. Kolkata is currently one of the best cities to receive sophisticated gallstone therapy because the cost of gallbladder stone is comparably low compare to other cities of India.

Free of Cost Gallbladder Stone Surgery in Kolkata

In Kolkata there are many Government Hospital are available for gallbladder stone treatment and it is 100% free of cost for all patient but in this case you have visit the hospital more and more time due to high patient density in Hospital. Many patients harassed in this process but have no option without.

Golden Option for Government Issued Swasthya Sathi Card Holder for Free Treatment in Kolkata

       If you are a Swasthya Card Holder then this is the golden option while looking for Gallbladder treatment in Kolkata. There are mingle of private hospitals and nursing home active in Kolkata valid for Swasthya Sathi Card.  You may visit those hospital nearest to your location and apply for it.

Cost Depending Factor for Gallstones Recovery

Surgery costs are always greater, whether it’s for gallstone, piles, hernias, or anything else, and this is the main reason people seek costing for it. It’s also the main concern of all patients.

 In terms of gallstone surgery, prices vary from Rs 35 K to 1.5 L in Kolkata, depending on the procedure, hospital charges, patient condition, and doctor charges.

Condition of Gallstone –

Gallstones can develop to be up to 5 cm long. Though it is uncommon, there is always the risk that the situation will worsen and the stones will get larger. If this occurs, the procedure will be more difficult and time-consuming. As a result, the price of gallstone surgery varies depending on the severity of the problem.

Doctor’s Fee

In India, A more experienced doctor has higher charge for both the consultation and the procedure. It is critical to have gallstone surgery performed by a skilled surgeon who will adhere to all safety precautions. The surgeon will also be well-versed in minimising the dangers and difficulties that come with the procedure. As a result, the doctor’s consultation and operating charge will be considerable, raising the surgery cost.

 Tests for Gallstone Surgery

For gallstone surgery doctor recommend a series of tests before surgery including –

  • Abdominal Ultrasound
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • CT Scan
  • HIV 1 and HIV 2
  • Electrocardiogram (ECG)

Other tests, such as a blood test, liver function test, and urine test, are used in addition to the ones indicated above. All these tests help the doctor to determining the severity of the condition and narrowing down the best treatment option for the patient. And each test will cost you a set amount, increasing the cost of gallstone surgery even more.

Recommended Treatment

  • Laparoscopic SurgeryLaparoscopic gallbladder surgery, also known as laparoscopic cholecystectomy, is a laparoscopic surgical procedure carried out for the removal of the gallbladder. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy or gallbladder removal surgery is often executed to treat gallbladder stones or any severe conditions of the gallbladder.  In modern days doctor recommended this procedure for greater safety and higher precision but the cost of laparoscopic gallstone surgery is higher compare to open surgery and the basic cost of laparoscopic gallstone surgery is around 35 K to 1.5 L approximately.
  • Open Surgery — in an open surgery, doctors open the abdomen around the afflicted gallbladder and push the displaced tissue back into place, often with the use of a surgical mesh. Because no new technique or equipment is necessary, this sort of treatment is safe and costs less than laparoscopic gallstone surgery and it is approx Rs 35K in Kolkata.

Doctors examine the situation carefully and offer a specific treatment approach based on the disease’s intricacy.

Hospital Charges

Admission and discharge fees are charged by hospitals and clinics for every medical facility. You will also have to select the sort of room in which you intend to stay. You can choose from a single room, a double occupancy room, a triple occupancy room, or a general ward with more than three patients. The hospital will charge for each type of room based on the amenities and service provided.

Profile of Dr Sayandev Dasgupta

Dr. Sayandev DasGupta is one of the pioneers among the very few doctors who introduced laparoscopic surgeries in Kolkata in the year of 1992. He has been working with diverse types of laparoscopic surgical procedures including gallbladder surgeries for almost 3 decades and became one of the most reliable laparoscopic surgeons in Kolkata as well as across the country.

About the author

I am a medical writer based in Kolkata with over 10 years of experience translating specialized medical topics into easy-to-understand language. Throughout my career, I have written extensively online and for various publications, covering a wide range of subjects from diseases and conditions to treatment methods, wellness advice and healthcare technology. In addition to authoring many articles and blogs, I have also worked as a copywriter developing content for leading pharmaceutical and medical device companies as well as patient education resources. Holding a post-graduate degree in Mass Communication, my goal is to make complex healthcare information more accessible for readers. I strive to improve health literacy through my clear writing style that aims to explain specialized topics understandably.