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I had gynecomastia surgery at Coramed recently and was extremely impressed by all aspects of my experience with Coramed. I contacted Anna and arranged the surgery and she was great at answering any questions I had. Aspects such as a hotel and a driver for my time in Poland were arranged for me which was a big help and saved time. Total all-in cost including flights, hotel, driver, tests, the surgery etc was about £2k. The actual clinic is incredibly modern and clean, I knew from reading other reviews that the clinic was very high standard but it was even better than I had expected to be honest. Ive experienced some NHS hospitals in the UK and Coramed was much cleaner and more modern. At the clinic, I met Anna as well as some other nurses over the course of my stay and all of them were so nice and professional. I had some doubts over whether I was making a good decision by travelling abroad for surgery in the days before I flew to Poland but after seeing the clinic and meeting the staff I felt at ease and had no nerves. Anna, the other nurses, the anaesthetist and the night nurse were all amazing and spoke good English. The surgery was performed by Dr Berendt who does gynecomastia surgery very often. I am 3 days post-op but already very happy with my results and glad I decided to get the surgery, he has done a good job. The pain was minimal and only really lasted for 1-2 days. I would definitely recommend Coramed, every aspect of the procedure was done to an extremely high standard and at a fraction of what I would have paid in the UK. I cannot imagine that UK surgeries are offering a service that justifies paying 4x more for the same procedure. I'm very happy I did my research and chose the team at Coramed.
American Heart of Poland, located in Aleja Armii Krajowej, Bielsko Biala, Poland offers patients Cholecystectomy procedures among its total of 377 available procedures, across 31 different specialties. Currently, there's no pricing information for Cholecystectomy procedures at American Heart of Poland, as all prices are available on request only, whilst the national average price is approximately $1,709. There are many specialists available at the Clinic, with 5 in total, and they are not accredited by any recognized accreditations institutes
Luxmed, located in Pulawska, Warsaw, Poland offers patients Cholecystectomy procedures among its total of 74 available procedures, across 14 different specialties. The cost of a Cholecystectomy procedure ranges from $2,011 to $2,100, whilst the national average price is approximately $1,709. There is currently a lack of information available on the specialists practicing at the Clinic, and they are not accredited by any recognized accreditations institutes
European Health Centre, located in Borowa, Otwock, Poland offers patients Cholecystectomy procedures among its total of 67 available procedures, across 15 different specialties. Currently, there's no pricing information for Cholecystectomy procedures at European Health Centre, as all prices are available on request only, whilst the national average price is approximately $1,709. All procedures and treatments are undertaken by just a small team of specialists, with 2 in total at the Clinic, and they are accredited by ISO 9001:2008
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Cholecystectomy, also known as gallbladder removal, is a surgical procedure performed to remove the gallbladder. Your gallbladder is a small, pear-shaped organ in your tummy that stores bile – the digestive fluid that helps break down food. This surgery is performed if you have painful gallstones, which are small stones that form in your gallbladder due to an imbalance in the way your gallbladder works. Cholecystectomy is very common and around 80% of people who have gallstones will need to undergo this surgery.
There are two techniques to perform cholecystectomy: Laparoscopic and open surgery. Laparoscopic is minimally invasive, meaning your surgeon only makes small incisions to insert a tube with a tiny camera and surgical tools into your abdomen. With open surgery, your surgeon makes a bigger incision in your abdomen below your ribs. Both procedures are performed under general anesthetic.
Depending on which technique your surgeon used, you may need to stay in the hospital for 1 to 3 days. However, plan to stay in Poland for around 1 to 2 weeks for initial recovery and for follow-up check-ups. Some surgeons use dissolvable stitches to close the incisions, but if yours does not, the stitches may be removed within 7 days following the surgery.
The length of the recovery period depends on which technique you underwent. For laparoscopic surgery, you may be able to go back to work and return to your daily routine within 1 to 2 weeks. The time that your body needs to heal after open surgery is a lot longer, usually around 6 to 8 weeks.
Since your gallbladder is not essential to healthy digestion, you can lead a perfectly normal life without it. Therefore, there is no special aftercare, but you do have to have a healthy and balanced diet as well as regular exercise to stay healthy.
Around 90% of people have had a successful surgery and only 10% continue to experience similar symptoms. Although the success rate is high, you will need to be aware of some rare side effects and risks, including infection, damage to a bile duct, bile leakage, swelling, bleeding, heart problems, blood clots, pneumonia, and damage to the bowel, intestine, or blood vessels.
If you do not want to undergo surgery, your doctor may be able to prescribe a medication to dissolve the gallstones. However, it can take months or years to work, and there is a chance of the gallstones returning.
Before the surgery, you may feel pain or discomfort caused by the gallstones. After the surgery, you will not experience those symptoms and pain anymore and you can return to a normal life again.
Whilst the information presented here has been accurately sourced and verified by a medical professional for its accuracy, it is still advised to consult with your doctor before pursuing a medical treatment at one of the listed medical providers. This content was last updated on 28/11/2020.