Gallbladder Disease and Treatment
June 25, 2020
The gallbladder is a sack that stores the bile produced by the liver to aid in food digestion. A common gallbladder problem is gallstone, which can cause inflammation and infection of gallbladder. It can also cause blockage in the flow of bile. When gallbladder is diseased, troublesome pain and other symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, fever and poor appetite can occur. Pain from gallbladder issues usually is located in the right upper portion of your abdomen near the rib cage and sometimes radiates into the back or shoulder. Join General Surgeon, Liming Yu, MD from University Hospitals to learn more about gallbladder disease, including when to see a specialist and the latest treatment options available to help manage your health for improved quality of life. Dr. Yu is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and fluent in Chinese and English languages with expertise in laparoscopic minimally invasive surgery and endoscopy.