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Every year, 500 patients are admitted to HUG A&E with a gallbladder problem. They mostly come with acute abdominal pain and stones in the gallbladder, visible on ultrasound. Usually, these patients are first offered an endoscopy to view any stones stuck in the bile duct, then the gallbladder is removed as a second stage.
Ensure the care of patients for the following specialties:
Patients can be admitted or treated as outpatients. In the latter case, patients may contact Consultations directly or can be referred by their attending physician.
Head, Nutrition unit
Professor of Nutrition at the Geneva University Hospital, Switzerland. Specialist in Internal medicine and Gastroenterology. Consultations of nutrition for hospitalized and out-patients.