How is cholecystitis treated?
The ultimate treatment for cholecystitis is to remove the gallbladder with an operation called a laparoscopic cholecystectomy. The timing of this procedure will depend on your child’s symptoms and level of sickness when we diagnose them.
Why choose us for treatment of cholecystitis?
At Children’s Hospital Colorado, we diagnose and treat many children with cholecystitis. Our team includes many specialists, from ultrasound technicians, to nurses, surgeons, gastroenterologists and anesthesiologists. Every team member is trained and experienced in working with children to meet their unique needs.
Your child’s treatment will be specific to their needs, with the goal of delivering effective treatment, reducing pain and helping them return to school as soon as safely possible.