been diagnosed with a hyperechogenic gallstone of 3 mm.
want to remove my gallbladder and I am not clear on what is at risk
I am 41 years old and I am afraid of the surgery
I go to surgery or not
is the characteristic of organs and structures that reflect high-frequency
sound waves and thus can be imaged by ultrasound techniques.
whether to pursue surgery or not depends on the medical risk as well
as the characteristics of the stone itself, i.e. stone buoyancy and
presence of calcification
of the gallbladder can be considered to further define the stone.