A cholecystectomy is a surgery that is done to remove our gallbladder. The gallbladder is an organ which is placed right underneath our liver and the upper side of our abdomen. Our gallbladder’s duty is to store the digestive fluid which our liver produces. Cholecystectomy is required if the doctor says that our gallbladder is not working anymore and it needs to be removed. It may be necessary if someone is experiencing pain from gallstones that block the bile flow. Cholecystectomy is a common surgery with close to none risk of complications. In many cases, a person is suggested to go home on the very same day as the treatment. The procedure of cholecystectomy is done by inserting a tiny video camera and special surgical tool through four small incisions in our body. Its purpose is to see the inside of our abdomen and remove the gallbladder. This is also known as laparoscopic cholecystectomy. There’s another type of cholecystectomy, in which one large incision is used and it is called an open cholecystectomy.