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Common Complications Following Gall Bladder Surgery

According to a published study, bile duct injuries are the most commonly encountered technical complication that occurs during gall bladder surgery, with an incidence rate between 0% and 2%.  Of the 170 patients in this study, two encountered other types of technical complications.  The study also reports that certain technical complications unique to gall bladder surgery account for a significant number of postoperative deaths.