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Laurent Stainier

Surgeon

Dr. Laurent Stainier is a general surgeon practicing in Ottignies, Belgium. Dr. Stainier specializes in abdominal contents including the esophagus, stomach, liver, gallbladder, pancreas and often thyroid glands. General surgeons are able to deal with almost any surgical or critical care emergency, also involving the skin or soft tissue trauma. Dr. Stainier provides quality surgical service for gravely ill or injured patients and is able to respond quickly due to knowledge of various surgical procedures.
Laurent Stainier
  • Ottignies, Belgium
  • Catholic University of Louvain Brussels - Belgium
  • Accepting new patients

Since I had my appendix removed, I haven't really had an appetite. Is this normal?

Normally, there is no link between appetite and an appendectomy. In early post-operative course, it's recommended to eat light, not too fatty, no big meals, and after 1 month, READ MORE
Normally, there is no link between appetite and an appendectomy. In early post-operative course, it's recommended to eat light, not too fatty, no big meals, and after 1 month, you can take a normal diet.

Do I need surgery for gallstone removal?

Yes. A cholecystectomy is the only solution to remove stones from de gallbladder. But it has to be done only if there are symptoms related to the gallstones.
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