Metallic clips left on my liver, after gallbladder surgery

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Hi I'm new to the forums.

I had gallbladder surgery a couple of years ago. But I have only just found out (from reading the results of my CT scan as a result of ongoing gastro problems) that there are metallic clips on my liver hila(?), after gallbladder surgery. 

Is it normal for the clips to be left after surgery and why wasn't I informed about them?

Will they cause me any problems, in the future?

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    The clips used in gallbladder surgery are made of titanium. They stay in the body. This is something that you need to ask your doctor about.  Best of luck to you.  
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    hi, i think most of us has this clip, i was always afraid it would slip off, ?? but i wasnt told either,think its standard practise,?
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