Most patients with an incidentally found gallbladder polyp do not require cholecystectomy (removal of gallbladder surgery). However, it is important to see your doctor for further assessment. A recent systematic review of the topic is discussed here. This study (Elmasry M et. al, Int J Surg 2016) involved a review of 5482 patients with a gallbladder polyp, with an incidence of malignant gallbladder polyp of 0.57%. Risk factors for increased risk of malignancy were gallbladder polyp > 6mm, single GBP, symptomatic GBP, age > 60 years, Indian ethnicity, gallstones and cholecystitis. Gallbladder carcinoma is often incurable once detected, thus prevention is the key for successful treatment in patients GBP > 6mm.