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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Pollard
29 years experience Anesthesiology
See below: Cervical stenosis cannot be treated by endoscopic surgery. The stenosis that you are referring to is a narrowing of the foramina where the nerve roots ... Read More
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Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
15 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
An Orthopaedic Spine: Surgeons that is well trained could perform an endoscopic posterior cervical endoscopic surgical procedure to decompress your cervical spine. But you ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Byrnes
28 years experience Family Medicine
Quicker recovery: The procedure is designed to cause less operative trauma to your back. Smaller holes will heal faster. If your main symptoms are leg pain, numbness ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Minimal: The advantage that it is a minimal surgery and the disadvantage that it has minimal results!
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
28 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Multiple: Most spine surgeries have risks and benefits, most often based upon peer reviewed literature. "laser" spine procedures are promoted to cause less pai ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Less invasive: Pro: less invasive (small incision, less tissue disturbance), maybe faster recovery (hard to prove) con: more x-ray exposure, fewer surgeons competent ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Short: Recovery to full mobility is rather quick less than a week. This is much faster than prior techniques which were more invasive.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Farhad Sigari
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Maybe : This all depends on what you had done, why you had it and what is the condition of your sinuses now. It will be worthwhile to get back into your ENT's ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
A week to 2: weeks
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Turbinectomy: Hello, i usually inform my patients that a blocked up nose is to be expected after this surgery. I see my patients back in the office 1 week after whe ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Peltan
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Usually a few days: Usually a few days. It may be after the holiday.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Typically i let my patients go back to full unrestricted activity at ten days. The risk of postop hemorrhage is negligible at this time. I would have ... Read More
A 65-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let try to help: Many conditions could cause this problems your wife have, from bone point of view i notice having disease of the large bowels mainly (crohn disease or ... Read More
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