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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zadeh
16 years experience General Surgery
Minimally invasive.: In the laparoscopic surgery technique multiple 0.5-1 centimeter incisions are made in various areas of a patient's abdomen. A thin camera and operatin ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Breaux
38 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Minimally-invasive: Surgery on the abdomen. With traditional open surgery, a relatively large incision is made, & the surgeon works with his hands inside the abdomen. Wit ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin O'neil
27 years experience Urogynecology
With small incisions: Laparoscopy, in general, is performed with the patient asleep. The abdomen is filled with co2 to elevate the abdominal wall away from the internal or ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
17 years experience Surgical Oncology
Usually great.: If your surgeon is well-trained, and you have a condition that is appropriate to approach laparoscopically, the success rate is generally excellent. ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Less invasive: Back in the day, before imaging, and before scopes the ability for a doc to access the abdominal cavity, a joint or the chest was limited to physical ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marino Tavarez
Specializes in Family Medicine
No,: if you eat more and exercise less you will gain weight.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
What are they?: What type of surgery you have , go for a follow up visit to your surgeon , and will help you
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zadeh
16 years experience General Surgery
Uses one incision.: The spls procedure uses a single incision (through the belly button) to accomplish any number of treatments including gallbladder removal, gynecologic ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Usually 1-2 days: If it goes any longer, your abdomen will become distended and very uncomfortable. Contact your surgeon for advice.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
See your surgeon: Pain 2 years after surgery in not common go to your surgeon or pcp to investigate the cause of your pain.

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