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Laparoscopic surgery

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zadeh
17 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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Dr. Terry Simpson
35 years experience General Surgery
Surgery w a camera: Major surgery done with the aid of a small scope and small instruments through small incisions.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Breaux
39 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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Dr. Todd Woltman
30 years experience General Surgery
Incisions/scope: Use of instruments and a scope through very small incisions to minimize pain and scarring.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin O'neil
28 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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Dr. Ralph Layman
20 years experience Transplant Surgery
Small incisions: Multiple small incisions are made. The abdominal cavity is filled with co2 gas and a camera is placed through one of the incisions. The surgical too ... Read More
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Dr. Terry Simpson
35 years experience General Surgery
Small incisions: With small instruments and a camera thru small incisions.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
32 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 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marino Tavarez
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No,: if you eat more and exercise less you will gain weight.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zadeh
17 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 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 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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