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recovery popliteal aneurysm repair

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience in Cardiology
Aneurysm repair: Within 7-10 days staple will come out. Within 2 weeks you can regain regular activities.

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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Vorhies
24 years experience in Vascular Surgery
2-4 weeks: If treated while asymptomatic, popliteal artery aneurysm repair is accomplished with a fem-pop bypass and tying off the aneurysm above and below the a ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laura Pak
Dr. Laura Pak answered
27 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Variable: If the popliteal aneurysm was thrombosed (completely blocked, causing loss of blood flow to the foot), recovery can be very prolonged (several weeks t ... Read More
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Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Consult doctor: Speak to your family doctor will refer you to a specialist , bilateral disease is unusual , due to recent advances may not need open surgery .You co ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
37 years experience in Cardiology
Based on size: The risk of rupture of an aortic aneurysm increases with its size (diameter). When the size reaches a certain threshold, the risk of rupture becomes ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Roth
Dr. J. Roth answered
27 years experience in General Surgery
Parastomal hernia: Recovery from hernia repair is variable based upon many factors such as hernia size, prior operative details, and type of surgery performed. If possi ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience in General Surgery
IT ISN'T, IMO: There are multiple approaches a surgeon can take to repair an inguinal hernia. Factors include age of patient, primary or recurrent hernia, medical is ... Read More
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience in Family Medicine
AAA repair & weights: Best person to answer this question is the surgeon who did the aneurysm repair. Discharge instructions should have included info as to when lifting ob ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
27 years experience in General Surgery
What: What about it? You mean recovery time form ventral hernia repair. About a week to two depending on size.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
37 years experience in Cardiology
Surgery or stent: Some aortic aneurysms occur in the chest. More often, aneurysms occur in the belly. Depending on the anatomy, some of the aneurysms can be surgicall ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirk Charles
21 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Variable: People have various experiences. I was involved with repair of a 10cm AAA one time.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
"Close the Hole": Inguinal hernias may be repaired from the "outside-in" (open) or "inside-out" (laparoscopic). Either way, the principle is the same: close the hole, ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodeen Rahbar
19 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Depends on details: Although minimally invasive techniques now exist that can allow many aortic aneurysms to be repaired with small or even no incision at all, the true a ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience in General Surgery
2-4 weeks: Depending on the technique the surgeon chooses, you could be released to non-restricted status as early as 15days. You should probably be released by ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience in Trauma Surgery
Either: Both are equal and should remedy the problem
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. TRUC DAO
Dr. TRUC DAO answered
36 years experience in Psychiatry
Aneurysm repair: At that age, the risk of death is extremely high, as the body does not only have aneurysm but other vascular problem accumulated with life and the ca ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ly Phan
Dr. Ly Phan answered
21 years experience in General Surgery
Should wait: 6 weeks. Just be mindful that to exercise as tolerated to prevent recurrent.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oliver Aalami
22 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Days to weeks: It takes several days before someone is released from the hospital after a femoral artery bypass and it takes weeks for the wounds to heal fully and f ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Post op pain: and burning are not uncommon; however, it is a good idea to call your surgeon and get rechecked.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neel Karne
17 years experience in General Surgery
Soft foods: This surgery is usually done with laparoscope and involves a one day stay. You will start with thin liquids and advance slowly. This should help your ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Milunski
36 years experience in Cardiology
Carotid surgery: It is generally a one or two day hospitalization and several weeks at home after that depending on your recovery process and your surgeons instruction ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Carter
39 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
Depends: While it may be safe, if this is an elective procedure, i would check with your neurologist or neurosurgeon as to precautions that might be prudent. I ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Complex: Allo-derm derived from cadaver skin , is usually used in complex hernia repair , abdominal wall defects , recurrences , in massive infections etc . Th ... Read More

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