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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Dietary: One would need to eat smaller & more frequent meals & chew foods very well as the new intestinal connection or internal intestinal pouch will not be a ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
17 years experience Surgical Oncology
Very controllable: The pain usually relates to the incision. These types of incisions are usually treated with IV narcotic pain medications. I typically use a patient c ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
17 years experience Surgical Oncology
Depends: It depends how long after gastrectomy. If the swelling happens a few days later, it can be due to infection or bleeding. If it's just mild swelling, ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
No straight answer..: There would be no known straight answer to your concern. But some help could be achieved by following suggestions described in How to Handle Sickness ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Quite high: Depends on risk factors going in! the operation itself carries good results in general, but smokers, diabetics, obese have increased risks to have th ... Read More
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Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience Hospital-based practice
Ask surgeon;complexQ: The answer is, "it depends". What do you mean by mortality rate? Death on the table? Death in 30 days? Death in 1 yr? 5 yrs? 10 yrs? Also, answer will ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Coats II
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
High: By survival rate i assume you mean how long the implant will work and not how long long you will live after surgery. Most patients undergoing total h ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Poor: Rare cases of early pancreatic cancer can have long term survival- mostly the average survival is 20 months. For advanced cases the average survival r ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Depends on: Size, location, stage and cell type.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Variable: Depends on age, left ventricle, other risks etc. Depends on conduits- internal mammary grafts. The point is that most do well and for along time. I ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Sexton
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
Depends: It depends on the procedure and the overall health of the patient. Smoking, diabetes, obesity can all lead to higher complication rates.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
10%: If a patient is a candidate for a Whipple, meaning no nodes or spread of tumor at the 1-2yr interval the survival is 10%. This may change since new i ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
7 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
4-18 months: Stage 4 stomach (gastric) cancer means the cancer has spread or metastasized to sites far from the stomach. Unfortunately, the prognosis is poor. The ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Unknown: I do not have enough information. Depends on the success of the surgery to remove all disease and if all the lymph nodes tested were benign. Earlier s ... Read More
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Dr. Chiquitha Cornelius
10 years experience Clinical Psychology
It can vary but: generally it is between 77%-90%
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Need more info: Stage 4 means involving the bone marrow (or other "extranodal" organs). The prognosis depends on a variety of factors including the subtype of hodgki ... Read More
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Dr. Ramji Rajendran
15 years experience Radiation Oncology
Glioblastoma: Survival rates are months to years. You should speak with your doctor for your specific situation and treatment plan.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Varies: It depends on depth of melanoma at time of excision and whether any lymph nodes are involved. Early melanomas less than .75 millimeters have close to ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
16 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Very good: Gastric sleeve is very successful and has good long term results with very little weight regain.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience Cardiology
Good for pain: Bipass is very successful in relieving angina pectoris, pain related to blockage in the arteries. In most circumstances, there is not good evidence th ... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Maybe: Radiation for stage 4 lung cancer is most commonly used to treat the symptoms of cancer (such as pain), rather than to increase survival. Though one ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Pederson
26 years experience General Surgery
Depends on stage: Best answer will come from review of patient specifics with treating urologist.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Renal cell ca: In general-- stage i kidney cancer-- a 5-year survival rate over 90 % stage 2 - a five-year survival rates ranging from 75 to 95 % stage 3 - ranges ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Hack
32 years experience Internal Medicine
70-80%: The graft and patient survival rates are 70-80% at 3 years. I would look at the outcomes for the center you're working with for the most current stati ... Read More
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