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what are surgical clips made of

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Dickson
23 years experience General Surgery
Different things: Sutures are generally broken down in categories, such as braided vs monofliament and permanent vs absorbable. Nylon is an example of a permanent mono ... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Guyer
46 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Various metals: Modern spinal plates such as those used in the cervical spine are usually made out of titanium which still allow the patient. In fact most spinal plan ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Titaniim: Titanium.
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Dr. Taro Kaibara
25 years experience Neurosurgery
Titanium alloy: Most of the spinal instrumentation these days, consisting mainly of rods and screws, are made of titanium alloys. However depending upon the applicati ... Read More
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Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
39 years experience General Surgery
Minor discomfort: The benefit of any minimally invasive surgery is the small incisions necessary to gain access to the abdominal cavity. Likely the largest incision n ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Stainless steel: Surgical grade stainless steel.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Annette Occhialini
36 years experience Plastic Surgery
Minimize maybe: The best thing you can do is to protect them from the sun for minimum of a year, massage them daily with firm pressure and use moisturizer or possibly ... Read More
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Dr. David Levens
39 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: There are various methods to finance your surgery and you can choose which works best for you. It will be necessary to have a consultation to determi ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Surgery: Hard to answer from your description. You should discuss it with a surgeon
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
25 years experience Pain Management
Too Vague: Unfortunately it is difficult to advise you of anything given what you've shared. I'd suggest discussing your options and your concerns about proceed ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
It does no good: Worrying is natural, but does no good because humans cannot predict the future. As the saying goes, que será, será. Whatever will be, will be. For exa ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
13 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Titanium: Most these days are made of titanium. Old ones used to be stainless steel.
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