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I ve lung consolidation, nodule &bronchiectasis dr.wants to do keyhole surgery from 3angle, any idea of the recovery time if no complications afterward?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Is a relatively : Low risk procedure , in uncomplicated cases should recover in few days , you must speak to your surgeon the possible complications in your case.

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A 39-year-old female asked:

I ve lung consolidation, nodule &bronchiectasis dr.Wants to do keyhole surgery from 3angle, any idea of the possible complications afterwards, thanks?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
No one can tell: Since we have no idea what the operation is for, no one can tell you what complications may follow. There are many uncommon complications including pneumothorax, hemorrhage , and even infection when one operates on the lungs. These questions should be addressed to the thoracic surgery who will be doing the surgery.

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Last updated Dec 9, 2013

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