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Doctors, what are the chances of a 95 year old surviving gall bladder surgery?

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 44 years experience
depend on health: Surgery risk are not completely related to ages it is usually related to the patient general health to operate on 90 years old patient you have to have a really good reason and you run out of all medical solution and it could be life saving i would rather operate on healthy 90 years old than a sick 40 years old the survival rate could be determined by the surgeon based on the patient medical statu.

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