A 60-year-old female asked:
having gallbladder removal surgery in three days. just starting to get a cold. can operation still be performed? thank you.
1 doctor answer
Dr. Addagada Rao answered
56 years experience General Surgery
Speak to the surgeon: Most of the time elective ( non urgent ) surgery will be cancelled and rescheduled , speak to your surgeon , after evaluation surgeon and anesthesiologist will decide to cancel or not to cancel the procedure ,
Answered on Feb 23, 2015
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