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Abdominal Exercises After A Liver Resection
I'm having RUQ pain after gallbladder removal. I'm scheduled for exploratory surgery next week. Will this show a sphincter of oddi dysfunction?
I do not think so.: In present time , GI work up is less invasive . Considering your age Expl Surgery is not standard of care for sphinctre dysfunction , which is rare and can create more problems in future . ...Read more
This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more
Does excessive internal post-surgery scar tissue/adhesions reflect on surgeon's abilities? After a scalenectomy and rib resection for thoracic outlet.
Not typically.: Scar tissue/adhesions is a natural process that occurs as a result of any operation, no matter how skilled or novice a surgeon. It is a particular issue following surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome and can sometimes cause issues as bad or worse than the original reasons for having the surgery in the first place. Discuss with your surgeon on what steps can be taken to relieve your symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Abdominal post muscle pain on the Rt with a Diaphragmatic plication. Surgery was 28 months ago. Xray, MRI show nothing. Had a Cholecystectomy.
Normally how long after open abdominal surgery for gallbladder removal before yoga and light cardio workouts can resume without causing more pain?
Liver pain started after a month into a half marathon training program. CT Scan shows a mildly fatty liver. Could the exercise be inflaming my liver?
What kind of diet restrictions must be made after having a jejunal resection for abdominal obstruction? The surgery happened 2 months ago.
Best to wait: No, best to wait especially if you had an open hernia repair. If i see a a patient with a hernia who also has excess skin, then we do a combined procedure with the surgeon as it limits upper abdominal scars, gives a stronger repair as the divarication is repaired first, the hernia is repaired with a laparoscopic mesh, and an abdominoplasty is carried out as well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I havehad a nissen and hiatal hernia surgery then an abdominal wall reconstruction with surgical mesh then an abdominal wall reconstruction with pig?
Pig - yes: I can't tell from your description the exact mesh or where it was placed. But generally speaking, there are biologic mesh products, some of which are derived from pigs (porcine mesh). Porcine mesh products are processed such that all the cells are washed away, and only the underlying matrix remains. Thus, the risk of adverse reactions from the mesh are very low and the products are very safe. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had small bowel resection (5ft),colon blockage removed,appendectomy,and hernia repair done in emerg surgery.Tons of side effects 3months later. Help?
Side Effects: The answer to your questions depends on the side effects you are having. Small bowel resection can affect stool transit time as well as nutrient absorption. Adhesions from any abdominal procedure may be a source of discomfort for some. I suggest you speak to your primary care doc about your symptoms to identify the most likely source of your symptoms. From there you can make a plan. ...Read more
Will tiny anastomosis leak after a colon resection heal after two or more weeks of Invanz & TPN, along with colon resting?
Complex : If it is tiny, it should most likely resolve as the omentum seals it. Usually with a leak, bowel rest with TPN, antibiotics for a short period (not established) 2-4 weeks and +\- percutaneous drainage have obviates the need for further surgery if the leak is tiny. Usually this requires a follow up CT study with oral contrast. This depends on many factors. (ID prespective) - may need surgery p ...Read more
CV and Core : Core strength exercises can help improve tone in the abdominal muscles. This can be combined with cardiovascular exercise to improve the shape of your abdominal muscles. I prefer core exercises that occur in lengthened positions such as plank position, sit backs and standing movements. The rule is to start slow and be persistent. Don't rush it and you will see changes over time. ...Read more
I have 2to hernias from colon resection (hemicolectomy) which surgeon should correct TSH and incisional hernia with transverse colon in umbilical site? Colon or hernia specialist
Does excessive post-surgery scar tissue reflect at all on the surgeon's abilities? After a scalenectomy and rib resection for thoracic outlet syndrome
No: There is no correlation between post op excessive scar tissue and the surgeons ability. First excessive is a relative term. Excessive may be appropriate for some situations. It is a relative term. What is normal amount of scar tissue? Other issues can affect the outcome like was an infection present? Is there a history of keloids? Are there are any medications or medical issues? ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can I do stomach exercises after a hernia operation? And how long is the recovery period after a hernia operation?
Can diastasis recti cause my severe pelvic floor/ abdominal muscle spasms? SERIOUSLY considering plastic surgery, already had ultrasound, CT and PT
Can a total hysterectomy/bilateral ooph by attempted da vinci & then complete abdominal surgery kink the ureters and cause kidney atrophy?
Liver surgery is, simply put, surgery on liver tissue. It's is usually done for tumor or cyst in liver. It can be done via open ( large incision), laparoscopic (small cuts) or recently with robot (da vinci ). Liver consists of many segments and any one if them can b removed depending on type ...Read more
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