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Are there any risks involved in fistula surgery?

Are there any risks involved in fistula surgery?

Sure, it's surgery: Any surgical procedure has inherent risks, including possible infection, bleeding, sedation/medication issues, possible damage to nearby tissues including nerves, etc. Discuss the details with your surgeon. ...Read more

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Fistula (Definition)

A fistula is an abnormal connection between two places. Most commonly, it originates somewhere in the intestine and communicates to another location in the intestine or in the skin. A fistula can develop after abdominal surgery, with inflammatory bowel disease, cancer, anorectal abscess, and ...Read more


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Is there any risks after doing any type of cataract surgery in common?

Is there any risks after doing any type of cataract surgery in common?

Yes: Cataract surgery is a surgery and thus has risks associated with it, although they are generally small compared to the potential benefit. ...Read more

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Are there any risks to the amniocentesis procedure?

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Are there any risks to the amniocentesis procedure?

Yes.: As with any procedure, there are risks. Possible complications include direct or indirect fetal injury, rupture of membranes, infection, & miscarriage. Maternal injury and direct injury to the fetus are especially rare. Timing also affects risk-- amniocentesis done before 15 weeks carries a higher risk of complications. Second trimester amniocentesis carries the lowest risk of fetal loss. ...Read more

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Are there any risks of percutaneous cholangiography?

Are there any risks of percutaneous cholangiography?

Several: Bile may leak out of the bile ducts, infection an bleeding are the most common. ...Read more

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Are there any risk factors during ACL surgery?

Are there any risk factors during ACL surgery?

Absolutely: Just as they are with any surgery risks are inevitable. These may include but not be limited to bleeding, pain, scars, loss of motion, injury to surrounding structures, failure to provide the intended benefits which is to reconstruct your anterior cruciate ligament. There are also risks of anesthesia including heart attack stroke pneumonia and death. ...Read more

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What are the risks involved in having obesity surgery?

What are the risks involved in having obesity surgery?

Varies by procedure : Always consider risks and benefits. For band, risk of slip (2%), erosion (1%), removal (25%). For sleeve, risk of leak (1%), acid reflux & heartburn (8%). For bypass , risk of leak (0.5%), ulcer (1%), stricture (4%), obstruction (1%). For all, risk of gallstones (5%), temporary bleeding 1%, leg/lung clot 1%. Overall, all are about as safe as taking out appendix. Most complications can be treated. ...Read more

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Are there any risks with removing your appendix?

Are there any risks with removing your appendix?

Yes.: The appendix serves no function that we are aware of, therefore, people do very well without one. If caught early and removed prior to rupture, appendectomy is a low-risk procedure, with low complication rates comparable to any abdominal surgery. If the appendix has ruptured, there is a risk of developing a delayed infection weeks after surgery. ...Read more

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Are there any other heath risks involved with vaginal atrophy?

Are there any other heath risks involved with vaginal atrophy?

Besides discomfort : During intercourse and propensity for urinary tract infection, vaginal dryness should not cause any major health issues. There are various remedies including lubricants to make your golden years comfortable and wonderful! have fun! http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/vaginal-atrophy/ds00770 http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/285386-natural-herbs-for-vaginal-dryness/#page=1. ...Read more

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Please explain what are the risks involved in cardiac robotic surgery?

Same as open surgery: Bleeding, infection, stroke, early graft failure, early valve failure (depending on the indication for surgery), respiratory failure, kidney failure, need for re-operation, allergic reaction, medication side effects, death. ...Read more

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Are there risks high for the ear bone reconstruction surgery?

Are there risks high for the ear bone reconstruction surgery?

Not really: Biggest risk is surgery doesn't help your hearing. In experienced hands, the surgery is fairly safe. ...Read more

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Are there any risk to having a corn removal operation?

Are there any risk to having a corn removal operation?

Yes, only a little: There are risks to any procedure. For the removal of a corn, the risk is little and the benefit is large (especially if the corn is causing pain), so the risk outweighs the benefit by a lot. ...Read more

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Are there any risks of a cisternogram?

Are there any risks of a cisternogram?

Talk w/radiologist: There are risks in any procedure, both diagnostic and therapeutic. Prior to the procedure, you should discuss this with the physician doing the cisternogram, whether through radionuclide, CT or both modalities. ...Read more

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Are there any non-surgical alternatives to having a rhinoplasty?

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Are there any non-surgical alternatives to having a rhinoplasty?

For augmentation yes: Nonsurgical rhinoplasty is an alternative if the goal is augmentation - meaning building up or adding volume to a nose. Dermal fillers may be injected into the nose to increase the height of the bridge (dorsum), increase tip projection, or smooth contour irregularities. In carefully selected patients it can produce nice, albeit temporary, results. ...Read more

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Are there age 'restriction' in nose surgeries?

Are there age 'restriction' in nose surgeries?

Nose surgery: There are age restrictions in nasal surgery. Most surgeons want the nose to be fully grown to avoid problems with future growth of the nose and midface. However, there is no age limit if an older patient needs nasal surgery as long as the patient is medically cleared for surgery. ...Read more

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What are the risks involved in a hysteroscopy?

What are the risks involved in a hysteroscopy?

Overall very safe: A diagnostic hysteroscopy carries a small risk of uterine perforation, bleeding or infection. Operative hysteroscopy for removal of fibroids or an abnormal uterine septum(wall) carries a higher risk of perforation. ...Read more

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Are there any scary complications associated with jaw surgery?

Are there any scary complications associated with jaw surgery?

Complications: Risks and potential complications of jaw surgery are extensive but rare and not really scary. They include sensory nerve injury with resultant numbness of the skin of the face, damage to teeth with potential loss of one or more teeth, TMJ problems, failure of the bone to heal, malocclusion or bad bite requiring prolonged orthodontic treatment, need for additional surgery to remove hardware, etc. ...Read more

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