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Diaphragm Plication Complications
It depends: There are many technical components and individual variations to take into consideration. Initial discomfort may be over in 1-2 wks if done via scope, 4-6 wks for open. However, optimal healing stability is around 3 months - longer if you have complications or comorbidities. ...Read more
A surgical procedure: Done to prevent aspiration by accumulated oropharyngeal area ( pyriform fossa ) near throat and voice box ( cryco-phyrengeal area ) ingested and secreted fluids > this pouch is reduced , space is obliterated , by plication , folded and closed like a curtain. ...Read more
Shoulder stabilizati: It is a method of tightening the shoulder to prevent dislocations in patients that have "multidirectional instability". The interval closure can artificially prevent the shoulder from pulling downward while the plication can tighten the shoulder from front and back motion. There are many different methods we employ during arthroscopy, and each is tailored to your individual situation! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Permanence: Both procedures basically make the shape of the stomach a rigid, skinny tube. The sleeve however actually removes the excluded portion of the stomach, whereas the plication just compartmentalizes it, making it more prone to long term opening back to a normal stomach. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I need capsular plication surgery for loose shoulders. Is the rf probe technique preferable to a tuck and fold procedure? I want good results!
No Heat: Capsule tightening with sutures or anchors is safe and can be titrated to how much laxity is present and the major directions of instability. Rf shrinkage is technically easier and faster, but has been implicated as a potential cause of delayed damage to capsule tissue and joint cartilage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Weight reduction sur: Gastric by pass and other surgeries has morbidity, due to multiple anastamosis, metabolic problems, etc. In gastric plication all these are avoided, no diversion of gastric contents by reducing the size and capacity of stomach with out anastomosis or resection that will cause less problems. ...Read more
Risk/benefit: Non operative risk of obesity includes diabetes, joint problems, hypertension, vascular disease, failed medical therapy to loss weight. Operative risks include, leak at the suture line, pneumonia, blood clot, electolyte and nutritional deficits. Take a friend to your appointments. Most bariatric programs require a long attempt at medical therapy, before surgeries are offered. ...Read more
Patellar dislocation: Both the medial plication and galeazzi procedures are examples of operative orthopedic repairs to treat patellar (kneecap) dislocations. There are many other options as well, some more complicated than others. http://www.kneehippain.com/patient_pain_surgery.php. ...Read more
My partner having an operation called "nesbit plication" (penile curvature). What does that involve?
Plication of corpora: Nesbit plication procedure excises or plicates oval window/s of tunica albuginia of corpora cavernosum (thick fibrous envelope of penile rods) on long side of curve & closed transversely with permanent suture. Effect shortens longer side. Circumferential incision is first made around penile skin, at circumcision site a few mm below coronal sulcus (groove) & skin pealed down & returned at end of op. ...Read more
Can fundo plication get rid of lpr? I can do all the steps to fix except the diet I can't live on rice vegatables and water rest of my life no life
Should: Every case is different so discuss with your gastroenterologist after his exam and tests ...Read more
Reduced appetite after shoulder surgery(open capsular plication) it's been 3 weeks and I have lost 8lbs, my appetite still isn't normal.Is this normal?
Unusual: It is unusual to loose this much weight after shoulder surgery unless you lost lot of blood in the surgery. Some of the pain medication and even the iron supplements can cause nausea and loss of appetite. Hopefully in the next three or four weeks this will resolve .Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it normal for bruises to last almost 7 weeks after open capsular plication shoulder surgery with anchors?
What are signs of infection after shoulder surgery. I had an open capsular plication with a labrum repair. On my third day post-op.
Infection: The classic signs of infection are warmth, redness, tenderness or pain, swelling or tissue hardness, and in this case you might look for abnormal drainage from the incision, fever, etc. You should definitely go back to your orthopedist and be seen. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Weight:94.5kg/ height:1.68cm. Have high triglyceride&cholesterol&diabete.Is plication operation dangerous for me?Ive heard it causes heart attack!
Any surgery: has the potential to lead to cardiac complications, such as heart attack. How much of a chance is dependent on the type of surgery being undertaken, and the underlying condition of your heart. At 38 years, you are unlikely to have significant heart disease, but certainly possible. You will benefit from a thorough cardiac workup prior to consideration of the surgery. Suggest you see your doctor. ...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.
Jabbed lower right abdomen on door knob hard cuz there was something behind door. Felt like something moved inside. Possible complications?
Jab to abdomen: Not likely to have caused internal damage. I am guessing from your age you are not on blood thinners, so the risk of internal bleeding small. Your spleen is on the other side, so that is not at risk of rupture and large bleeding internally. If you have abdominal pain without moving, blood in urine or stool, go to ER, but otherwise you are probably ok! ...Read more
I've had a CT and us of the abdomen and it was ok and i had a hida scan show gallbladder at 9%. No stones. What eventually happens? Complications?
Your choice...: Your cck-hida indicates gallbladder dysfunction, which often translates to mean a symptomatic one that warrants surgical removal. There are lots of reasons however for biliary-type dyspepsia, and you may want to investigate these before considering surgery. Indeed, your symptoms may persist even if the gallbladder is removed, since it may turn out it wasn't the sole reason for your distress. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer