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Do You Have To Stay In The Hospital Overnight After Orbital Fracture Surgery
Not usually: Generally, fixing an orbital fracture is a pretty quick procedure where you can go home the same day. You should expect some swelling for a day or two, but it tends to go down pretty quickly. Pain is also quite manageable, making this a very reasonable outpatient procedure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A fracture is a broken bone. As there is cartilage at the end of many bones at the joint, a fracture may also include a break in the cartilage. Fractures and broken bones are the same thing. It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. Fractures may be displaced or ...Read more
Depends on Ur pain +: Depends on how it's fused if done with bone graft ; plating, l would say yes. Some r done arthroscopicaly. Then if a compression e-x fixation device, it would depend on ur pain ; swelling post op . If done early in the am, u have a better chance of getting home as u will b able 2 b observed 4 a longer period of time. ...Read more
You don't always...: Many acl repairs can be done as outpatient procedure.However, each procedure and surgeon has their own parameters.Ask your surgeon about the possibility of outpatient repair. Good luck. ...Read more
Usually overnight: Some joint replacement surgeries are done as an outpatient. How the surgery goes and post-operative pain control will determine how soon you can go home. Usually, patients will get home the same day or next. Regional anesthetic helps with post-operative pain control. Talk to your surgeon and anesthesiologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Maybe: This is changing. Some surgeons do have most of their patients spend the night in the hospital; others allow most people to go home a few hours after their surgery. Some things that may affect this include whether tests have shown the exact location of the parathyroid tumor, a patient's overall health, and how far they live from the hospital. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Will I have to stay in the hospital for Asian eyelid surgery? I'm going to ask for general anesthesia if i decide to get Asian eyelid surgery. Would that mean i'd have to stay in the hospital?
ACL surgery: Most acl surgery is done on an outpatient basis meaning that you will likely not spend the night in the surgical facility. If you have other medical conditions that need monitoring after surgery, your surgeon may decide to keep you overnight. Prolonged admission following acl surgery is not common. ...Read more
Can you tell me how much time should I expect to stay in the hospital after major knee reconstructive surgery?
Depends: Type of surgery ; your health often dictate length of stay. Many are released within 24--72 hours including some joint replacement surgeries. Careful rehab and care programs should be carefully followed. You will stay until wound sites improve and self-care possible. Many are using biocellular treatments in conjunction with surgery, this may shorten your post-surg course. ...Read more
Same day: Most of the time after hernia repair will go home on the same day, however complex abdominal hernias that require extensive reconstruction, or after removal severe adhesion s, or hernia requiring bowel resections, may require one day to few days. Most common inguinal hernia repair patients go home immediately after the procedure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Less than 5 days: If it is done laparoscopically then you may be released within a few hours. If major surgery was required, you might have to stay a few days. ...Read more
Over night: Some time you could leave the same day if there is no complications. ...Read more
How long does the surgery for chin implant take? I am considering having a chin implant procedure. How long is the operation? Can i go home that same day, or do I need to stay overnight in the hospital?
Trust and listen. : Many surgeries can be done safely on an outpatient basis. Listen to your surgeon. If he or she thinks your surgery can be done and you go home then it is likely safe to do so. If you don't trust your surgeon, then they should not be operating on you. ...Read more
Is it broken or fractured is a question I am often asked. The answer is basically that a broken or fractured bone is the same thing. A fracture means a break in the cortex or the strong layer of outer bone cells. In an adult the average time for that to heal varies greatly but is often considered to ...Read more
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