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Do You Suggest Laparoscopic Surgery For Ovarian Cyst Prior To Open Surgery
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
It's either open: or laparoscopic, can't be both, and you take precautions you were given at time of discharge ...Read more
Surgeon/Robot : Even if the surgery is done with a robot, it is still being controlled by a surgeon on the console. A few surgeons are doing robotic " scarless" surgery for gallbladder disease. The only benefit is cosmesis where the robotic port site is hidden inside the bellybutton. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Pregnancy/surgery: Emergent surgery for life threatening conditions like acute appendicitis, or acute cholecystitis are considered when a patient is pregnant. It is better for you and the baby to avoid the drugs and recovery associated with surgery until after delivery. Ovarian cysts typically can be managed until after delivery. ...Read more
Any position is OK: Any position you feel comfortable is fine. You may want to put a pillow under your knees for comfort. ...Read more
I had surgery for an incisional hernia after bladder surgery. Open surgery with large mesh. Will I ever be able to lift weights again?
Would I have to stay overnight in the hospital after having laparoscopic surgery to removed severe endometriosis ad fibroids?
What did you surg: Say, he is the one who oid the surg , and knows what you had , and how the surgery went, you should ask this ? To your doc , that is part of your post op care. ...Read more
I have a recurrent colorectal cancer. Just finished with chemorad.
Waiting to go for surgery however doctor mentioned stenting uterus during surgery.
Stenting ureter!: I think you mean stenting ureter, not uterus! ureter will be stented in cancer operation to avoid any injuries to the ureters. during cancer operation they do a lymph node dissection and they stay wide away from the colon for a good clean margin and to surround the cancer lymphatic drainage.and if there is a local spread to surrounding tissue, ureter will be vulnerable for injuries. ...Read more
If you have to have gallbladder removal surgery but had surgery to remove your bellybutton what will be the surgery chosen?
I have no urge to urinate after laparoscopic surgery to remove adhesions and the fallopian tubes, should I be concerned?
Ask your Surgeon: May need to intermittent cath yourself until the urethral swelling abates due to interoperative Foley placed ...Read more
Do i need surgery to remove endometriosis cyst in my overy before giong for ivf? Or it will be esy for doc to proceed for egg retreaval if i did ivf?
What did your IVF : Doc say to all of your ?S, your ivf doc knows your situation and your ivf doc will be getting paid a lot of money either by you or your insurance so answering all of the ?S you keep asking here is the job of the ivf doc, so you need to make an appt or another appt so all of your ?S can be answered by that doc who is the expert about your situation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Before I have cholecystectomy, do I have to ask my surgeon to do intra-operative cholangiography, or is this standard procedure during surgery?
Yes, ask: There is still substantial debate whether intraoperative cholangiography (ioc) should be routine or selective. There are clear indications for ioc, such as having elevated bilirubin and common bile duct stone on ultrasound - while having a history of gallstone pancreatitis is a relative indication. If a stone is seen on ioc, some surgeons are facile in removing them, otherwise endoscopic removal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have to get laparoscopic surgery done to removed endometriosis and fibroids, how painful will it be? Recovery
What do I need to know to expect after a Ganglion Cyst Removal Surgery ? Having surgery on Thursday
Having gallbladder surgery, what would make them change their mind and do an open surgery as opposed to a lap procedure?
Not routinely: The surgery / recovery usually go fine without antibiotics. ...Read more
I have a bowel +bladder fistula, would an operation be need for this , and if surgery, is it keyhole or open surgery?
These fistulas : Are amongst the most difficult to treat and very rarely respond to medical therapy (that is, if you have Crohn's disease). It almost always requires surgery, and the surgical repair can be difficult and is not always successful. I'd recommend seeing an accomplished surgeon with this kind of experience. ...Read more
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