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Pouch surgery in ulcerative coitis y doesn't it work on everybody?

Pouch surgery in ulcerative coitis y doesn't it work on everybody?

Indication 4 surgery: Pouch creation and successful performance in ulcerative colitis patients truly shows the "art" of medical/surgical care. If you have been told by your surgical team that you are not ready, or not a candidate for a pouch, then okay to ask more questions of that team. It is better to stay with an ileostomy than proceed too fast to a pouch. Many factors can derail your ultimate success. ...Read more

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Does surgery hurt?

Does surgery hurt?

Not during surgery: Local or general anesthesia makes surgery painless. Once anesthesia wears off you will have pain that your surgeon will control with anti-pain medications and anti-inflammatories. Talk this over with your Surgeon. ...Read more

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What is sling surgery?

What is sling surgery?

Procedure: It is a simply outpatient procedure for stress urinary incontinence. Consist in placing a plastic mesh material under the urethra to provide support. Well tolerated procedure with high success rate. ...Read more

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Can surgery correct ed?

Can surgery correct ed?

No, but...: Everything we do in life / medicine is just to modify something for working better, but always comes with a price. Any surgical care is considered as the last resort of care after failing to respond to drug, physical therapy, lifestyle change, injection, etc. So, ed-related surgery may be penile implant, penile straightening for peyronie's disease, just like hip/knee replacement for djd... ...Read more

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Already by pass surgery?

Already by pass surgery?

Ok: Did you have it and a question or want it or need a revision ? ...Read more

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What is elective surgery?

What is elective surgery?

Not urgent: Surgery that is not urgent. For example a gun shot wound needs to be operated on right away. A knee replacement, though, important can be scheduled ahead of time, electively. ...Read more

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What is selective surgery?

What is selective surgery?

Elective perhaps?: Elective surgery is a surgery you want to be done without a medical indication. Plastic surgery falls into this category. ...Read more

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When is surgery necessary?

When is surgery necessary?

Severe symptoms: Surgery is necessary when there is significant weakness, bowel or bladder difficulties or severe coordination problems. If pain is severe and cannot be adequately controlled through non surgical means, surgery may be considered as well. ...Read more

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What happens after surgery?

What happens after surgery?

Recovery: You go to the recovery room while the anesthesia wears off and your vitals are monitored and they make sure you are fully awake and breathing on your own. ...Read more

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