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Gull Bladder Surgery
Bladder surgery.: Surgery on the bladder can be performed using open, larparoscopic, or endoscopic approaches. Indications for bladder surgery include bladder tumors, which are removed by transurethral resection. Invasive tumors require bladder removal, or radical cystectomy. Structural problems, diverticuli, neurogenic or poorly compliant bladder, and bladder stones are other reasons for surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more
Having tot bladder surgery what will happen during and after op how long to recover what should I expect?
Bladder surgery: Operation is uneventful, requires 23 hrs stay take easy for a week, it has high rate of success. ...Read more
4 to 6 weeks: After bladder support surgery, the recovery is generally considered complete after about 6 months. But, most surgeons recommend no lifting over 10 to 15 pounds for the first six weeks and careful increases in activity until about 6 months passes. It takes about a month to get half the strength back in the tissue operated on, and about 6 months to get full strength. ...Read more
Generally 6 weeks: Most healing of surgical incisions are strongest after 6 weeks. However, an elliptical doesn't necessarily put much strain on your abdominal area. I recommend that my patients resume light work outs on the bicycle or elliptical after 4 weeks and gradually increase their level of activity to where they were by 6 weeks. Make sure your surgeon agrees before starting any exercise program. ...Read more
I'm concerned about an unessary gall bladder surgery. any suggestions about altenatives to surgery ?
It depends: If you have had symptoms from your gallstones, you may want to think about having your gallbladder removed. Having a gallstone is not necessarily a reason to remove it. I am not aware of many effective nonoperative therapies for stones. It sounds like you have had some symptoms because of them. I would think about talking to your surgeon about why the operation is necessary. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have drainages after complicated gall bladder surgery, been two weeks, I m hurting upper right, middle &back. Is this because of drainages?
See your surgeon: Its hard to give you a precise answer without knowing the details of your surgery, however 2 weeks is longer than usual to have drains in after gallbladder surgery unless you have a bile leak of some sort. The leakage of bile into your abdomen could also be contributing to your pain. It is important that you notify your surgeon and follow up with him/her for proper evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Surgery on the bladder can be performed using open, larparoscopic, or endoscopic approaches. Indications for bladder surgery include bladder tumors, which are removed by transurethral resection. Invasive tumors require bladder removal, or radical cystectomy. Structural problems, diverticuli, neurogenic or poorly compliant bladder, and bladder stones are ...Read more
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