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How long does maltracking surgery take?

How long does maltracking surgery take?

1-2 hours variably: Not all maltracking surgery for patellar malalignment and/or instability is the same. Various surgical options are routinely considered. Proximal realignment options include medial reefing, lateral release, and mpfl reconstruction. Distal options include an osteotomy of the tibial tubercle. The duration of surgery is directly related to how many of the options are included in your surgical plan. ...Read more

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How much does lap band surgery cost?

How much does lap band surgery cost?

10k plus: If your insurance doesn't cover it you can get it for 10k but you will need to get blis insurance for warranty and buy adjustments. ...Read more

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How long does gallbladder surgery take?

How long does gallbladder surgery take?

Not long: Uncomplicated gall bladder removal takes an hr or less. ...Read more

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How long does a hysterectomy surgery take?

How long does a hysterectomy surgery take?

Depends.: Depends on many factors including, the surgeon, the technique, the difficulty, complications, size and health of the patient, etc. In general, most hysterectomies can be done in 1 - 2 hours. ...Read more

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How long does shoulder surgery take?

How long does shoulder surgery take?

Can't say...: Too much depends on exactly what procedure is performed - and if you are referring to surgical time or recovery time. ...Read more

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How long does the myectomy surgery take?

How long does the myectomy surgery take?

Varies: Myomectomy is generally done to improve fertility in patients with uterine fibroids or reduce fibroid symptoms in patients who still wish to conceive. Surgery can be quick if only a few strategically-placed fibroids are removed, or hours in cases of severe disease. Hysterectomy is generally quicker and less-involved in people with complete family status. ...Read more

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How long does a double hernia laperscopic surgery usually take?

How long does a double hernia laperscopic surgery usually take?

Variable: Primary bilateral laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair requires about 15 to 30 min to complete per side depending on surgeon experience, the exact type of hernia (direct vs. Indirect), patient body habitus and other factors. If one or more of the hernias is recurrent, that can up to double the time. ...Read more

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How long does a tummy tuck surgery take?

How long does a tummy tuck surgery take?

Depends: Larger people will take slightly longer, but an average woman will take about 1.5 hours. ...Read more

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How long does the gallbladder removal surgery take?

How long does the gallbladder removal surgery take?

Depends: A simple gall bladder surgery done via laparoscopy does not take long - averages 30 minutes in my hospital. However, that only accounts for the surgeon's time. I'll caution you that the time spent in surgery does not correlate to quality and it's more important for you to know about your surgeon's complication rate rather than his/her speed. ...Read more

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How long does laparoscopic cholecystectomy take?

How long does laparoscopic cholecystectomy take?

Depends: Usually an hour or less unless the operation is being performed under difficult circumstances such as for severe infections or multiple prior abdominal surgical procedures. ...Read more

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How long does microfracture knee surgery usually take?

How long does microfracture knee surgery usually take?

Depends: This is dependent on what is found during the operation. If an acl reconstruction or other procedure is required it will take longer. Microfracture alone will take between 30min - 1 hr. Your surgeon will be able to give you a more exact time frame. ...Read more

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How long does it take nerves to recovery after splnal stanois surgery?

How long does it take nerves to recovery after splnal stanois surgery?

Nerves: The recovery time can be extremely variable and sometimes taking up to six to eight months after the surgery. The more the nerves were compressed the longer the recovery time. ...Read more

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How long does it take for recovery on a tummy tuck ?

How long does it take for recovery
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Tummy Tuck Recovery: Tummy tuck or abdominoplasty recovery can vary based on the size of the incision, the type of muscle plication and the amount of liposuction done with the procedure. It takes one year to see the final result(complete healing). After about six weeks you are back to exercise assuming no adverse events or complications. Drains are out at 2 weeks post op and you can resume some activity. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recovery from perforated apendictis surgery?

How long does it take to recovery from perforated apendictis surgery?

10 - 30 days: Recovery would be based on surgical technique. If done laparoscopically you would usually be released to full activity in 10-14 days. If done via incision, you'd probably be restricted from full activity for 4-6 weeks. Either way, an extended hospital stay of 3-5 days would probably be necessary in the immediate post op period. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover after meniscus repair surgery?

How long does it take to recover after meniscus repair surgery?

Depends: Depends on the extent of the injury and the type of repair_ open vs arthroscopic can have a different recovery time of weeks. What type of surgery are you having? Is the meniscus completely torn, partially torn, ? ...Read more

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Hi, how long does TFCC repair surgery usually take? Thanx

Hi, how long does TFCC repair surgery usually take? 
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Depends: 1-2 hours depends on plan arthroscopic or open debride or repair arthroscopic longer open debridement quick ...Read more