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How Long Does Lap Band 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
About a month: ...Until you feel up to par again, assuming no complications develop. ...Read more
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
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
As long as it takes: On average skin to skin about 1-1.5 hours ...Read more
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 moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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
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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