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How long can one live after pacemaker?

How long can one live after pacemaker?

pacemaker: Longevity with a pacemaker has to do with the underlying cardiac and systemic disease processes. The pacer itself is compatible with long term life. ...Read more

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How long do people generally live after chf?

How long do people generally live after chf?

Unknown: However, the diagnosis of CHF provides for a shorter life span and increased mortality as you are alluding. The degree of severity of chf, adequacy of management, and patient's adherence to therapy are the factors that modify prognosis. Very severe forms provide for limited longevity of 6 to 12 months, whereas, very mild forms may not be associated with significant mortality. ...Read more

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Approximately how long does a total hysterectomy surgery last?

Approximately how long does a total hysterectomy surgery last?

45 min to 2 hours: Of course, there are too many variables to answer accurately, and the patient shouldn't worry because they will be asleep the whole time! the time depends on the type of hysterectomy (abdominal, laparoscopic, or robotic), the size of the uterus, and any scarring or adhesions in the abdomen (often not know until the procedure is started). ...Read more

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How long will menopause last after total hysterectomy?

How long will menopause last after total hysterectomy?

U mean hot flashes?: Hot flashes can last a few months up to many yrs everyone is different there are many vits and herbs u can try or script meds that work very well, you will be in menopause until u die. ...Read more

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How long do people live after lung transplant surgery?

How long do people live after lung transplant surgery?

It varies: It is too variable to answer accurately; my patient with a combined heart lung transplant is over 14 years and he is still going strong. ...Read more

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How long after total knee replacement before one can swim?

How long after total knee replacement before one can swim?

4-6 weeks: I will let patients enter a pool once the knee incision is healed. Walking in water can be helpful. Swimming can be started once the pain allows. This is usually around 6 weeks. ...Read more

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How long does it take people to recover after major artery surgery?

How long does it take people to recover after major artery surgery?

Depends: It depends on where is the surgery and is it open or endovascular like stenting .. It can be variable from few days to few weeks. ...Read more

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How long will someone live after getting kidney transplant?

How long will someone live after getting kidney transplant?

Long time: If you are in good health otherwise, things should go well. If you have serious diseases such as diabetes or hypertension you must take excellent care of yourself daily and keep it controlled. Avoid anymore complications. As always take control of your own good health avoid harmful habits, exercise, and protect your new lease on life. ...Read more

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How long do a people live after comes off dialsis?

How long do a people live after comes off dialsis?

10-14 days: If a patient with zero renal function stops dialysis, he/she will fall asleep in 7-10 days and die within 7-14 days. ...Read more

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Can people live a long time after chemotherapy?

Can people live a long time after chemotherapy?

Yes they can. if the: If the chemotherapy has eliminated all cancer cells, then a person is expected to live a normal life. So chemo dies cure many people when it is used early in the course of cancer development when the tumors are small and localized. ...Read more

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How long can one survive with the whipple procedure?

How long can one survive with the whipple procedure?

That depends: Whipple procedures can be curative for some people undergoing them. I would discuss your specific prognosis with the surgeon who did or is recommending your whipple. ...Read more

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How long does a total knee replacement surgery take?

How long does a total knee replacement surgery take?

TKA duration: It varies on the deformity, the instruments used, and the experience of the surgeon. Average range of 40-60 minutes. ...Read more

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How long does a total abdominal hysterectomy take?

How long does a total abdominal hysterectomy take?

Hysterectomy: A total abdominal hysterectomy could last 45 minutes to multiple hours depending on how complicated your case is, prior surgeries, your weight, findings intraoperatively, cancer related surgery etc. If it is for a thin patient, with no prior surgeries, no pelvic masses etc, probably around 45 min to 2 hours depending on surgeon experience. This can vary a lot. ...Read more

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How long for hospital stay after radical mastectomy?

How long for hospital stay after radical mastectomy?

Radical?: Radical mastectomy (removal of the breast, axillary nodes, and the chest wall muscle behind the bread)t is rarely done now except for a locally advanced tumor directly invading muscle despite neoadjuvant therapy. A total mastectomy is removal of all the breast tissue (incl nipple complex). Often done with sentinel node bx. Modified radical is a total mastectomy plus an axillary node dissection. ...Read more

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How long after surgery does sepsis set in?

How long after surgery does sepsis set in?

Can vary: Hopefully you will not develop sepsis after surgery. If the surgical site becomes infected it could take hours or days depending on the location and type of surgery. ...Read more

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How long will hematomas last after thyroidectomy surgery?

How long will hematomas last after thyroidectomy surgery?

2-3 weeks: Hematomas are collections of blood. They initially coagulate then liquefy after 1-2 weeks. After they liquefy your body will resorb them or you can have them drained. ...Read more

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How much time does one normally live after tips without a liver transplant?

How much time does one normally live after tips without a liver transplant?

Many years: The TIPS is a shunt to relieve portal hypertension, performed between jugular and portal system. As stents have improved portal hypertension relieved until effect of usual cirrhotic picture causes further liver failure. Patients go 5+years or longer with TIPS ...Read more