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How Often Does The Corrective Surgery For Asd Fail
What is the success rate for otoplasty? How often does otoplasty produce good results without needing revision?
Success : Success rates for otoplasty yielding good results, as it would be for any surgical procedure, is dependent upon the judgement, surgical skills, training and experience of the operator. In general, if these requisites are met, the outcomes are typically very satisfying for the patient. As a health care consumer you would want to search out someone with experience and good training for this procedure. It never hurts to request to look at before and after photos and inquire how many of these procedures he/she performs a year. For me, titles are not a substitute for experience and outcome results. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hello, how is surgically repaired tricuspid valve? How does the surgery? What is postooperative course? After the surgery, i will be intubated?
Live donor : will only be allowed to donate if their liver is healthy enough to fully regenerate (besides all other requirements, of course). with an adult-to adult donation, R lobe is typically harvested and transplanted into the recipient - where it also regenerates in a matter of weeks. ...Read more
Imperforate anus: Recovery can take 6-8 weeks.Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends : A lot depends upon the technique. Some surgeons will do colostomy followed by a pull through at a later date. A pull through removes the diseased colon and allows the enervated intestine to function normally. If a trans anal pull through is done, normal bowel function ocurrs in several days with advancing to normal diet and discharge home. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Short: Correction of low imperforate anus involves a perineal anoplasty usually done shortly after birth. Once stooling infant is allowed to eat and when at full feeds is discharged home. Dilatations of the anus start at 2-3 weeks after surgery and may go for 2-3 months until the repair is healed and not stricturing and of an appopriate size. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
After succesful Mitral Prolapse repair how common is it to find mitral stenosis in these type of patients with Annoloplasty ring over a certain time?
Rare: It's rare but it does happen. As always, the devil's in the details. A minor amount of stenosis is well tolerated but as the mitral valve area diminishes, the likelihood and severity of symptoms (shortness of breath) increases. A sudden change in MV area suggests a clot and should be treated with anticoagulation. Good luck! ...Read more
It varies: It varies quite a bit depending on the approach, the number of bones being fused, the amount of implants needed, the length of the procedure, the need for intensive care, the length of hospitalization and rehabilitation. Your spine specialist should be able to give you an estimate, taking into account your specific curve and proposed options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on severity: Hypospadias occurs with very variable severity. Some are so minor they can be corrected with a modified circumcision which should be inexpensive $3 - 500.00. Severe scrotal hypospadias with severe chordee may require staged surgery including grafts each costing $2000.00+. Most are inbetween with opening on shaft should be between $1 - 2000.00. Add or and anesthesia fees. Hope u have good insurance. ...Read more
Is surgery for a rotator cuff minor tear really needed? How long is the surgery? How many days will she be in the hospital? Recovery process?
How successful most of the time is rhinoplasty surgery with excellent results and no permanent or serious side effects or follow up surgeries needed?
Depends...: ...on expectations. If they are realistic concerning the existing state and the state you desire to achieve you have a high likelihood of thinking the result is excellent. Generally, very safe & f/u surgery usually unecessary. Definitive answer depends on physical findings and wants/desires ...Read more
If my insurance dose not cover reversable tubal ligation how much will the surgery cost how much would be the deposit to start procedure of surgery.
Atrial Septal Defect surgery for adults, how common is it? And what are the possible complications from this surgery?
Intervention or open: Less common today as most now diagnosed in infants. Many now repairable using catheter based techniques but if large still best fixed open. Slight risk of stroke and damage to conduction system but one of the safer open operations. Consider a center that does both pediatric and adult surgery to have the most expertise in either type of procedure. ...Read more
Is cataract surgery an in-patient or out-patient procedure? How long does cataract surgery take? For surgery on both eyes, will most likely stay at the hospital for a few days? How long will i need a caregiver once i return home?
Well : I have found that gynecomastia, if persistent, is very effetcively treated with partial excision of the prominent glandular tissue as well as liposuction surgery of the peripheral chest area. If the prominence of the chest wall is caused by adipose tissue, then liposculpture surgery alone may suffice. For patients with excess skin, common after weight loss, skin excision may also be necesary. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does pacemaker installation count as major surgery? Is this major surgery that will include a long recovery time?
Usually not : Most pacemaker surgery involves a small skin incision and is not considered major surgery and the recovery is quick. There may be some activity restrictions for a few weeks.It can be riskier in patients who are already very ill. Rarely the pacemaker wires, also known as leads, must go on the outside of the heart. This is major surgery as the chest must be opened to get to the outside of the heart. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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