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How often does the corrective surgery for asd fail?

How often does the corrective surgery for asd fail?

Very rarely: ASD surgery is usually very successful. There are some types of ASD that are more challenging, and there is a higher risk of having a small residual defect. While not a complete closure, small residual defects are not considered failures. ...Read more

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What is the success rate for otoplasty? How often does otoplasty produce good results without needing revision? .

What is the success rate for otoplasty? How often does otoplasty produce good results without needing revision? 

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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 more

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For a donor, how does their liver repair itself and how is the patients liver fixed?

For a donor, how does their liver repair itself and how is the patients liver fixed?

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

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When is surgery the appropriate therapy for people with bone complications?

When is surgery the appropriate therapy for people with bone complications?

Ask the surgeon: The timing of any surgery is up to the operating surgeon, primary care physcian; and the patient. ...Read more

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How long is the recovery for the surgery to correct hirschsprung's disease?

How long is the recovery for the surgery to correct hirschsprung's disease?

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 more

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How long is the recovery time from corrective surgery for low imperforate anus?

How long is the recovery time from corrective surgery for low imperforate anus?

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 more

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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?

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

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How much does it cost for surgery of the spine(scoliosis)?

How much does it cost for surgery of the spine(scoliosis)?

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 more

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How much does the typical hypospadias repair surgery cost?

How much does the typical hypospadias repair surgery cost?

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

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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?

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?

Second opinion: Rotator cuff tear has options for care. Start with physical therapy. Add laprascopic repair if not better. Okay to talk with your primary, your surgery team and a second opinion to get a full understanding of your options. Be well. ...Read more

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How successful most of the time is rhinoplasty surgery with excellent results and no permanent or serious side effects or follow up surgeries needed?

 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

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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.

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.

Expensive: microsurgery repair especially robotic can cost thousands if bungled can cause tubal pregnancy which is an emergency or not work at all IVF is the way to go ...Read more

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Does all hernias required surgery to fix?

Does all hernias required surgery to fix?

No: Hernias come in all shapes and sizes. Smail hernias that are reducible and not worsening may not require surgery and only need to be monitored. ...Read more

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How long is the recovery period after the surgery to fix a chiari malformation?

How long is the recovery period after the surgery to fix a chiari malformation?

7 days: The in-hospital stay after a decompression is anywhere from 1-5 days. The patient may need a period of up to 1 month to be 100%. Most do quite well with 7-10 days of rest before resuming most activities. ...Read more

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Atrial Septal Defect surgery for adults, how common is it? And what are the possible complications from this 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

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How much does a surgery for gynecomastia work to remove the problem?

How much does a surgery for gynecomastia work to remove the problem?

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 more

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Does pacemaker installation count as major surgery? Is this major surgery that will include a long recovery time?

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 more

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