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Fingernail removal, is this a procedure or surgery?

Fingernail removal, is this a procedure or surgery?

Same: A procedure can describe a type of surgery, albeit a minor surgery. ...Read more

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Does the cotton procedure foot surgery help gait?

Does the cotton procedure foot surgery help gait?

Improves gait: The cotton procedure helps in the treatment of pes planus (flat feet). It is usually performed in conjunction with other procedures. Your gait should improve following surgery. Your foot will not pronate as much and therefore your gait will be more balanced. ...Read more

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What medical procedure or surgery may I need to help control my ulcerative colitis? What are the procedures names and how are the done?

What medical procedure or surgery may I need to help control my ulcerative colitis? What are the procedures names and how are the done?

UC operations: Depending upon the extent of disease, age of patient, biopsies, and patient desires, patients with uc often undergo either a complete proctocolectomy (removal of rectum and colon), total colectomy with preservation of some or all of rectum. Occasionally we recommend a diverting ileostomy (small bowel ostomy) either permanent or temporary. This is complex. Detailed discussion is needed. ...Read more

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Before I have cholecystectomy, do I have to ask my surgeon to do intra-operative cholangiography, or is this standard procedure during surgery?

Before I have cholecystectomy, do I have to ask my surgeon to do intra-operative cholangiography, or is this standard procedure during surgery?

Yes, ask: There is still substantial debate whether intraoperative cholangiography (ioc) should be routine or selective. There are clear indications for ioc, such as having elevated bilirubin and common bile duct stone on ultrasound - while having a history of gallstone pancreatitis is a relative indication. If a stone is seen on ioc, some surgeons are facile in removing them, otherwise endoscopic removal. ...Read more

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What prostate procedure or surgery will have the least amount of side effects of retrograde ejaculation, no semen, and subdued climax. I have bph.

What prostate procedure or surgery will have the least amount of side effects of retrograde ejaculation, no semen, and subdued climax. I have bph.

BPH treatment: 59 y m with BPH & tamsulosin. Depending on the size & complications your urologist can give best option. Minimal invasive procedures are microwave, laser, needle ablation. Then turp, nerve sparing prostatectomy, incision prostate. The later two preserve erection & ejaculation. Turp is 90% done &5% retrograde ejaculation rate. Again size & complications determine the choice of procedure. Thanks. ...Read more

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What is procedure of bankart surgery?

What is procedure of bankart surgery?

Anterior shoulder: It is minimally invasive procedure for anterior dislocation of shoulder. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can you tell me step-by-step procedure for scoliosis surgery?

Can you tell me step-by-step procedure for scoliosis surgery?

Not in this space: Not in this space limited area. However, there are several great websites such as spineuniverse. Com or spinehealth. Com or medical society websites like the north american spine society or the scoliosis research society that will have multiple resources that you can review. I'm sure you can even find a video online of a typical surgery but there are several different types that may be done. ...Read more

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Would a fingernail removal be considered a procedure or a surgery?

Would a fingernail removal be considered a procedure or a surgery?

Minor procedure: This typically requires an injectable anesthetic and is considered a minor procedure which is, for all intents and purposes, equivalent to a minor surgery but this does not require hospitalization and is commonly performed in an office exam room. ...Read more

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What is the average cost of a laser photocoagulation procedure/surgery?

What is the average cost of a laser photocoagulation procedure/surgery?

Ask your surgeon: You will need to discuss this with the surgeon or doctor who will be performing the procedure. Or discuss with the surgeon's billing department to determine the cost. ...Read more

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During the actual procedure of ACL surgery, will you feel any pain during it?

During the actual procedure of ACL surgery, will you feel any pain during it?

Acl: During the actual surgery yr anesthesiologist make it so u do not feel any pain. A variety of options are available to u. This is best answered by yr anthesiologist before surgery. ...Read more

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I'm a FTM transman. I was wondering if there is a cliteris growth procedure surgery I to make it more like a penis.

I'm a FTM transman. I was wondering if there is a cliteris growth procedure surgery I to make it more like a penis.

LBGT: Be cautious about jumping ahead to a potential solution. There are lots of care providers who can help you. Check your local listings for lbgt and you should be able to find a doc, clinic, and support group. Be well. ...Read more

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What would cause severe starbursts after YAG procedure following cataract surgery?

What would cause severe starbursts after YAG procedure following cataract surgery?

See your eyedoc: Seeing better out of an eye with a multifocal lens following YAG might do it. Other causes might be a new PVD, severe pitting of lens, corneal edema from intraocular pressure spike, and other causes. You need to consult your ophthalmologist to ease your mind!

Best wishes. ...Read more

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My son will need a neurofibroma removed. What type of surgeon should perform the procedure? Is the surgery as simple as removing a cyst or lesion?

My son will need a neurofibroma removed. What type of surgeon should perform the procedure? Is the surgery as simple as removing a cyst or lesion?

Pediatric surgeon: Depending on where it is located a general pediatric surgeon is excellent. If on the face a plastic surgeon may be considered. Yes it should be as simple as removing a cyst or lesion...When you consult with the surgeon be sure to ask him/her these questions. The person doing the procedure will give you the best information. ...Read more

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Is it possible that I have the alternates to conventional open heart procedure to valve surgery?

Is it possible that I have the alternates to conventional open heart procedure to valve surgery?

Valve surgery: If you qualify for open heart valave surgery then go for it. If yuou are not a candidate then you can explore for alternatives. It depends upon the type of surgery. Multiple other factors play a role. ...Read more

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Is the nuss procedure surgery for pectus excavatum painful?

Is the nuss procedure surgery for pectus excavatum painful?

Yes: All thoracic surgery is painful, but we have a lot of analgesic techniques and medications, and the painful period is transient. ...Read more

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My aunt's blood work revealed WBC 17, 400 when she was in the hospital awaiting an ellected surgery procedure. Should the surgery have been cancelled?

My aunt's blood work revealed WBC 17, 400 when she was in the hospital awaiting an ellected surgery procedure. Should the surgery have been cancelled?

Hard to say: What was the surgery, did she have any signs or symptoms of infection? What else did her blood work show? There is too much information lacking here to make the call. We perform elective surgeries all the time with slightly elevated white counts depending on the circumstances. ...Read more

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Is there any kind of cosmetic procedure or plastic surgery I can get for my teeth to show a little bit while my jaw is at rest?

Is there any kind of cosmetic procedure or plastic surgery I can get for my teeth to show a little bit while my jaw is at rest?

Yes: Go see an oral ; maxillofacial surgeon in your area that is experienced with orthognathic surgery (jaw corrective surgery). Should your problem be caused by a soft tissue problem (unlikely) such as a long lip, then a plastic surgeon would be a better choice. ...Read more

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What is the procedure of a torticollis surgery?

What is the procedure of a torticollis surgery?

Torticollis: If you are considering surgery, I would assume that you are not responding or have had adverse reactions to the use of Botox injections. Surgical treatment is dictated by clearly defining the hyperactive neck muscles that are spasming. Selective denervation of the muscles requires meticulous dissection and avulsion of the motor nerves for the specific muscles. ...Read more

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What can you tell me about the procedure for turbinate hypertrophy surgery?

What can you tell me about the procedure for turbinate hypertrophy surgery?

Large turbinates: Turbinate hypertrophy is a common cause of chronic nasal congestion and is often associate with allergy. Initial treatment for allergies should include nasal corticosteroid spray. For those who do not improve, turbinate surgery can be considered. Reduction cautery or coblation procedures can be performed in the office often times. Anesthesia is required when removing a portion of the turbinate ...Read more

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What's the procedure for rectal prolpase surgery and how long are you in the hospital for?

What's the procedure for rectal prolpase surgery and how long are you in the hospital for?

Options Vary: Procedures can be broken down into abdominal approaches and perineal (from the anal region) approaches. Abdominal approaches can also be laparoscopic or open. Many options available and a colon and rectal specialist can review them with you. Hospitalization ranges from overnight for perineal approaches to several days for abdominal approaches. ...Read more

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What is the procedure done during hemorrhoid surgery?

What is the procedure done during hemorrhoid surgery?

Varies: Depends. If it is a rubber band office procedure, it constricts the internal hemorrhoid veins. Surgery may remove external and internal hemorrhoid veins, or ligate them. Surgical stapling can excise the veins and loose internal lining. ...Read more

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Is a butt implant procedure considered a major surgery? I don't want to put myself in a position where I basically elected a major procedure. Are butt implants considered a major or risky operation? .

Is a butt implant procedure considered a major surgery? I don't want to put myself in a position where I basically elected a major procedure. Are butt implants considered a major or risky operation? .

Minor: Minor surgery is having a mole removed or a scar revised. It takes a few minutes under local and pain medication is not pain medication other than Acetaminophen (tylenol) is necessary. However, even minor surgery can cause major problems if not performed under the correct conditions, and just because a procedure can be done under local, does not mean that it is minor.

From a plastic surgeon's perspective, all surgery should be treated as major surgery. What I do for a living is elective, so the standards need to be held to the highest level. The risks, while small, are not zero. The risk of driving to the surgery center may be higher than having elective surgery, but it doesn't keep me from driving.

I would consider buttocks implants a major procedure. It requires an accredited surgical facility, meticulous sterility and surgical expertise. I also consider it a risky operation, not so much from a safety standpoint, but from a patient satisfaction standpoint. The implants often sit too high, and are not aesthetic. Some people feel the same way about breast implants; however, breast implants have a 92% worth it rating while buttocks implants only get 33%. Satisfaction with fat grafting is much higher, and in selected situations may be a better choice.

The most important part about any elective surgery is not the procedure, but the practitioner. No matter how good an implant or a procedure may be, it can't make up for poor judgement. Find an experienced, board certified, plastic surgeon in your area and pay for a consultation. It is money well spent. ...Read more

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Please help! What is the procedure for laser foot surgery?

Please help! What is the procedure for laser foot surgery?

Only for skin: Lasers are used on nails and soft tissue to treat fungus or remove a skin cyst but it is not used on bone. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about procedure along with jaw surgery will help me face be short round and feminine?

Consider: Consider Orthodontic consultation with a qualified Orthodontist along with the jaw surgery. Also seek consultation with a qualified Plastic Surgeon. ...Read more

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Is pelvic pain hard to diagnose? What is most effective procedure? Pelvic exam, explore surgery?

Is pelvic pain hard to diagnose? What is most effective procedure? Pelvic exam, explore surgery?

There are: Many different reasons, you should start out with a good pelvic exam and cultures and ultrasound and blood work and sometimes it can be due to urinary tract causes or bowel causes, after all the conservative steps have been done and if there is not a diagnosis then u may need laparoscopy to r/o adhesions, or endometriosis - conditions that will not show up with other testing. ...Read more

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Can nanoknife ablation done as multiple percutaneous probe insertions actually known to cause an embolism? Procedure was not open surgery.

Can nanoknife ablation done as multiple percutaneous probe insertions actually known to cause an embolism? Procedure was not open surgery.

Here are some...: Nanoknife ablation is a descriptive term portraying the use of high-tech small probes to deliver the energy of freezing or radio frequency to destroy unwanted tissue or cancer; so, it is not an open surgery, but has its own limitation especially in tumor size and location. Yet, no procedure is perfect but with its own pros & cons. More? Ask treating doctors timely. ...Read more