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Is The Appendix Totally Removed At The Time Of Surgery
Largely, yes....: In addition to dr. Rosen's response, there is an extremely small number of people reported that have had duplication of the appendix (i.e. Two appendices). The "second" appendix is often located adjacent to the first, but could conceivably be overlooked at the time of surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The appendix is a piece of tubing located at the bottom of the colon on the right lower part of the abdomen. It has no known function in modern humans, but was thought to possibly be a type of extra stomach back in our cavepeople days. Currently it's only purpose is to get infected ...Read more
What are the afteraffects of histractomy at the age of42 42 only the uterus is remove not the overies?
Usually good: If there is a good medical indication for the hysterectomy, most women find improvements in their lives. Once the underlying condition that is negatively impacting their lives is treated, they feel better overall and can go on with a more normal life. No more bleeding, pain, pressure, etc.. ...Read more
What is the procedure of removing the left fallopian tube, where is the incision made, and how long is the recovery time?
Ask surgeon: There are a variety of ways to remove a fallopian tube. The specific route would depend on the surgeon who is doing the procedure. ...Read more
How is ilioinguinal neurolysis surgery performed? The problem is at the end of my C-section scar. They said it will be a open surgery.
Check with surgeon: Out of my area of knowledge.Get a more detailed answer ›
What is the reason of swelling of the the wound which got during the operation of delivery after changing the band?
C Surgeon.: Swelling of an incision line after any type of surgical procedure should be evaluated by the surgeon. Although the swelling may be part of the “normal” healing process, it may also be a sign of a complication such as bleeding, fluid accumulation (seroma) or infection. Best to be seen by your surgeon for accurate diagnosis, advice and/or reassurance. Best wishes. ...Read more
Need accurate diagno: An accurate diagnosis is needed from an md. ...Read more
Excision of the nonunion of navicular fracture and curettage of the cysts in the area. Is this surgery recovery going to be lengthy?
What can be the effects of a partial hysterectomy where the uterus is removed but the ovaries are left behind?
Yes: but not excessively or for prolonged periods of time! ...Read more
Cecum: The function of the cecum is not fully understood and studies. It's the first portion of the colon which holds the appendix. People can live without cecum and definitely can live without appendix. There are some suggestions that appendix may play a role in providing local and may be even systemic immunity to a certain extent. ...Read more
Yes: It is replaced by fluid.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have blocked fallopian tubes at the end is there surgery to correct this if so what is the name of the surgery?
Several surgeries: There are several surgical techniques that can be done to open fallopian tubes. Sometimes it is best to proceed directly to in vitro fertilization. Each case must be analyzed individually. Some of the surgeries are tubal cannulation, Fimbrioplasty, salpingostomy, tubal reanastomosis and others. ...Read more
What is the surgery proceedure to remove stenosis in the left carotid artery where it comes out at the top of the aorta?
There are several: If you mean a stenosis in the common carotid off the aorta, the procedure would either be a stent or a carotid (or innominate) endarterectomy. Much more common is a carotid endarterecomy, however this occurs where the internal carotid comes off the common carotid, not the aorta. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If one has an ileocecectomy and loses 12" of ileum and the cecum did the surgeon likely remove the appendix also?
Yes: If the cecum is removed the the appendix is removed . Appendix is attached to the cecum. ...Read more
Once the pericradial fuid is removed through cath proceduer are there any chances of small amount of fluid being left over if yes what is the nextstep?
Doctors will check: Doctors will check for re-accumulation of new fluid, which can happen if the original problem that caused the fluid is still active. Hopefully, the original problem is going away, so that new fluid will not build up and need to be removed again. ...Read more
During the removal of an ovarian dermoid, what are common complications (during surgery) that would result in the loss of the entire ovary?
Size: Attachments, pressure on ovary and compromise tissue, and reduced blood supply can all make the removal operation more tedious. As an aside, your surgeon will discuss risks, benefits with you. ...Read more
How is the distal tube of vp shunt placed in the abdominal cavity? What is the incision for in the process? Describe the procedure please?
Distal tubing: There are several methods used including endoscopic placement with only one or two small incisions. I like to make a small incision in the abdomen which is opened to the peritoneum. I then place a shunt passer in the peritoneum and over the liver into the subcutaneous (fat) space and pass it up into the neck to join the proximal shunt catheter. ...Read more
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