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Is There A Large Blood Loss During The Bcir Surgery
No.: The barnett continent intestinal reservoir is a type of permanent ileostomy for patients with inflammatory bowel disease which does not require wearing a bag. Like any intestinal surgery, some blood loss is common. However, it is rare to require a blood transfusion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Generally, blood loss is a term most commonly referring to bleeding. Blood loss can occur rapidly, due to trauma, or can occur slowly, as seen in diseases of the stomach or intestinal tract. Blood loss could refer to blood disorders that cause anemias, as seen in autoimmune disorders ...Read more
How long is a pouch operation for reversing a stoma bag? And is there a risk in that kind of a operation removing rectum and making a pouch
Pouch: the lengthy of the operation depends on whether you have a diverting ileostomy with a pouch connected already, usually to your Anus already versus, having to create a pouch, keeping your stoma and there when things are healed going for final reversal. The risks are the usual leak rate, but the higher risk is having issues with your pouch long term, ask a colorectal surgeon. ...Read more
How are blood transfusions commonly administered during surgery when a patient looses almost 5 pints of blood from an injury during the surgery?
What are you asking?: Can you clarify? Blood is administered in this situation most often as packed red cells. We pathologists run the blood bank and, curiously, are the only business people in a community that do what we can to reduce demand for our product. There are situations in which there's no substitute. If you have a more specific question, please resend it. ...Read more
Is there a risk of infection with tumescent liposuction? Does the smaller incision size reduce the risk of infection in tumescent liposuction, or is it still a possibility?
What is long term outcome of removal of a large portion of the pericardium? Could stiffening, scar tissue not be evident until surgery for a window?
Depends on disease: Pericardial window , done for varieties of causes from ca , for trauma , heart & liver problems etc , to prevent life threatening taponade of heart.So the out come depends on etiology. Most of the time out come will be good, could recur , scar will contract (constrictive pericarditis ) heart can herniate are all rare complications. ...Read more
No actual change: As abdominal and pubic fat drops after surgery, it may make the penis appear larger (because there is less fat surrounding it). ...Read more
Is there a difference in pelvic abscess and a stricture of the bowel after ileostomy reversal surgery?
Yes: Following reversal the bowel is reconnected and dropped back inside. If the new connection leaks or bacteria gets in, an abscess can form causing pain /fever (treated with antibiotics, drainage or more surgery). This and other problems like mild infections, scarring, kinking, recurrent disease, etc, can cause strictures (narrowing). If severe, that causes partial blockage, bloating, pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Paracentesis: Paracentesis is a procedure whereby a needle is placed into the abdominal cavity to remove fluid. This can be done to diagnose a condition, or relieve discomfort from the abdomen being distended. However, it is important to find out the underlying cause of the accumulated fluid and treat it primarily if possible because the fluid will like reaccumulate if the condition persists. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it necessary to undergo surgery when the discovery of a gallstone in the gallbladder. Or there is a cure and there is no need for surgery?
R u having symptoms?: The only definitive treatment of gallbladder disease is to remove the "gallstone factory". Thankfully, this can usually be removed via out-patient laparoscopic surgery. Like all operations, there are risks and it is up to you and your surgeon to decide if the benefits of this operation outweigh the risks. However, if you have stones that are "silent"--not causing symptoms--we don't recommend rx. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In an adenoidectomy of a child what are the possibilities of needing a blood tranfusion during surgery?
3 weeks after total thyroidectomy there is a small hole in the middle of the incision, nothing is draining, is this normal?
Can be normal: This can be a normal thing, but best to check with your surgeon. ...Read more
is there any other option except external bag after operation of colostomy. Because it is for life time which is very pain full.?
Depends: A colostomy may be permanent or temporary, which depends on several factors. Ok to ask your doc and your surgeon about temporary vs permanent colostomy. In some emergency cases, the drive to get you well is intense. Then go back to your surgeon for post operative care and discussions about your options. ...Read more
I have a feel of fluid under the scar of the hernia repair operation one month after the operation of the hernia repair. It occurs much after fluid intake but not painful . Is it a recurrence?
Return to surgeon: You need to return to the surgeon for a re check ...Read more
What exactly is the risk of leaving a small rectovaginal fistula alone?Will surgical repair cause more complications w/thin septum from prior lar/tme?
I'm considering gastric bypass surgery. But my concerns are the amount of pain after surgery and hair loss. Is there a lot of both?
Not enough: To negate the benefits of that type of surgery. ...Read more
Is there any plastic surgery or craniofacial type of surgery that can be done to reduce the size of someone's head?
Head size: The head bones fuse and then grow as you age. But a surgery to reduce the head doesn't sound like a good idea. As you age your body may grow into your head size. Talk to your doctor about your feelings about your head size and you may benefit from talking about it. Maybe seeing a plastic surgeon to talk about what you don't like will help you accept your body. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In a tonsillectomy of a child, what are the chances of needing a blood tranfusion during surgery?
Nearly none: It is vanishingly rare to receive a transfusion during the tonsillectomy. One needs to be careful, however, during the aftercare period. This is when bleeding can be dangerous, especially for small children. Talk to the surgeon about their perosnal rate of bleeding and what instructions s/he would give you should that occur. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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