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Laparoscopy To Remove Cyst
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
Larparascopic surger: Depends upon the cyst, but lap surgery is performed with instruments and a camera to see inside and remove the cyst, instead of the old way of opening up the area, and improves recovery time and lowers complications. ...Read more
Yes.: There are several surgical approaches to pilonidal cyst removal. The classic approach left a large open wound which healed in over time; recurrence was lower, but wound care was a problem. Newer approaches focus on smaller wounds and primarily closed wounds. More extensive procedures with flaps are generally reserved in the us for more extensive or recurrent disease. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Generally No.: In order to excise (surgically remove) an ovarian cyst, an incision needs to be made in the skin. In some instances, a cyst can be drained by needle puncture through the vaginal wall, but this will remove fluid from the center of the cyst and will not actually excise the cyst wall. Hope that this helps. ...Read more
Locale specific: Unfortunately, there is no standard charge for the procedure. Different surgeon, hospital or surgicenter all charge differently. This is where it's worthwhile to comparison shop. ...Read more
Not routinely: The surgery / recovery usually go fine without antibiotics. ...Read more
Ovarian cyst: Location of the cyst its not that important while treating a cyst ( not thinking from a surgical standpoint, where it can actually have some effect but for the surgeon). A cyst can be treated medically, expectant management or surgically. ...Read more
Usually not: Ovarian cysts, when they need to be removed, are usually removed abdominally and most often laparoscopically - belly button surgery. There was a time when ovarian cysts were occasionally removed vaginally but that is rarely done. ...Read more
Ovarian cyst endometriomas 8 and 5 centimeters. Dr wants to do laparotomy vs laproscopic outpatient. Is this necessary to be so invasive?
8 cm is : Rather large. I am sure your doctor considered risks v. Benefits of the operation. Not likely to be cancer at your age, but not impossible. Follow your doctor's advice. If you don't like with his advice, you can always get a second opinion, but i think it is going to be the same. ...Read more
Yes: Naked eye can not distinguish cystadenoma with focus of cancer, ( has high incidence of cancer ) only after total removal and analysis by the pathologist , will establish diagnosis, & stage , a potential curable disease has to be treated with radical surgery with aim of cure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: So in general sebaceous cysts will not every completely go away unless they are removed. This requires a minor surgery. How minor depends on the size of the cyst. These can be often be done in the office under local anesthesia if done early when they are small, however, if large enough may require more than just local anesthesia. Best is to consult with a surgeon - general or plastic surgeon. ...Read more
Having laparoscopy to diagnose endometriosi. Polyp in uterus and cervix removed. Ovarian cyst removed. What is my recovery time likely to be. Thank yo?
2 weeks: Usually almost full recovery in 2 weeks. Some people feel great after 5 days. Kind of unpredictable. But most activities can be resumed after about 7-10 days. ...Read more
Endoscopic surgery : An ethmoid mucocele means there is an air pocket or cell in your ethmoid sinus that is being expanded by mucus, progressively enlarging. It could cause pressure on the orbit, optic nerve , or skull base. To gain access to the ethmoid cavity in endoscopic sinus surgery requires removal of the uncinate, then draining of the mucocele. Instruments are used to grasp and remove diseased tissues. ...Read more
Laparoscopy involves placement of a small camera-scope into the abdominal cavity, most often at the belly button. This allows us to see and surgically rx many abdominal and pelvic diseases. This is combined with distinction of the abd cavity with co2 gas to create more space to work. This usually requires a general anesthetic, yet most people can go ...Read more
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