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What are the risk factors for surgical general anaestesia?

What are the risk factors for surgical general anaestesia?

Very safe: The risk of general anesthesia (ga) is less than that of driving to the hospital to have the operation. Ga is thought to have a risk of death of one in 350, 000 cases or more. Advances in monitoring, medical training, drugs and support have greatly decreased the risk. The main concerns after ga are usually nausea and vomiting post op. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Clemens
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General Surgery (Definition)

General surgeons typically operate on a variety of abdominal organs, most commonly hernias and gallbladders. General surgeons also perform operations for many intestinal problems, along with breast and skin diseases, as well as manage trauma and critical care patients. Some do all of these, and some specialize in a specific area. In rural settings, they may do orthopedic ...Read more


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What are the risks of the abdominoplasty surgery procedure?

What are the risks of the abdominoplasty surgery procedure?

Many...: The majority of complications that may occur with tummy tuck surgery occur within the first 2 weeks. These may include deep venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, pneumonia, infection, bleeding, and even death. Other types of complications such as superficial incision line healing problems ( wound healing problems) may occur during the first 2 months after the procedure is performed. ...Read more

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I'm considering liposuction surgery. Need some tips for finding the best cosmetic surgeon?

I'm considering liposuction surgery. Need some tips for finding the best cosmetic surgeon?

Best Plastic Surgeon: Most important make sure you see a board certified plastic surgeon by the american board of plastic surgeon, ask to see his before and after photos and check reviews. For more information, I have written an article on how i would go about finding the best plastic surgeon. See the following link: <a href="http://drnichter.Com/find-best-plastic-surgeon-dr-right/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">h. ...Read more

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What sort of procedures are cosmetic surgeries?

What sort of procedures are cosmetic surgeries?

Enhancements: Cosmetic procedures include everything from facelifts, tummy tucks, (witch hazel) breast augmentation, liposuction, etc. Basically all the things we do to enhance a part of our body electively. ...Read more

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Best operation theatre in america for general surgery?

Best operation theatre in america for general surgery?

Explain: Please explain what you are referring to when asking this question. ...Read more

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What are the risks of cosmetic surgery?

What are the risks of cosmetic surgery?

Risks of any surgery: Plastic surgery carries the risk of any surgery and much more due to the fact that the vast majority is elective and not medically necessary but potentially beneficial psychologically and for other indications. Therefore in addition to infection, bleeding, scarring, etc risks such as over or under correction, inability to assure a specific cosmetic outcome or satisfy patient expectations occur. ...Read more

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What are the nutritional needs for general surgery patients and after gastrointestinal surgery?

What are the nutritional needs for general surgery patients and after gastrointestinal surgery?

Protein,vit&minerals: Surgery is a significant stress on the body and recovering from surgery requires the body to have adequate protein, vitamins, minerals and essential oils. It is best to have good body stores prior to surgery.After surgery particular nutrients may speed recovery.I advise a well-rounded high-quality multivit./mineral supplement with additional vit. C (2000 mg 2x/day) & zinc (30-50mg/day) see comment:. ...Read more

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Are healthcare specialties "plastic surgery" and "reconstructive surgery" the same?

Are healthcare specialties "plastic surgery" and "reconstructive surgery" the same?

No, but...: Both are done by plastic surgeons. Reconstructive surgery starts with an abnormality; the surgeon attempts to bring things back towards normal. Cosmetic (or aesthetic) surgery starts with the normal and tries to make it better. Plastic surgeons may perform one or the other and/or hand surgery, craniofacial surgery, microsurgery, and other procedures as well. ...Read more

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What are the risks of general anesthesia with propofol?

What are the risks of general anesthesia with propofol?

Minimal,: you will have an anesthesiologist and secured airway. The risks are with sedation with unqualified personnel ...Read more

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What are the risks of general anesthesia?

What are the risks of general anesthesia?

Many risks: But fortunately they are rare. Among the risks are nausea or vomiting, muscle soreness, a sore throat, constipation, headaches, and very rarely allergic reactions or life threatening reactions to anesthetic agents. Death is rare but can happen. ...Read more

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What are the risks of a rhinoplasty operation?

What are the risks of a rhinoplasty operation?

Low risks: Significant complications are uncommon from rhinoplasty. The most common is nausea from anesthesia and swallowed blood at surgery. Infection, redeviation, recurrence of a bump, asymmetry, nasal obstruction, loss of smell, and other complications are less common but can happen. ...Read more

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After-effects of internal medical operations?

After-effects of internal medical operations?

As with all surgery.: The complications (I think this is what you mean by after effects) are universal. Pain, bleeding, infection, wound dehiscence (opening) bowel dysfunction, blood clot formation, unintentional damage to other organs and possible need for return to the OR. Most surgeries have a specific set of post op signs to watch for. If in doubt ask your surgeon. Also the surgery can fail to relieve the problem. ...Read more

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What is the average cost of outpatient sinus surgery done under general anesthesia in sacramento, ca area?

What is the average cost of outpatient sinus surgery done under general anesthesia in sacramento, ca area?

Cost anesth surg: Each hospital within the sacramento area has the ability to negotiate their own prices. What's more there can be differences between the costs at the public hospital, the private hospital, the va hospital and outpatient surgery centers. ...Read more

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What are the risks of mastopexy surgery?

What are the risks of mastopexy surgery?

Breast lift Complic: Breast lift risks include: Anesthesia risks Bleeding or hematoma formation Infection Poor healing of incisions Changes in nipple or breast sensation, which may be temporary or permanent Breast contour and shape irregularities Breast asymmetry Fatty tissue found deep in the skin might die (fat necrosis) Fluid accumulation Potential partial or total loss of nipple and areola Deep vein thrombosis ...Read more

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Are artificial limbs procedures part of reconstructive surgery?

Are artificial limbs procedures part of reconstructive surgery?

Yes ; No: Part of reconstructive surgery, not necessarily a part of plastic ; reconstructive surgery. Orthotics is the speciality of artificial limbs. A plastic surgeon or hand surgeon may be called upon to prepare the limb for the proper fitting of an orthotic. ...Read more

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Are artificial limbs part of the discussion for reconstructive surgery?

Are artificial limbs part of the discussion for reconstructive surgery?

Absolutely: If a limb has been lost, all options should be considered. Many factors influence the decision: for example, whether the need is functional or cosmetic. Many people who have lost hands or arms use a functional prosthesis (like a hook) for work but then change to a cosmetic prosthesis for social activities. Prosthetics are an important option to consider in reconstruction. ...Read more

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What are surgical procedures for fat removal other than lipo and gastric bypass?

What are surgical procedures for fat removal other than lipo and gastric bypass?

Diet, exercise +: I assume you are looking for an easier way. There are many new technologies providing and promising fat removal that vary in their use of heat, fat melting injectables, radiofrequency, ultrasound, cold therapy, and more. It may not be applicable to all locations specifically organ fat. ...Read more

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What are complications of undergoing hemorhoid surgery?

What are complications of undergoing hemorhoid surgery?

Pain, bleeding, : Formal hemorrhoid surgery as opposed to banding, scleral therapy, or coagulation therapy, can be very painful, with bleeding possibly, and most importantly, you can develop anal stenosis if not done correctly with long term problems from this complication. ...Read more

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Doctors, what are the risks of the adenoid removal surgery?

Doctors, what are the risks of the adenoid removal surgery?

See below: The risks of adenoidectomy include pain, infection, bleeding, velopharyngeal insufficiency (which means inability to close the nose from the mouth when speaking or swallowing), regrowth of the adenoids. ...Read more

Dr. Lori Semel
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General Surgeon (Definition)

A person that has training and experience in mostly in abdominal and intestinal surgery, but some other areas are included. Specialties within the field include hernia repair, colorectal, trauma, endocrine, weight loss, critical care, breast, and hand surgery ...Read more