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I ve lung consolidation, nodule &bronchiectasis dr.Wants to do keyhole surgery from 3angle, any idea of the possible complications afterwards, thanks?
No one can tell: Since we have no idea what the operation is for, no one can tell you what complications may follow. There are many uncommon complications including pneumothorax, hemorrhage , and even infection when one operates on the lungs. These questions should be addressed to the thoracic surgery who will be doing the surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more
I ve lung consolidation, nodule &bronchiectasis dr.Wants to do keyhole surgery from 3angle, any idea of the recovery time if no complications afterward?
Is a relatively : Low risk procedure , in uncomplicated cases should recover in few days , you must speak to your surgeon the possible complications in your case. ...Read more
I ve lung consolidation, nodule&bronchiectasis dr.Wants to do keyhole surgery from 3sides, do drs do this under sedation or after making me unconscious?
I ve bronchiectasis with lung consolidation, granuloma& nodule, dr.Wants to do keyhole surgery from, back, front & side any idea how wil i sleep on back?
Dr.Wants to do keyhole surgery from 3angles, i ve lung consolidation, nodule &granulomas& bronchiectasis, can MRI scan be a substitute for this surgery?
There is lung consolidation visible on my ct, but i ve no fever, so can this be that part of lung is collapsed instead of me having pneumonia, ?
Yes: Collapsed lung or atelectasis is sometimes interchangeably used with consolidation in radiology reports; its not exactly the same thing but may look similar. If you dont have symptoms of infection, its quite possibly you have some collpased lung tissue (atelectasis) rather than phlegm and inflammatory cells actually filling the lung tissue like you would in pneumonia. ...Read more
I ve lung consolidation in recent CT and several calcified granulomas, can this be indication of cancer eleswhere? If so how long would i ve left
Cured from PTB 1 year back.got scar tissue on right upper lung & midzonal consolidation. Sometimes get shortness of breath. What is the cause?
Many conditions: It is possible with loss of volume due to scarring to have shortness of breath, from your description the scar tissue is in a specific focused area. I would suggest discussing other causes with your physician. A lung function test and oxygen saturation test can be performed. Avoid smoke and document any history of wheezing with your doctor and Virtual pulmonary healthtap consult appt ...Read more
Good morning dr. I would like to ask, . Does consolidation of lungs in pneumonia is the same as that happen at tuberculosis?
Explain in laymen: "subtle asymmetric haziness at peripheral left lung. This may represent developing consolidation but nonspecific. No pneumothrax"?
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