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Yes.: Dr. Mason at the cleveland clinic foundation in cleveland oh has performed this operation in several patients. He is an expert. Go see him for questions. ...Read more
What to do if I had a pleurectomy and bullectomy a year ago,ive jus had a bad bowt of bronchitus, I'm in immense pain around?
Need an x-ray: Although a bullectomy and pleurectomy is a a great treatment for recurrent lung collapse, it's not 100%. If you've been coughing and now you have significant pain you'll need an urgent chest x-ray to confirm your lung is not collpased again. ...Read more
pleurectomy 5 years ago pain under my left breastbone since. muscle popped out from under my rib, went away 1 min nerve damage from vats.Age 42.
?: Hard to say? Left side or right side? Is it painful to touch? Was there an injury? Have you had a recent illness or fever? If it in on the left side, it is possibly it is your spleen. On the right side you could be palpating your liver? It is not likely muscle is popping out from under your ribs. Get a careful history and physical exam to figure this out! ...Read more
Currently being considered for coblation nucleoplasty trial (cervical). Contained herniation. I'm in early 20's. Possible long term complications?
Coblation: Understand, these treatments are low (not zero) risk, but for what purpose? Contained herniation means that there is no pressure on the nerves, and the disc is simply not in a "normal" location within the disc space. Study? Fine. These haven't worked except temporarily in the lumbar spine. I would be pessimistic. Maximize mckenzie pt. Not heat/us/tens as they are useless. If no other option, fine. ...Read more
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Uterine Rupture: The most common complications are a failed vbac & need for vaginal bypass (c-section). The most serious are uterine dehiscence (separation of the uterine scar) or rupture. This can lead to catastrophic results with hemorrhage, emergency surgery, hysterectomy, and fetal loss. Major point - please vbac in a hospital where your OB can keep you safe and have access to immediate surgery if needed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Short and long term: There are both short and long term complications of tpn. Short term complications include infections, and imbalance of electrolytes, fluid status and blood glucose levels. Long term TPN can result in loss of IV access and also liver injury and cirrhosis. If you remain on TPN for more than 2-3 months, you should be evaluated at an intestine failure center which may consider intestine transplant. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Discuss w/ Retina MD: The most common complication from a vitrectomy is progression of cataract. At your age of 40, that may not be a major factor. Other risks that occur less than 5% of the time are retinal detachment, and bleeding. Post-operative infections from vitrectomies are rare. Depending on what the underlying condition is that you have, there may be a risk of disease progression and need for further surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer