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After cholecystectomy surgical clips left in my upper right quadrant?

After cholecystectomy surgical clips left  in my upper right quadrant?

That is normal: To have clips after surgery , you mean the clips inside you to ligate cystic duct and artery , are normal , harmless and MRI safe. ...Read more

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Colectomy (Definition)

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Surgical clip left after Diep surgery?

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Surgical clip left after Diep surgery?

Surgical clip: in surgery we intentionally leave clips behind on bleeding vessels. Nothing abnormal in a clip left behind. ...Read more

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What is the single port laparoscopic surgery (spls) procedure?

What is the single port laparoscopic surgery (spls) procedure?

One incision: Single port surgery uses a special port that multiple instruments go through, unlike traditional laparoscopy where each port canfield only one instrument. Advantages of single port surgery are mostly cosmetic. ...Read more

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Undergone primary ovarian debulking surgery(nov 2011), key hole surgery for removal of lymph nodes( jan 2012) . I am on hrt. Now pain in left side tumy?

Undergone primary ovarian debulking surgery(nov 2011), key hole surgery for removal of lymph nodes( jan 2012) . I am on hrt. Now pain in left side tumy?

See your oncologist: I assume the debulking surgery was due to cancer. Am i right? All patients with history of cancer of the ovaries need to be followed closely by a gynecological oncologist or a medical oncologist. Having pain in your left side is something that your oncologist should know to help you decide what is the cause. Best wishes, ariel. ...Read more

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Left groin pain 3 months after total hysterectomy and oopharectomy?

Left groin pain 3 months after total hysterectomy and oopharectomy?

Not usual: see your surgeon. Many factors in play. Incision location, Tissue. Hernia,infection Blood clots. May require some testin if not immdiately clear. ...Read more

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I had laparoscopic gallbladder removal surgery 4 months ago (4 incisions). Now i'm having intense pain in the bellybutton incision site. Normal?

No: Pain this far out from your surgery could indicate that something is wrong. I would advise been reevaluated by your primary care doctor and/or surgeon. ...Read more

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How serious is belly button hernia after laparoscopic surgery of colectomy in adults?

How serious is belly button hernia after laparoscopic surgery of colectomy in adults?

Depends: The size and what is protruding through hernia and if the contents get stuck. All these things determine how serious. If it hurts or bothers you or is stuck go see your surgeon. ...Read more

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Had small bowel resection (5ft),colon blockage removed,appendectomy,and hernia repair done in emerg surgery.Tons of side effects 3months later. Help?

Had small bowel resection (5ft),colon blockage removed,appendectomy,and hernia repair done in emerg surgery.Tons of side effects 3months later. Help?

Side Effects: The answer to your questions depends on the side effects you are having. Small bowel resection can affect stool transit time as well as nutrient absorption. Adhesions from any abdominal procedure may be a source of discomfort for some. I suggest you speak to your primary care doc about your symptoms to identify the most likely source of your symptoms. From there you can make a plan. ...Read more

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Can I have lap band surgery right after hernia repair?

Can I have lap band surgery right after hernia repair?

Depends : Well, it depends where the hernia is, and type of hernia and type of repair. ...Read more

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Laparscopic ovarian cysts surgery & incision drainage, what to do?

Laparscopic ovarian cysts surgery & incision drainage, what to do?

Call your surgeon: Wash the incision with an anti-bacterial soap such as hibiclens or phisoderm. Irrigate hydrogen peroxide over a 4 x 4 gauze and most importantly call your surgeon so he/she can evaluate the wound for any possible infection or loss of integrity. ...Read more

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What is keyhole hysterectomy surgery?

Laparascopic: It is laparascopic surgery via and small incision near the belly button. ...Read more

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Wife had gastric bypass surgery experiencing pain under left breast is that where the new pouch?

Wife had gastric bypass surgery experiencing pain under left breast is that where the new pouch?

See answer: Under the left breast is where our stomachs are located. Have her call her surgeon, or at the lsaet her primary dr. To give more history and detail of the pain, etc. Depending on the time frame of when her bypass surgery was, other existing factors/symptoms, etc, will all play a role in how this is treated. Good luck. ...Read more

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Recovery from laparoscopic ventral rectopexy surgery?

Recovery from laparoscopic ventral rectopexy surgery?

What: What about it? You mean recovery time form ventral hernia repair. About a week to two depending on size. ...Read more

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If patient had total colectomy with Ileostomy placement, can they have a surgical procedure involving ileum to sigmoid/left colon several yrs later.

If patient had total colectomy with Ileostomy placement, can they have a surgical procedure involving ileum to sigmoid/left colon several yrs later.

YES: if one performs a left colectomy, even extending the dissection below peritoneal reflection, as long as there is a rectal stump, 1-2 cm above the levators, proximal bowel can be reanastomosed. One can creates a pouch from the proximal bowel to make anastomosis easier and have the pouch act as a partial reservoir for the liquid feces in the ileum that will be used for anastomosis ...Read more

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6 months after having 30% of my left medial meniscus removed I'm still limping, right inguinal surgery, and right hip problems. All connected?

6 months after having 30% of my left medial meniscus removed  I'm still limping, right inguinal surgery, and right hip problems. All connected?

See your provider: There is not enough information. Clearly you need to define why you are limping-is there pain, weakness? What kind of inguinal surgery, what is the hip "problem"? There can be several causes and it could be a combination of factors. You should see your provider and have this defined and addressed ...Read more

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I have severe pain right rib. Gall bladder removed. Surgery for post surgery hernia, found disconnected rib. Pain stops life, and sleep. What now ?

I have severe pain right rib.  Gall bladder removed.  Surgery for post surgery hernia, found disconnected rib.  Pain stops life, and sleep. What now  ?

Sounds complex: First - call your her is surgeon, and go in for a visit. If you want another opinion, check the americas hernia society website to find a surgeon interested in hernias. Too much for this forum like this to come up with a diagnosis. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Pain in left leg after ovarian cycts lab. Surgery ?

Pain in left leg after ovarian cycts lab. Surgery
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Leg swelling: If you had a surgery for your ovarian cyst, and now your leg is both swollen and painful, an ultrasound will quickly and easily determine if you have a blood clot in your leg. Okay to check in with your doc on this issue. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about lap radical subtotal gastrectomy w/ en-bloc distal pancreatectomy & transverse colectomy?

Can you tell me about lap radical subtotal gastrectomy w/ en-bloc distal pancreatectomy & transverse colectomy?

Performed for cancer: Radical subtotal gasstrectomy is usually performed for mid to distal stomach cancers. Upper stomach lesions have an Ivor Lewis procedure. To require pancreas body and tail removed means the lesion performated into the lesser sac to involve body of pancreasa and invade gastrocolic ligament to hit the transverse colon. If all tumor out, regardless of approach, chemo may still be needed. ...Read more

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Does having laporoscopic cholecystectomy surgery create scars?

Does having laporoscopic cholecystectomy surgery create scars?

Yes: Small ones; all surgical procedures that involve cutting or puncturing of the skin result in scars. The appearance of the scar depends on many factors. Most heal 'well'. ...Read more

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I had laparoscopic surgery 7 days ago for umbilical incisional hernia, repaired with 6" long mesh, still having lots of pain left lower tummy.normal?

Yes: yes the pain will be there for a while you can minimizing it by wearing abdominal binder and applying some heat and make sure your bowls are regular ...Read more