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What risks and complications are associated with a vitrectomy?

What risks and complications are associated with a vitrectomy?

Serious risks: Vitrectomy is a surgical eye procedure that is usually done to repair a retinal tear or detachment or remove a membrane growing on the retina. Virtually everyone having a vitrectomy will get a cataract within 2 years. There is also a risk for further retinal damage or swelling that could seriously diminish vision. Carefully performed vitrectomy for correct reasons can restore damaged vision. ...Read more

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What risks and complications are associated with a paracentesis?

What risks and complications are associated with a paracentesis?

Paracentesis Risks: In experienced hands paracentesis is a safe procedure. The most common risks are infection and excessive bleeding. There is also the possibility of the fluid reaccumulating and requiring additional treatments. ...Read more

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What risks and complications are associated with a hypophysectomy?

What risks and complications are associated with a hypophysectomy?

Hypophysectomy: Removal of Pituitary gland results in atrophy of the thyroid & adrenal glands, asthenia, cachexia, lack of growth, loss of reproductive organs, etc. ...Read more

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What risks and complications are associated with a hemigastrectomy?

Specify which type: What type do you have questions about?? They are classified according to their enteric anastamosis and each have their own set of problems (ie, Bilroth I, Bilroth II or Roux en Y). ...Read more

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What risks and complications are associated with Mohs surgery?

What risks and complications are associated with Mohs surgery?

Minimal: The Mohs procedure itself has few complications. Occasionally a wound infection and rarely, significant bleeding. But the procedure often takes a while (local anesthesia) and may leave a cosmetic defect that requires a complicated procedure to reconstruct. (But it has a very HIGH rate of total removal of the skin cancer) ...Read more

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What risks and complications are associated with a trabeculoplasty?

What risks and complications are associated with a trabeculoplasty?

Trab: Risk=It may not work. Works about 75%. side effects= Increase in eye pressure, usually of short duration and controled by drops give at time of procedure. Inflammation usually of short duration and controled with drops if necessary. Either can cause slight blur and slight pain. Usually the procedure is very benign. ...Read more

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What risks and complications are associated with a laparoscopic cholecystectomy?

What risks and complications are associated with a laparoscopic cholecystectomy?

Long list, rare occ: The list of risks I give my patients usually makes them concerned, but they feel better after I explain to them that the risk of any of these things happening is only about 5%, and that is usually infection. But all of these risks have happened to someone in the past.

1. Infection
2. Bleeding
3. Pancreatitis
4. Retained stone
5. Bile duct injury
6. Bowel injury
7. Need for another procedure. ...Read more

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What risks and potential complications are associated with knee replacement in nigeria?

What risks and potential complications are associated with knee replacement in nigeria?

??: Having worked in africa (not in nigeria)
i would not be big on recommending complicated surgery in many places in africa
i hear tell that South Africa has a good medical care system
i do not really know about nigeria
? Why would you want it done in nigeria. ...Read more

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If untreated, what complications or dangers could arise? Thank u.

Complete your Q: Incompelete Question. Complication of Untreated which disease? ...Read more

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What are complications of vbac?

What are complications of vbac?

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 more

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What are the complications of ANLL?

What are the complications of ANLL?

Management: The treatment Of ANLL is directed toward the consequences of bone marrow failure (anemia, neutropenia, thrombopenia) and hyperuricemia. ...Read more

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Any complications from a vitrectomy?

Any complications from a vitrectomy?

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 more

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What is the complication of high esr?

What is the complication of high esr?

ESR is a marker of: Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) is a marker of inflammation, thus high inflammatory processes cause ESR to be higher. Infections, cancers, uncontrolled rheumatologic diseases, and endovascular inflammation (i.e. Arteritis) are examples. Thus, elevated ESR values suggest inflammatory conditions which should be sought and treated. Esr is not a complication, but a marker! Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are common complications of cvs?

What are common complications of cvs?

Dehydration: Cvs = recurring attacks of intense nausea, vomiting and sometimes abdominal pain and/or headaches or migraines. This can lead to dehydration, nutritional deficits, high blood pressure during episodes, or damage to the mucosa of the esophagus (i.e. Mallory weiss tear). ...Read more

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What is the complications of impetigo?

What is the complications of impetigo?

Impetigo: Impetigo typically isn't dangerous, but complications can sometimes occur. For example, scarring, cellulitis- this potentially serious infection affects the tissues underlying your skin and eventually may spread to your lymph nodes and into the bloodstream. Left untreated, cellulitis can quickly become life-threatening, also one of the types of bacteria that cause impetigo can damage your kidneys. ...Read more

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What are the complications of diabetes?

What are the complications of diabetes?

Cardiovascular: Heart attack, stroke, blindness, kidney failure, infections, nerve damage, and death. ...Read more

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What are the complications of delirium?

What are the complications of delirium?

Depends: What casued the delerium? Anesthesia? It usually passes in hrs. Psych meds? Surgery, lsd, stroke, altzheimers, depending on the cause the complications are anything you can think of if a person isn't thinking right;, hurting others or themselves, malnutrition or any organ can fail with long term delirum. ...Read more

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What the complication of missd abortion?

What the complication of missd abortion?

Missed abortion: Treatment for missed abortion can be 1) watchful waiting, 2) medication, or 3) surgery. These will be successful at resolving the pregnancy about 60%, 90%, and 100% of the time, respectively. The last is the fastest and most tolerated, but most expensive. Watchful waiting has small risks of bleeding, infection, or blood clot. I recommend counselling with your doctor. ...Read more

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What are complications of untreated lpr?

What are complications of untreated lpr?

Laryngopharyngeal. .: Reflux over a long period can be associated with damage to laryngeal structures causing hoarseness and precancerous or cancerous lesions. ...Read more

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What are the complications of Amputation?

What are the complications of Amputation?

Inadequate ablation: With re-amputation.
permanent disablility
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What are complications of ganser syndrome?

What are complications of ganser syndrome?

Bad treatment: A problem with disorders such ganser syndrome and other facticious disorders is that they often result in aggressive treatments that are not needed and not helpful but may have serious side effects. Also, like the boy who cried "wolf, " it may be that the patient actually has a serious underlying problem that may be missed because of the wealth of false leads. ...Read more

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What are the complications of Biofeedback?

What are the complications of Biofeedback?

NONE: If done by an experienced provider there will only be benefit at best. No harmful effect ...Read more

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What are the complications of dehydration?

What are the complications of dehydration?

Lower blood pressure: Dehydration lowers blood pressure which can give symptoms of weakness, dizziness and passing out. You may feel thirsty and disoriented.
Initially, kidney respond by lowering urine output but it can lead to kidney failure if not corrected. ...Read more

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What are the complications of gastroparesis?

What are the complications of gastroparesis?

Malnutrition: Untreated gastroparesis can cause nausea, indigestion, and fullness or bloating. It can lead to weight loss and malnutrition. Gastroparesis can be caused by medications such as prescription pain pills. It can be a complication of diabetes, or occur on its own (idiopathic). There are medications which work in some patients, but treatment can be difficult. ...Read more

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What are the complications of endometriosis?

What are the complications of endometriosis?

Comp -endometriosis: Adhesions are the main problem although one may have pain and bowel obstruction. There may be ovarian failure following surgical excision. ...Read more

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What are the further complications of myoma?

What are the further complications of myoma?

Most asymptomatic: Most leiomyomas are asymptomatic, though these may be associated with heavy bleeding, difficulty in conceiving, loss of pregnancy many others. See this site for more info on this topic.
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001912/. ...Read more

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What are some complications of a Cytoscopy?

What are some complications of a Cytoscopy?

Minimal, very safe: The most common things to expect that are normal are dysuria (burring, pain with peeing), hematuria (blood in urine) and sometimes increased urgency and frequency. These should resolve quickly if no biopsies or resections are performed. Less common are urinary tract infection. Rarely significant damage can happen to the bladder but usually only if resecting a tumor. ...Read more

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What are the complications of a hysterectomy?

What are the complications of a hysterectomy?

Infection bleeding: Hysterectomies have a low risk of complications. Infections in the abdominal wall, urine, or vaginal cuff sometimes occur. Bleeding into the wound or significant vaginal bleeding is less common. Very rarely, serious complications occur including intraoperative bleeding, injury to the intestine or urinary tract, or blood clot in the legs or to the lungs. ...Read more

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Are there complications of meniere's disease?

Are there complications of meniere's disease?

Yes!: Ménière's disease has a wide spectrum of symptoms and complications. The common symptoms include haring loss, ringing in the ears, dizziness, and fullness in the ers. Other people have an extreme sensitivity to sounds. One major complication is progressive hearing loss. There are a number of treatments available and you should have regular evaluations with your ent. ...Read more

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What are the permanant complication of burns?

What are the permanant complication of burns?

Primarily scarring: Severe burns and skin grafting result in scarring. The scars may not look as nice as one would like. In addition, the scars can cause functional problems, especially with range-of-motion of joints. Scar modification therapies, such as pressure garments, and other therapies such as physical and occupational therapy can help. There is also the possibility of surgical scar revision. ...Read more

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What are the complications of a parotidectomy?

What are the complications of a parotidectomy?

Facial paralysis: Is the most common complication, but in the hands of a skilled surgeon is relatively rare, depending on the reasons for the parotidectomy. Other complications include sweating and redness on the face while eating, infection and scarring as well as some asymmetry. If you need a parotidectomy, your surgeon should go into these in depth with you. ...Read more

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What are the complications of a having discogram?

What are the complications of a having discogram?

See below: Complications include infection of the disc or related structures (meningitis, epidural abscess, osteomyelitis), dural puncture causing a post dural puncture headache, nerve damage, and skin infections such as cellulitis. Discuss with your doctor the incidence of each of the these complication to better weigh the risks and benefits of the procedure. ...Read more

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What are the complications involving pancreatitis?

What are the complications involving pancreatitis?

Several complication: Exist from acute pancreatitis:
1. Pseudocyst formation
2. Infection
3. Malnutrition
4. Kidney failure

Chronic pancreatitis:
1. Diabetes (from damage to pancreatic islet cells)
2. Malnutrition
3. Pancreatic cancer ...Read more

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What are the complications of a spermatocelectomy?

What are the complications of a spermatocelectomy?

Blockage of ductus: Epididymis which could block passage of sperm from testis on that side, slight risk of post-operative hemorrhage or infection. ...Read more

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What are the complications of having a parotidectomy?

What are the complications of having a parotidectomy?

Several: In experienced hands, the complication rate is low. They include facial weakness or paralysis, sweating from the cheek when eating, earlobe numbness, blood collection (hematoma), and collection of saliva under the skin (salivary fistula or sialocele). ...Read more

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What are the complication of kwarshiorkor in children?

What are the complication of kwarshiorkor in children?

Multiple: Kwashiorkor (k) is a process that leads to a multitude of problems. Early symptoms include apathy, lethergy and irritability. Loss of muscle mass, skin probs, swelling in organs, face & limbs, & increased susceptability to infection. Stupor and coma may occcur with death rates approaching 40% even under rx. Survivors will generally have long term mental and physical deficiencies. ...Read more

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What are the complications or difficulties of diabetes?

What are the complications or difficulties of diabetes?

Too Many: The elevated glucose in the blood stream affects almost every tissue in your body, in a bad way. Brain strokes, heart attacks, teeth loss, kidney failure, peripheral neuropathy, blindness, dry eyes, prone to infections, foot ulcer and limb loss. ...Read more

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What kind of complications might happen from a facelift?

What kind of complications might happen from a facelift?

Several: A facelift is a safe procedure when performed by a skilled plastic surgeon. Risks include bleeding/ hematoma, infection, nerve injury, scarring, asymmetry, wound healing problems, and need for revision operation. Discuss your individual risks with your plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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What are the complications if you are a menopausal baby?

What are the complications if you are a menopausal baby?

Midlife baby: Beside the higher risk of downs there is no other complication. ...Read more

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