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Not exactly: You can learn more about rotator cuff repair surgery here: http://theshouldercenter.Com/arthroscopic-rotator-cuff-repair.Htm i would recommend you pick a surgeon that performs the surgery you need hundreds of times a year. Learn more here: http://www.Theshouldercenter.Com/shoulderpain/2012/shoulder-specialist/surgeryspecialist/. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Clips that are placed during surgery are intentionally placed by the surgeon for various reasons. There rarely can become dislodged and "float around" in the abdomen. Even if that was the case it would rarely ever cause any problems. The best person to tell you would be the surgeon performing your case. See then for specific questions. ...Read more
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I had gallbladder removal surgery a yr ago, had pain an diff issues since I recently found out surgical clips were left inside idk what to do?
Unlikely from clips: A majority of laparoscopic cholecystectomies are done with clips to secure the cystic duct. The clips are there for a good reason - I would seriously doubt your pain is from the clips themselves. Would check with your doctor or surgeon just to be sure nothing else is going on, including a retained stone, or peptic ulcer disease. ...Read more
Uncommon: It is a bit uncommon to have that many. I would say on average pts have 4-6 clips "left" inside them. They are inert and as long as you had no complications, there is no issue with them being there. It's best to talk to your surgeon to get the details on your procedure to get the answers for which you are searching. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My father had lap gallbladder surgery back in october. I just pulled what looks to be 3 surgical clips from one of the wounds. Is that possible?
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