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What Are My Chances Of Survival After Surgery
I am 63 years old. Am going to have six way bypass done. Other than that, very healthy. What are my chances of survival during surgery and after?
See your doctor: Even patients with severe lung disease can have some surgeries...Your risk for complications depends on the type of surgery and the type of anesthesia used. You should consult your physician prior to any surgery, and you should consider seeing a lung doctor as well, especially if the surgery involves the lungs. ...Read more
I am a 27 years old female with a 3 cm unruptured brain aneurysm. Whar are my chances of survival without a surgery?
Cardiac surgery: read this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cardiac_surgeryGet a more detailed answer ›
Half thyroid needs to be removed.Docs say 40% chance of cancer. If so than all of it. What is chance of survival & is surgery high risk? Thx
Prognosis is good: Thyroid cancer is a very non aggressive type of cancer. It is rare for people to die of thyroid cancer (unless anaplastic- a very rare form of thyroid cancer). If done by an experienced surgeon, thyroid surgery has a very low risk. You should follow through with what has been recommended. ...Read more
My grandmother collapsed and is in surgery for blood clot in her brain. what is her chance of survival. she is 79 years old.
Not enough info.: I'm so sorry she's ill! It is impossible to give you a precise answer, since we don't know the cause or extent of the damage, or her general condition before this happened. Since she is getting surgery, someone feels like that will improve her chances, which is good. Time will tell. When talking to the surgeon, have a list of questions ready and make sure you right down the answers, for later. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the survival chance of a woman of 72years old with the disease of degenerative calcific av of heart artery?Does open heart surgery help her ?
Generally excellent: It is quite common place for patients over age 65 to undergo aortic valve replacement surgery for calcific degenerative disease with or without coronary bypass. The outcomes are quite good, particularly in the hands of trained surgeons that focus primarily on heart surgery, i.e. Cardiac surgeons. http://goo.gl/kawno. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My mother has mitral valve stenosis, orifice area 1 CM sq. LA size is 6.4 cm. She is on AF. What are her chances of survival without surgery for 5 yrs?
Need more info: This can only be answered by her cardiologist who knows her total medical history. There are a lot of variables including age, other illnesses and general health. ...Read more
After surgery, i am diagnosed with a 1.2cm, grade 2, clear cell, RCC. Survival rates vary between sources on the net. What is my life exp? I am 35 now
Normal.: Assuming the surgical margins were clear (you didn't state if you had a partial nephrectomy or radical nephrectomy (vs cryotherapy/RFA with renal biopsy), your life expectancy would be "normal" for your age - of course, you'd need to practice a healthy lifestyle and diet, avoid smoke/smokers, exercise regularly ("daily")......... ...Read more
If my cervical syrinx is worsening and requires surgery how dangerous is it? Survival and functional?
Could you tell me survival rate of a person with Stage 2B BRCA with surgery vs. without surgery(or any tx for that matter)?
Any way to find out the overall survival rate for people who get tripple bypass surgery? Thank you.
Anaplastic astrocyto: Anaplastic astrocytomas are a malignant brain tumor that typically required both chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Length of post op survival is based on the amount of tumor resected and the response to the various therapies. Long term survival, that is greater than 10 years, are not common. ...Read more
Fat grafting is: Becoming more and more popular for breast surgery revisions, cosmetic surgery, and many other things. While nothing in medicine is ever really "new" the technique's popularity is usually credited to sydney coleman in nyc. Typically it's been said you lose about 1/3 of fat grafts via the coleman method, but this seems to be less with new harvesting and processing products and techniques. ...Read more
High: By survival rate i assume you mean how long the implant will work and not how long long you will live after surgery. Most patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty survive their surgeries and go on to enjoy their new hips. The hips themselves can last 20 years or more now. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When prostate cancer has spread around the outer part of the prostate is it serious what's the survival rate? Can it be removed? Surgery?
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