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What are the chances that my glioblastoma will come back after surgery?

What are the chances that my glioblastoma will come back after surgery?

Unfortunately likely: Glioblastoma is not a curable disease in most cases and is very likely to recur after surgery alone. It is strongly recommended that radiation and chemotherapy be administered in addition to surgery. ...Read more

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Dr. Jefferson Chen
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Glioblastoma (Definition)

The unnatural, uninhibited overgrowth of certain supportive cells in the brain (not ...Read more


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Month ago i had surgery of cervical dysplasia HPV of cervix there any chance HPV might come back even if pathologist said margins are clear after surg?

Month ago i had surgery of cervical dysplasia HPV of cervix there any chance HPV might come back even if pathologist said margins are clear after surg?

Yes: Hpv is there for keeps and the dysplasia might return as well. You'll be sensible and get your follow-up pap smears just as before. Be grateful for surgery that may well have saved your life. ...Read more

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Does varicocele come back after surgery ?

Does varicocele come back after surgery ?

Varicocele: After spermatic vein ligation (varicocele surgery) it is common for the veins to remain enlarged for weeks until collateral venous drainage routes enlarge. If the scrotal approach (instead of inguinal) it is also possible that only some branches of the spermatic vein were ligated, leaving some still dilated. ...Read more

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Can rectal prolapses come back after surgery?

Can rectal prolapses come back after surgery?

Not common: Although recurrent prolapse is possible after surgical repair, it's not very likely . An experienced general surgeon or colorectal surgeon should have a good result, but even rare complications do occur. Good luck. ...Read more

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How does rectal prolapses come back after surgery?

How does rectal prolapses come back after surgery?

Recurrent risks?: Risk factors for recurrence in adults include: Straining during bowel movements because of constipation. Tissue damage caused by surgery or childbirth. Weakness of pelvic floor muscles that occurs naturally with age. Ref: www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/tc/rectal-prolapse-topic-overview ...Read more

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Can de Quervain's tenosynovitis come back after surgery?

Can de Quervain's tenosynovitis come back after surgery?

Yes but unlikely: The operation for dequervain's involves decompressing the first extensor compartment of the wrist. Sometimes, the two tendons in this compartment are in separate sub-compartments; if both are not decompressed, symptoms may continue. Also, if the sheath over the tendons scars back and becomes tight again, symptoms may recur, but this is rare. ...Read more

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Can chiari malformations come back after surgery?

Can chiari malformations come back after surgery?

Symptoms not Chiari: The chiari type 1 malformation involves a descent of a structure called the cerebellar tonsil below a bony edge called the foramen magnum, large hole. These tonsils generally are not removed with chiari surgery but more space is made around them with removal of the overlying bone. There are different ways to patch this area to minimize scarring. New headaches after surgery need evaluation. ...Read more

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Can parathyroid adenomas come back after surgery?

Can parathyroid adenomas come back after surgery?

Parathyroid adenomas: They do not come back after a successful surgery. Here are the possibilities: the surgery was unsuccessful, there was a second unappreciated adenoma, or all 4 parathyroid glands are enlarged and overproducing PTH. ...Read more

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Could a pituitory adenoma come back after surgery?

Could a pituitory adenoma come back after surgery?

Yes: A pituitary adenoma can return after surgery, with symptom recurrence. Repeat surgery is sometimes done. ...Read more

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How probable can a hernia come back after surgery?

How probable can a hernia come back after surgery?

Depends: Depends on patient factors such as connective tissue disorders, steroid use and obesity among other things. Also depends on the amount of strenuous activity and the location and size of the hernia. The technique of repair is also critical, along with the experience if the surgeon. In general, you should be able to expect a 90% or greater chance of success. Hope this helps! ...Read more