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What Are The Dangers Of Lithotripsy Surgery
See below: The risks of adenoidectomy include pain, infection, bleeding, velopharyngeal insufficiency (which means inability to close the nose from the mouth when speaking or swallowing), regrowth of the adenoids. ...Read more
Surgery risks: There are risks to every surgical procedure regardless of type. There is always an anesthetic risk, but this is minimal in healthy people undergoing elective surgery. Surgery has risks of infection and bleeding, but once again minimal. There is also risks of blood clots, asymmetry and irregularities. Plastic surgery also has risks on how your body heals, which sometimes can't be controlled. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
More precision: With robotic surgery, the surgeon can use natural wrist and hand motions which are exactly replicated inside the patient with the robotic instruments. Visualization is improved with magnification and depth perception. This improved precision results in less blood loss, less tissue trauma, less pain, and better recovery for patients. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Speak w neurosurgeon: There are very few indications for operative resection of thalamic lesions, since they are uncommon. Most of the experience have been in children with thalamic tumors. Each case must be individualized, there are several approaches to these lesions. The complications (morbidity) is significant and include visual field defects and hydrocephalus. Then the underlying cancer causes mortality. ...Read more
More information: To answer this question, one would need to know the age of the woman, what surgical approach is planned (open vs. laparoscopic/robotic), whether the patient had pelvic surgery before, and whether there are co-morbidities (e.g., high blood pressure, diabetes, asthma, history of blood clots, etc). ...Read more
Why: Laser spine surgery carries with it the same dangers as conventional spine surgery. The real question is are there advantages of laser spine surgery over conventional spine surgery. According to a paper by the mayo clinic laser spine surgery does not provide any advantage over conventional spine surgery. There are no independent studies that have confirmed the benefits of the laser spine surgery over conventional spine surgery. Additionally there in the next the tremendous expense of laser spine surgery that cost approximately 2 to 3 times that of conventional. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Liposuction risks: Liposuction is one of the most commonly performed procedures and is very safe when performed by a qualified and experienced infividual. Of course this means conducting a consultation in which the risks and benefits have been reviewed as well as an assessment of realistic expectations in an appropriate candidate. Risks include infection, bleeding, irregularities, fat embolism, necrosis, over/under. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Procedure Risks: Though there is risk associated with any medical procedure, this procedure has very little risks involved, but complications can include: bleeding, infection, nerve injury, or an allergic reaction to medication. If you have any further questions, please feel free to ask. Deuk spine institute. ...Read more
2 main ones: Any surgery has risks from the anesthesic, as well as bleeding and infection. These problems are rare. Thyroid surgery specifically risks injury to the vocal cord nerves which can cause hoarseness. Injury to the parathyroid glands can cause low blood calcium. These problems also should be rare and are not expected after thyroid surgery, but you should discuss with your surgeon. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Breast lift Complic: Breast lift risks include: Anesthesia risks Bleeding or hematoma formation Infection Poor healing of incisions Changes in nipple or breast sensation, which may be temporary or permanent Breast contour and shape irregularities Breast asymmetry Fatty tissue found deep in the skin might die (fat necrosis) Fluid accumulation Potential partial or total loss of nipple and areola Deep vein thrombosis ...Read more
What are the short-term & long-term side effects from surgical excision of the hydrocele?
What are the risks&probabilities of the surgical incision?
Pain from procedure: Shock waves are typically applied through an interface brought into direct contact with the skin of the flank region on the side of interest. When shock waves are delivered, they can be quite uncomfortable. Anesthesia is needed to keep the patient comfortable, but also to help the patient stay still so that the shock waves can remain focused on the stone to maximize the chances of fragmenting it ...Read more
Depends on why: The reason to remove the gallbladder is most often biliary colic, due to gallstones, causing pain and nausea. Untreated, this will not resolve and is also associated with other risks, such as pancreatitis. On the down side, while many patients have no or resolved GI symptoms after cholecystectomy, some patients may note changes in bowel habits with more frequent stools and irritation. ...Read more
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