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What Are The Risks And The Recovery Period For A Carotid Subclavian Bypass
Safe procedure: This is generally a safe procedure in most patients. There are risks to injury to nerves, including nerves to the diaphragm, tongue, and voice box. There is a risk of injury to the thoracic duct, a major lymphatic vessel that can be close to the subclavian artery. Overall, these risks are low. Most people recover easily within 24 hours and go home the next day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Carotid Subclavian: There are many risks with any vascular surgery. You need to discuss with your vascular surgeon because risk profile varies with each individual. Recovery period is usually 2 weeks. ...Read more
Exercise, monitoring: With vascular disease your best long term result is to quit nicotine, exercise, take your vascular medications, go in for routine vascular monitoring (ultrasound of your graft and other arteries with plaque). Graft patency is enhanced with vascular medications and monitoring. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Complications: High blood sugar over long time means tha diabetes is not properly controlled and it will show as high aic levels.Patient with poor diabetses control are at risk of getting micro and macrovascular complications retinopathy and blndness kidney failure and dialysis coronary artery disease peripheral vascular disease diabetic neuropathy pain in lower exteremities impotence in men erectile dysfunctio. ...Read more
Risks of headphones: Damage to hearing depends on duration, even reasonable volumes can damage delicate hair cells in the inner ear. Also, consider the social isolation that occurs with prolonged use of headphones. Moderation in duration and volume www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/patientinstructions/000495.htm www.nhs.uk/Livewell/hearing-problems/Pages/tips-to-protect-hearing.aspx ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Major surgery: A hysterctomy, by any method, is major surgery with all the risks and complications such as bleeding, infection, injury to bowel bladder or ureters, as well as anesthesia complications.It is not something that surgeons do without a good indication(reason).If your periods are abnormal, surgery may or may not be recommended by your md so please have him/her evaluate you. ...Read more
Energy drinks: Energy drinks contain a mixture of compounds, of which caffeine, guarana, and herbal supplements such as ginkgo and ginseng are major components. Jones et 2006 report a series of four patients who had discrete seizures on multiple occasions, following heavy consumption of energy drinks. Once the patients were abstinent from the energy drinks, no recurrent seizures were reported. Moderation please. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pregnancy and STI: While your fertile period is usually closer to 14 days prior to your period, you could still risk pregnancy as well as sexually transmitted infections including HIV, gonorrhea, Chlamydia, HPV, herpes... Just to name some of them! I recommend contraception if you are not trying to conceive as well as using a condom and choosing your partners wisely. You may want to consider being tested for STIs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bypass: The risks of an infection after triple bypass relate to the general surgical risks of infection. There is definite risk which is why we go to great lengths intra and perioperatively to prevent surgical infections. Most facilities have a creditably low incidence of perioperative infections, it is almost unheard of presently for the infection risk to be zero however. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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