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What Is Laproschopic Surgery To Remove A Dermoid Tumor
Larparascopic surger: Depends upon the cyst, but lap surgery is performed with instruments and a camera to see inside and remove the cyst, instead of the old way of opening up the area, and improves recovery time and lowers complications. ...Read more
"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more
At least 6 weeks: We usually say about 6 weeks, but healing continues even after that. Only your doctor will be able to clear you for activities based on how you are healing and what specifically was done. ...Read more
Any position is OK: Any position you feel comfortable is fine. You may want to put a pillow under your knees for comfort. ...Read more
No, but...: The removal of the cyst should not affect fertility, but the fact that you have the cyst means you have endometriosis, which is associated with infertility. If you have trouble conceiving or you plan on trying to conceive, bring your obgyn on board. You may need a fertility doctor as well if you have difficulty. Take care. ...Read more
It involves...: Making several tiny incisions on your abdomen to introduce a small scope/camera and small surgical instruments inside. The cyst is then separated from the ovary and taken out through one of the small incisions. Most people go home the same day, and the procedure generally takes about 60-90mins, depending on the size of the cyst. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Yes and no.: Depending on it's location and nature, it may be possible to drain a cyst without surgery. However that is not usually curative, and it may reaccumulate fluid quickly and still need to be removed surgically. You should talk with your physician about what options you may have. ...Read more
Locale specific: Unfortunately, there is no standard charge for the procedure. Different surgeon, hospital or surgicenter all charge differently. This is where it's worthwhile to comparison shop. ...Read more
Does the ovary needs to be removed if there is aserous cystadenoma overian cyst.Ana what procedure?
Sistrunk : Procedure. It includes removing central portion of hyoid bone. ...Read more
Varies: The fee for any surgical procedure may vary from office to office. The location and size of the cyst, where the surgery is performed, what type of surgeon is performing the surgery, type of anesthesia utilized, and lab fees for processing the specimen and the pathologist's fee for a diagnosis are some of the factors that will influence the total fee. ...Read more
What's the question?: If you have a tumor and don't have it removed it can cause localized damage if benign, and threaten your life if malignant. If all your doctors say surgery is the route to go, then surgery is the route to go. ...Read more
Risk &: Surgery go hand in hand, including anesthesia. However, this is not the most risky surgery, there are more than one approach, and different technologies. Broach the subject and your concern about risk with your surgeon, and seek a second opinion to determine who do you trust more. ...Read more
Is surgery possible to remove a cancer tumour about 1.25 inches that is close to a main liver artery?
Depends: What you described is possible and it depends on the skill of the surgeon. ...Read more
How long is it normal to wait for surgery to remove an ovarian cyst with septations the size is 10 cm?
Depends: Their is not a specific amount of time. This usually would not need to be performed immediately. If you have pain, an elevated CA-125, a family history of ovarian cancer or some other concerning feature then that would increase the urgency. Regardless, I would not wait to long. Several weeks would not be uncommon depending on the surgeon's and hospital's schedule. Hope this helps. ...Read more
I have a small ovarian dermoid cyst that needs to be removed laprascopically. As a mother of 2 babies, what is the recovery time for this procedure?
A few days: If all goes well, you should be able to do your usual functions in 2-3 days. Do discuss the matter with your doctor so that s/he may advice about avoiding some activities that may be in your routine, for a few days more. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Depends on exact loc: The surgery required to remove this tumor depends on the exact location of the tumor. It may be within the spinal canal, requiring a laminectomy, or along the nerve root, requiring a combination of a laminectomy and dissection of the tumor lateral to the spine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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