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What is removed during an illiostomy?

What is removed during an illiostomy?

Possibly nothing: Ileostomy is a surgical procedure where the ileum of the small intestine is attached to a hole made in the abdominal wall. Things removed depends on the need for surgery. It can be done with a colectomy, where colon is removed as in treating ulcerative colitis. After a time the ileum may be reconnected to rectum in a procedure called a takedown or reanastamosis. ...Read more

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Ileostomy (Definition)

A portion of the small intestine attached to the abdominal wall in order to be able to go to the bathroom if something happened to ...Read more


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What anesthetia is used in an apendicectomy?

What anesthetia is used in an apendicectomy?

Usually General: With the modern techniques to remove an appendix, the preferred anesthetic technique is a general anesthetic. ...Read more

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What exactly is in an IV during surgery?

What exactly is in an IV during surgery?

Salt and water: Most IV fluids have a salt solution in them, sugar (for energy) can be added as well as medications. ...Read more

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Why is a patient not anesthetized during an angioplasty?

Why is a patient not anesthetized during an angioplasty?

Patient Safety: When people are asleep they cannot feel & help protect themselves from injury, sometimes severe. Given that angioplasty does not involve open wounds & once in the artery, discomfort is typically minor, it is much safer for people to be awake, aware of what is going on, in a position to help protect themselves & speak up. For this reason, i long have used very minimal to no sedation - safer for pt. ...Read more

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What is in an IV during surgery?

What is in an IV during surgery?

Many things ...: but basic IV fluids are usually saline water, sometimes with added electrolytes or sugar. There are many different medications that are also administered via your IV, to help put you to sleep, to treat pain, to control your blood pressure or heart rate, etc. If you are worried talk to your surgeon or anesthesiologist before your surgery. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it possible that I have to use a catheter during appendix removal surgery?

Is it possible that I have to use a catheter during appendix removal surgery?

Yes, temporarily: The use of a foley catheter to drain the bladder during abdominal surgery is not uncommon. These are generally placed after anesthesia is given and removed within 24 hours after surgery. Occasionally the foley catheter is not used, but if the patient cannot urinate after surgery, catheterization may be required once or twice until the patient can urinate on their own. ...Read more

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What is the reason for performing a cholecystostomy during a laparoscopic cholecystectomy?

What is the reason for performing a cholecystostomy during a laparoscopic cholecystectomy?

Imaging: A cholecystostomy is not a routine part of the laparoscopic cholecystectomy procedure. In some cases, this may be done to place a catheter for cholangiogram (visualize bile ducts with contrast). It may also be done to extract a particularly large stone or otherwise assist the surgeon in removal of the gallbladder itself. ...Read more

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What is involved in a pericardium removal? What is the procedure?

What is involved in a pericardium removal? What is the procedure?

Pericardiectomy: read this: https://my.clevelandclinic.org/services/heart/services/pericardiectomy

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Please help! what is the purpose of performing a cholecystostomy during a laparoscopic cholecystectomy?

Please help! what is the purpose of performing a cholecystostomy during a laparoscopic cholecystectomy?

To drain the GB: Sometimes the gallbladder is very swollen and tense. This makes it hard to grasp, hold, and retract. Sometimes we have to drain the bile out of the gallbladder so we can grasp hold of it with the instruments. A long needle is inserted through on of the trocars and the bile is aspirated into a syringe. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have a enterocutanous fistula stapled during a colonoscopy? what are the disadvantages

Is it safe to have a enterocutanous fistula stapled during a colonoscopy?  what are the disadvantages

Depends on outcome,: as usual. Big advantage: this could potentially result in the fistula closing & healing from the colon wall outward (optimal) versus surgery. The downside: bleeding or inadequate closure & healing of the colon wall because less precise than with open exposure, surgical division & careful suturing with more direct control of potential bleeding. Surgery: requires more injury&possible complications. ...Read more

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What is the process of an appendictomy procedure?

What is the process of an appendictomy procedure?

Laparoscopic: Most often it is a general anesthetic and laparoscopic procedure with 1-3 small incisions to remove the appendix. Open surgery sometimes needed if extensive or complicating appendix infection. Sometimes over night stay in the hospital may be indicated. ...Read more

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What causes an anastomotic leak? Is an Exploratory Laparotomy the procedure needed to correct? What are Exploratory Laparotomy usually needed for?

What causes an anastomotic leak? Is an Exploratory Laparotomy the procedure needed to correct? What are Exploratory Laparotomy usually needed for?

Variety of causes: Anastomotic leak is a term used to describe the breakdown between two surgically connected sites and is often used to describe GI anatomy. This may be where two pieces of bowel are brought together, or the outflow of an organ such as the liver or kidney is connected. When organs leak, infection in the abdomen can ensue. An exploratory laparotomy is the right choice to find and fix the leak. ...Read more

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What exactly is being done in a surgery that corrects an inverted nipple?

What exactly is being done in a surgery that corrects an inverted nipple?

Several options: There a re several options for correcting inverted nipples: fat injection, internal suturing of the base of the nipple, placing a graft and even temporary piercing have all been described for correcting inverted nipples. ...Read more

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What is the procedure for removal of a percutaneous nephrostomy tube?

What is the procedure for removal of a percutaneous nephrostomy tube?

Very simple: Generally the procedure is simple and painless. The doctor will usually cut the catheter on the outside of the body. Once that is done, the locking loop on the inside is "unlocked" which allows the tube to slide right out. ...Read more

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What is recovery like for the utereroscopy procedure? Is it painful considering there is a stent in place? How effective is it in removing the stones?

What is recovery like for the utereroscopy procedure? Is it painful considering there is a stent in place? How effective is it in removing the stones?

Pain can last: The pain from irritation clotted blood and spasm can be just as painful as the stone itself. Drink plenty of fluid. Some patients need to return to the ER for Pain control. ...Read more

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What is the normal procedure during an anesthetic tooth extraction?

What is the normal procedure during an anesthetic tooth extraction?

Simple: If you are referring to local anesthetic then the doctor would numb up area with a local anesthetic. After you are numb would use instruments to loosen the tooth then another to grip it and remove it. Depending on size of opening he may place some stitches or just give you post extraction direction, you will leave office biting on gauze. ...Read more

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What is the recovery time after having an ovary removed?

What is the recovery time after having an ovary removed?

Depends: Depends on many thigns, but if a benign ovary is removed by uncomplicated laparoscopy, back to work can be soon as 2-3 days. ...Read more

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If subtotal colectomy with creation of Brooke Ileostomy placement has been performed, would the rectal stump still be present or is it removed?

If subtotal colectomy with creation of Brooke Ileostomy placement has been performed, would the rectal stump still be present or is it  removed?

It is often: preserved if a REHOOK-UP is the plan! Speak with your surgeon..this should not be an unanswered question!! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

Excise (Definition)

To surgically remove an organ or body part or tissue. This is done with ...Read more