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When Is Surgery Needed On Gallbladder
Is it common to need gallbladder removal after having chiari brain surgery since they cut through the gallbladder meridian?
See below: No. Not likely.Get a more detailed answer ›
The gallbladder is a sac-like structure located under the right lobe of the liver. It is attached to the common bile duct via the cystic duct. The gallbladder can store bile when the bile is not needed, and can squeeze bile into the bile duct and intestine for digestion when a person eats larger ...Read more
appendicitis: Appendicolith is a a calcified deposit within the appendix. In the past, appendectomy was recommended for such patients, however more recently, prophylactic appendectomy has been controversial, in one study, most asymptomatic children did not develop appendicitis. One would consider that appendicoliths may be a risk markers for appendicitis but does not necessarily warrant prophylactic removal. ...Read more
When getting a gallbladder removal do men get a catheter put on or its not necessary and how long is the procedure? Thanks
Elective surgery: An elective outpatient removal of gallbladder using the laprascopic technique takes about an hour. The surgery team will have you empty your bladder in the restroom before surgery, so there is little to no need for a bladder catheter with this procedure. Okay to ask your surgery team. Understandable to be worried, while taking care of your health. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If pancreatic duct continues to become blocked after the stent comes out, what is the surgical procedure needed to correct situation? For cont. pain.
Depends: With a laparoscopic approach, many surgeons will do the procedure as an outpatient or just an overnight stay. In complicated cases or an open procedure, that changes according to the situation. After a straightforward case, i usually tell people to take 3-4 days off and no strenuous activity for 2 weeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Scans show my gallbladder is only functioning at 19%. How long can I wait before immediate surgery is required?
Chances of this : Condition progressing to acute cholecystitis is small, but not zero. If you are having symptoms of gallbladder problem, such as post prandial pain, best solution is elective surgical cholecystectomy, before any emergency intervenes. Consult with your surgeon regarding optimal timing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Toenail pain on matrix having surgery done tomorrow to remove the matrix this is second surgery on toenail if it is still painful what could the issue?
I do not know: But it is well known that the nail cuticles/matrix have many nerves that innervate the area and can be very painful. Hopefully after the surgery and an adequate healing process, the area will start to improve. ...Read more
Kidney stone removal surgery. The cxr after the surgery showed pleural effusion. How does someone get this after surgery on their kidney?
Gallbladder with big stone 30mm without pain and with gas. Is it still functioning, is it still useful for the body. Removing it will be load on liver?
Won't affect liver: The gallbladder is a sac under the liver which collects bile (the pigment that turns the stool brown) and stores it until you eat a fatty meal. Bile aids in absorbing fats after eating. When you have gallstones, stones can block the opening to the gallbladder, causing symptoms, such as pain, or in some cases "gas". Laparoscopic cholecystectomy removes the gallbladder through small incisions ...Read more
My fiancée needs surgery for tennis elbow and she would like to know which surgery is best open or arthroscopic and how long is normally the procedure?
Tennis Elbow: There is no benefit between open vs. Arthroscopic...It typically is the preference of the surgeon. This procedure itself should take between 45 min - 75 min. ...Read more
I need radioactive iodine treatment for thyroid cancer. I am scheduled for the small RAI dose (before whole body scan) on 9/6 and the body scan is on 9/8. Is it adequate to do the scan 2 days after the pill? Isn't the scan is usually after 24 hours?
Scan: Yes it is adequate to do the scan two days apart. There is more information to be had when the two studies are completed and discussed with with your thyroid specialist. Please let me know how things go. PS: The medical facilities in Philadelphia are superb. ...Read more
Wat are the pros and cons on surgery for acid reflux. Does it cure GERD or its a temporary fix and how invasive is the surgery.
Why is non TB mycobacterium occur again when a surgery on the left lung is done , now its on the right started medicine. ?
Needs abx: Imagine the lung as a sponge filled with air in which the pipes comunicate with each other; the non-mtb travels from one piece of the lung to other. Surgery is for the most affected lung but you need antibiotics as well. ...Read more
What is function of gallbladder in body... What will be its impact on body when we removed it for stone surgery.?
Bile storage: The gallbladder stores bile produced in the liver. When you eat a meal, it contracts and releases bile into the first part of the small intestine. The bile helps you break up and digest fat. If the gallbladder is removed, there is a constant trickle of bile into the small intestine. Most people do fine without their gallbladder, and if it is removed for real disease, they feel better. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How is a laproscopic insicision made in the belly button? Having surgery for appendix but my navel is tiny, how will this proceudre be done?
I'm due for laparoscopic surgery to remove an ovarian cyst and It is on the 1st or second day of my period , will they cancel op ? or it will be fine
Shouldn't matter.: I don't think it would matter. Good luck. ...Read more
Cataract surgery: Yes it is safe.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is it possible for laparoscopic adrenal surgery and retropubic suspension surgery to be done at the same time?
Maybe: Hi. What's the adrenalectomy being done for? If it's a pheochromocytoma, it would be risky; maybe if you're in a large academic center with excellent endocrinology, anesthesiology, and lap. adrenal surgery, it could be possible. For adrenal adenoma or carcinoma, it should be possible. ...Read more
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