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Where is a cholecystectomy done?

Where is a cholecystectomy done?

Operating Room: Laparoscopic cholecystectomy requires general anesthesia in an operating room setting. This is often performed as an out-patient procedure; therefore, it may be done at a hospital or an ambulatory surgical center. ...Read more

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Dr. Julie Abbott
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Gallbladder Removal (Definition)

Gallbladder removal is just that. Surgical removal of the gallbladder. Technically known as a cholecystectomy, it is usually done laparoscopically with small incisions and is one of ...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 done in a gastro-enteroscopy ?

What is done in a gastro-enteroscopy ?

Camera down mouth : Along camera is inserted through your mouth and into your stomach and the first portion of your small intestine this is performed while you are either completely asleep using anesthesia or in a twilight/ conscious state. As the camera is slowly withdrawn images of your small intestine stomach and esophagus are taken and closely examined. The doctor can take biopsies /remove tissue such as a polyp ...Read more

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Where is a transrectal ultrasound usually done? At a hospital?

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Where is a transrectal ultrasound usually done? At a hospital?

Hospital or Clinic: A transrectal ultrasound (trus) can be done at a hospital or clinic with the appropriate equipment. They are often done to look at pelvic organs. For women, transvaginal ultrasound is more common because it can allow better visualization of female pelvic organs. For men, a trus is often performed to look at the prostate (to check for lesions, hypertrophy, etc.) or guide prostate biopsies. ...Read more

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Where is an ureteroscopy usually done? At a hospital?

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Where is an ureteroscopy usually done? At a hospital?

Hospital or Clinic: A ureteroscopy is usually performed by a urologist. A urologist can perform the procedure in the operating room of a hospital. A urology clinic/center may be equipped to perform ureteroscopies on site as well because it is usually an outpatient procedure. ...Read more

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Where is a liposuction usually done? At a hospital?

Where is a liposuction usually done? At a hospital?

Outpatient procedure: Currently liposuction usually involves tumescent anesthesia, which is a specialized locoregional anesthesia that also decreases risk of bleeding. There can also be IV sedation, oral sedation or general anesthesia with liposuction. You need to be monitored for all of these anesthetics. The procedure is performed in both outpatient surgical facilities & hospitals. ...Read more

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What is done in a surgery for epiploic appendagitis?

What is done in a surgery for epiploic appendagitis?

Simple removal: The affected epiploic appendices is removed. It's just a twisted piece of fat that normally lies along the bowel. It can be misinterpreted as appendicitis or even cholecystitis. I do this laparoscopically as an outpatient , BUT if the pain is tolerable the piece of fat will resorb as it dies. More common than you might imagine; I see one every year or two. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is done for a stone in the intestine?

What is done for a stone in the intestine?

Gallstone Ileus?: Hmm...I might be guessing a bit here...Are you referring to a gallstone in the intestinal tract? Very, very rarely, the gallbladder can rupture and then erode into a loop of intestine; this is called a cholecystenteric fistula. Gallstones within the gb can then enter the intestine and cause a small bowel obstruction, typically at the junction of the small and large bowel. ...Read more

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Where is a colostomy usually done? At a hospital?

Where is a colostomy usually done? At a hospital?

Always.: Creation of a colostomy requires general anesthesia and, depending on the indications for surgery and what else is being done, an in-patient stay in the hospital. ...Read more

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Where is a testis perc biopsy usually done? At a hospital?

Where is a testis perc biopsy usually done? At a hospital?

Sterile environment: Can be done in the office, a clinic, in a hospital outpatient or an operating room setting and by a urologist who would be able to take care of any complication such as bleeding. ...Read more

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Where is a breast biopsy usually done? At a hospital?

Where is a breast biopsy usually done? At a hospital?

Office/hospital/etc: Ot can be done nearly anywhere from the office, radiology department, or surgical suite depending on the nature of the biopsy. A simple mass can be easily biopsied in the office. Non-palpable masses may require imaging such as ultrasound with with wire localization. Multiple sites may be better done in a hospital or surgical suite. ...Read more

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Where is an arthroscopy usually done? At a hospital?

Where is an arthroscopy usually done? At a hospital?

Surgical center: This is most often done at an ambulatory/outpatient surgical center.... ...Read more

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Where is a tympanometry usually done? At a hospital?

Where is a tympanometry usually done? At a hospital?

Typanometry: This test is performed in your physician's office -- this is routinely performed by a primary care or ear, nose and throat doctor. ...Read more

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Where is a knee revision surgery usually done? At a hospital?

Where is a knee revision surgery usually done? At a hospital?

Depends on type: If you are having revision reconstructive surgery such as meniscal repair or acl reconstruction that can often be done at an outpatient surgery center; if you mean revision knee arthroplasty/replacement that should be done at a hospital and will require hospitalization-talk to your surgeon re the postop plan; revisions are complicated cases with less predictable outcomes than primary surgeries. ...Read more

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Where is a sonogram usually done? At a hospital?

It can be.: A sonogram, or ultrasound, can be performed at a hospital, doctor's office, or clinic. It depends on the reason for the sonogram, and your and your physician's preference. ...Read more

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Where is a scrotal ultrasound usually done? At a hospital?

Dr. Eric Wang Dr. Wang
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Where is a scrotal ultrasound usually done? At a hospital?

Yes. Or Imaging ctr: Imaging procedures are done in hospitals or outpatient imaging centers. ...Read more

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Where is a tonsilectomy usually done? At a hospital?

Where is a tonsilectomy usually done? At a hospital?

Sometimes: Some ENT surgeons prefer to do tonsillectomy as an outpatient, meaning in a surgery center. In some cases it may be best to perform the surgery in the hospital. Your doctors should decide what is best for you. ...Read more

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Where is a testis microdissection usually done? At a hospital?

Where is a testis microdissection usually done? At a hospital?

Yes: Microscopic tese is a procedure performed for men who have testis failure. Microdissection tese is performed in the operating room with general anesthesia under the operating microscope. ...Read more

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Where is a neuroma excision usually done? At a hospital?

Where is a neuroma excision usually done? At a hospital?

Depends: While done as an outpatient procedure, whether your surgery is at a hospital or ambulatory surgery center depends on many factors: where your physician prefers to perform surgery, where he or she is credentialed, and the types of facilities available in your area. Additionally, many physicians operate at both types of facilities but may select the location on or availability or type of case. ...Read more

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