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How long is recovery from vascular surgery in the legs/calves?

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Dr. Tracy Berg
Surgery
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In brief: Depends on procedure

Recovery after any surgical procedure is variable in duration and difficulty.
The biggest factors that affect recovery are the procedure itself, your overall health and physical condition, your nutritional status. Some vascular surgery leg procedures are done in an outpatient setting with recovery expected to be less than a week. Some require hospital stay and rehab for recovery.

In brief: Depends on procedure

Recovery after any surgical procedure is variable in duration and difficulty.
The biggest factors that affect recovery are the procedure itself, your overall health and physical condition, your nutritional status. Some vascular surgery leg procedures are done in an outpatient setting with recovery expected to be less than a week. Some require hospital stay and rehab for recovery.
Dr. Tracy Berg
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Dr. Kevin Nolan
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: Recovery time

Procedures done on the inside starting with only a needle puncture have little or no down time.
If an open procedure ( a leg bypass for instance) is done 2-4 days in hospital and a month to get back to full speed would be a rough estimate.

In brief: Recovery time

Procedures done on the inside starting with only a needle puncture have little or no down time.
If an open procedure ( a leg bypass for instance) is done 2-4 days in hospital and a month to get back to full speed would be a rough estimate.
Dr. Kevin Nolan
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