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Is bad chest pain after thoracoscopy surgery common?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. ALADIN MARIANO
Surgery - Thoracic
3 doctors agree
In brief: No
But, it depends on the pain tolerance of the patient as well as the number of entry points and length of the incision for these ports of entry.

In brief: No
But, it depends on the pain tolerance of the patient as well as the number of entry points and length of the incision for these ports of entry.
Dr. ALADIN MARIANO
Dr. ALADIN MARIANO
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Dr. David Cooke
Surgery - Thoracic
2 doctors agree
In brief: Can be
Though pain is less than traditional open surgery, sensory nerves can be injured causing pain.
This is called post thoracotomy syndrome.

In brief: Can be
Though pain is less than traditional open surgery, sensory nerves can be injured causing pain.
This is called post thoracotomy syndrome.
Dr. David Cooke
Dr. David Cooke
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
In brief: Chest pain
Chest pain can occur after thorocoscopy, it can be severe at times.
But they always keep you comfortable with some pain medications.

In brief: Chest pain
Chest pain can occur after thorocoscopy, it can be severe at times.
But they always keep you comfortable with some pain medications.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao
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