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What is average thoracotomy recovery time?

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Dr. Alexandre De Moura
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: Short

2-4 weeks ...The wound should heal in 10-14 days.

In brief: Short

2-4 weeks ...The wound should heal in 10-14 days.
Dr. Alexandre De Moura
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry

In brief: Recovery time varies

Recover time will vary depending on many factors including age, general health of the patient, infection control, smoker or not, blood sugar control, the exact type of procedure, and post-operative and follow up care.
Discuss it with your surgeon and get their opinion as to what they feel is a reasonable recovery time for you.

In brief: Recovery time varies

Recover time will vary depending on many factors including age, general health of the patient, infection control, smoker or not, blood sugar control, the exact type of procedure, and post-operative and follow up care.
Discuss it with your surgeon and get their opinion as to what they feel is a reasonable recovery time for you.
Dr. Payam Rafat
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