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Can I still have esophageal surgery even though I have a mild case of bronchitis?
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
In brief: Maybe...
It depends on your symptoms and oxygen level on the day of the elective procedure.
The surgeon and anesthesiologist will make the decision on the day of your surgery but if it is delayed, they have your best interests in mind. You don't want to take any unnecessary risks!

In brief: Maybe...
It depends on your symptoms and oxygen level on the day of the elective procedure.
The surgeon and anesthesiologist will make the decision on the day of your surgery but if it is delayed, they have your best interests in mind. You don't want to take any unnecessary risks!
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Dr. David Cooke
Surgery - Thoracic
In brief: Best to wait
Untill after you have recovered from the acute episode of bronchitis.

In brief: Best to wait
Untill after you have recovered from the acute episode of bronchitis.
Dr. David Cooke
Dr. David Cooke
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