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Is lung reduction surgery riskier if I have chronic kidney problems?

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Dr. David Cooke
Surgery - Thoracic
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Chronic kidney disease increases the risk of any surgery.
Be sure to have the doctor who manages your kidney disease communicate with your surgeon.

In brief: Yes

Chronic kidney disease increases the risk of any surgery.
Be sure to have the doctor who manages your kidney disease communicate with your surgeon.
Dr. David Cooke
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology

In brief: Probably not

Unless subject has significant azotemia.

In brief: Probably not

Unless subject has significant azotemia.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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