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How long does it take to recover from thoractomy surgery?

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Dr. Robert Binford
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: It varies

Recovery varies from patient to patient.
Factors such as age, preop condition, and type of surgery can alter recovery rate. The time in the hospital also varies but is usually 4-5 days. The recovery to full activity is about 4-6 weeks on average.

In brief: It varies

Recovery varies from patient to patient.
Factors such as age, preop condition, and type of surgery can alter recovery rate. The time in the hospital also varies but is usually 4-5 days. The recovery to full activity is about 4-6 weeks on average.
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