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Surgery is the medical specialty that treats diseases or injuries by operative manual and instrumental treatment. more at Wikipedia

Treatment Success Rate

Top 5 Communities
Condition Members Success
Endometriosis
1605
75%
Crohn's Disease & Ulcer...
458
94%
Breast Cancer
345
98%
Colon Cancer
271
97%
Kidney Stones
244
90%
Overall, 85% (3948 Members) find Surgery helpful
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Surgery Reviews

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I had 4 major infections after my initial surgery. In a 12-month period, I had to be cut open 3 times. 1. remove the part of colon/cancer. 2. drain bags on two separate occasions. 2. Cut open and ended up with ileostomy, mucous fistula. 3. reverse ileostomy, remove gall bladder, and reconnect.
Working / Worked
Very difficult. Still struggling with eating and diarrhea
Working / Worked
Recently had a sigmoidectomy.
Working / Worked
I have had two 3 crushed and one removed with a basket procedure.
Working / Worked
did well...on Tamoxifen but I don't see that one here.
Working / Worked
I had surgery with one of only a handful of "endo specialists" in this country. My surgeon used a wide excision technique and a vaporization technique. I was diagnosed as stage 4 and my surgery was almost 4 hours. It was a long and difficult recovery but I am glad I did it.
Working / Worked
I guess it worked it was so new to me didn't pay attention to what was done, nor did I think it was a big deal
Working / Worked
Surgery helped in sept/2013. Symptoms are starting to come back though.
Working / Worked
I was fine after wards, until a month later, getting my firs period after laposcopy, My first period is being very painful.
the only surgery i had was gall bladder removal by a good surgeon who did a lot of snooping around in there and got lots of pics that he wouldn't let me see for my other doc of my crohne's.
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  1. Discussion: Surgery
    has anyone on this site had successful surgery anywhere on their body ?????????? [More]
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    I just had Bypass Surgery Dec 29, 2013. Welcome, [More]
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    I am going for surgery this Tuesday July 2nd! Wish me luck... [More]
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    Good luck on your surgery. Sending warm thoughts and positive vibes! [More]
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    Glad your feeling better and on your way to surgery. Good luck [More]