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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
1629
75%
Crohn's Disease & Ulcer...
461
94%
Breast Cancer
347
98%
Colon Cancer
275
97%
Kidney Stones
245
90%
Overall, 85% (3989 Members) find Surgery helpful
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Surgery Reviews

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Working / Worked
So far the laparoscopy and removal of the endo they could has helped, as I've only had one severe episode since the surgery. However, its only been about two months, so I am not sure how well its working in long term yet.
Working / Worked
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 am only about a week and half post surgery so still too early to tell.
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.
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  1. Discussion: Surgery
    has anyone on this site had successful surgery anywhere on their body ?????????? [More]
  2. Discussion: surgery
    I just had Bypass Surgery Dec 29, 2013. Welcome, [More]
  3. Discussion: The Surgery....
    I am going for surgery this Tuesday July 2nd! Wish me luck... [More]
  4. Discussion: Surgery.
    Good luck on your surgery. Sending warm thoughts and positive vibes! [More]
  5. Discussion: Surgery
    Glad your feeling better and on your way to surgery. Good luck [More]