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First run since gall bladder surgery by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 17 Nov 2008 9:09pm I ran 3/4 mile yesterday, the first running I've done since my gall bladder surgery. I felt fine during and afterwards. I could have gone farther, but I just wanted to get out and loosen up. I'll go farther later in the week. Read on »
Just had gall bladder surgery by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 17 Nov 2008 9:09pm Well, I'm off of running for a few days. During the past three weeks I've been having stomach cramps about 3-4 hours after eating. The cramps would go away after another 3-4 hours. The magnitude's of the pain slowly increased during the three weeks, and they began occurring more often. Last Friday evening the pain was very painful, and on Monda ... Read on »
The War on Obesity - Natural Orifice Surgery an Option for the Future with no incisions by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 02 Dec 2008 2:50am The Mayo Clinic has been removing gall bladders with this type of surgery, no incision and done through the mouth or other natural body orifices instead of an incision.  This type of surgery could stand to make biopsies easier as well as perhaps removing tumors in the future.  What is being done in California is to use a device that is high-t ... Read on »
Gall Bladder Gone - Check! by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 3:24pm Went to see the surgeon on Thursday; had the GB removed on Friday! It was uneventful, which is good when it comes to surgery. The only comment they had was that, "it was huge" (my gall bladder, that is). The surgery center was very good. I loved the staff there. It was strange walking myself into the OR though. I'm used to b ... Read on »
Goodbye Gall Bladder! by Angel .. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 2:51pm 1 Comment I'm home and minus one gall bladder--and a gall stone the size of a super gumball! But they discovered I have an extra "lobe" on my liver (just an extra piece), I call it my "gift with purchase" LOL Very sore, very tired, the whole saga will be posted soon. Thanks for all the thoughts, prayers and kind words!! ... Read on »
DaVinci Robot Fails to Start/Reboot for Prostate Cancer Surgery-1st Reported Issue And No Harm To Patient As The Robot Just Said by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 16 Dec 2011 12:56pm This is a 2 million dollar machine and apparently there were some technical issues, and I am guessing software that lead to the hardware not wanting to operate and even a reboot didn’t fix it so we know what happens then, further search to find out if the drivers or anything else related to the hardware caused a problem.  The machine has been u ... Read on »
Post Surgery Update by Nathan M. Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:41pm Hi everyone, It's been about a week since I have blogged, so I apologize for not keeping everyone updated. I am recovering well from the gall bladder surgery. The holes in my belly are healing pretty well, though the one closest to my belly button did bleed a little bit in my sleep last night. It doesn't look like it is having any p ... Read on »
A false hope - surgery - Miracle Monday April 28, 2008 by Angie O. Patient Expert Posted Thu 15 Jan 2009 7:55pm Last time I wrote a Miracle Monday post historically capturing our journey with this brain tumor, we had made a decision to attempt an experimental surgery in Sacramento with a surgeon named Dr. Michael Edwards. Dr. Edwards came very highly recommended from Brian’s radiation oncologist in Denver. With the type of Brian’s tumor, Grade III An ... Read on »
It Galls Me To Tell You This by Ron Sparks Posted Fri 25 Jun 2010 8:15am This, friends, is a gall bladder My gall bladder is functioning at only 3%. This is apparently not uncommon for someone who went through chemotherapy and lost so much weight so quickly.  The extreme punishment my body endured through cancer treatments was not without consequence.  My gall bladder was damaged and has since deteriorat ... Read on »
Bye Bye Gall Bladder by Nathan M. Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:41pm Hi, this is Jenny, Nathan's wife. He asked me to write and let everyone know how his gall bladder surgery went this morning. He was in surgery for about an hour. The doctor said things went well and there were no problems or complications. His blood pressure dropped once during the procedure, but it came back up when they gave him some extr ... Read on »