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Weight Loss Surgery Risks and Side Effects by Bill .. Posted Thu 05 Apr 2012 8:46am There are a few weight loss surgery risks  you need to be aware of if considering any invasive methods to lose weight. Bariatric or weight loss surgery offers many benefits and can help patients lose up to fifty percent of their excess weight within 6 months after surgery. In gener ... Read on »
Weight Loss Surgery Risks by Bill .. Posted Tue 27 Nov 2012 6:40am Weight loss surgery risks always seem to be downplayed for people looking at losing weight. A couple years ago my wife was considering weight loss surgery as her years off dieting and exercise and the yoyo weight loss/gain nightmare had mad her tired of the whole weight loss industry. Using Weight Watchers and getting the exercise to ... Read on »
Antidepressants Increase Surgery Risk by A4M Posted Sun 09 Jun 2013 10:08pm Posted on June 7, 2013, 6 a.m. in Surgery Depression Medications Preoperative use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibit ... Read on »
Even Well-Controlled Diabetes May Present Post-Surgery Risk by Medline Plus Posted Mon 18 Oct 2010 11:00am Study also finds high blood sugar levels in non-diabetics ups death risk Monday, October 18, 2010 MONDAY, Oct. 18 (HealthDay News) -- People with diabetes who had normal blood sugar levels before non-heart surgery had a higher risk of death in the year following surgery compared to people ... Read on »
Depression, Anxiety May Raise Surgery Risks by Medline Plus Posted Tue 19 Oct 2010 9:00am Death rate slightly higher in patients with psychiatric illness, study finds By Robert Preidt Tuesday, October 19, 2010 TUESDAY, Oct. 19 (HealthDay News) -- People with depression and anxiety have a slightly increased risk of death after undergoing surgery, a new study suggests. ... Read on »
Spinal Decompression – Avoid Back Surgery Risks by hqbk Posted Fri 02 Nov 2012 6:08am Many people who suffer from chronic back pain or neck pain usually opt for surgery because they believe that there’s no other resort.  Back surgery involves serious risks. One risk is nerve damage. Surgery may cause damage to the delicate nerves that are found in or surround the spinal cord. This affects all the areas that are supplied by the nerve ... Read on »
Donor evaluation AND surgery risks. by rickisjourney Posted Sun 14 Feb 2010 12:00am Larry here just wanted to give some more fun information on living donation, the risks of the evaluation and actual surgery. I know most of it is redundant, but I found the statistics encouraging (in my opinion) . **COMPLETE ARTICLE** Risks of Living Liver Donor Evaluation Some of the possible risks associated with the medical eval ... Read on »
Surgery Risks for Smokers May Dissipate After Quitting by Medline Plus Posted Tue 25 Jun 2013 10:18am Smoking increases the risk for serious complications after major surgery, but former smokers who stop at least a year before going under the knife had risks close to those of never-smokers, according to a new study. Source: Reuters Health Related MedlinePlus Pages: Quitting Smoking , Smoking , Surgery Read on »
Elderly Colon Cancer Patients Receiving Chemotherapy After Surgery Are at Risk for Various Toxicities by Medline Plus Posted Sat 29 Dec 2012 10:30am Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Related MedlinePlus Page: Colorectal Cancer Read on »
Robotic surgery and risk for positive surgical margins by Dr. Arnon Krongrad Medical Doctor Posted Sun 28 Sep 2008 1:49pm So-called “positive surgical margins” or PSMs are associated with an increased risk for biochemical recurrence of prostate cancer post-surgery and can also be responsible for a significant degree of patient anxiety. Liss et al. have recently sought to determine the specific risks for positive surgical margins in patients undergoing robot-assi ... Read on »