If you have Sjogren's syndrome, you may worry about how you will tolerate anesthesia and surgery. There are unique considerations with Sjogren's syndrome and general anesthesia, but with a little information and collaboration with your health care providers, your anesthetic will be as safe and...
My experience with septal reconstruction, nasal re-fracture, and right endoscopic sinus surgery. OW!
Before jaw surgery, research should be conducted to help better prepare you for the procedure. Patients should understand the essential elements of what is going to be performed on them and how they should expect to feel after surgery. Recovery will be rough, but with preparation you will know what...
A description of my mother's complete failure of a knee replacement and the circumstances that led to it.
Come with me as I experience extensive surgical repairs to my severely injured Rotator Cuff, as well as my ruptured long Biceps Tendon. The injury, surgery, recovery and rehab in honest detail.
2 years after my tonsillectomy, here are my tips on getting through it, healing, and how it changed my life (for the better) in the years after.
Gallbladder surgery (cholecystectomy) is the most common method of removing gallstones. It is actually one of the most common surgeries performed in the United States, with over half a million people undergoing the procedure each year. Most...
What a person can expect to experience in the first 24 hours after open heart surgery, including clear descriptions of the most common monitoring devices used in the Cardiac Surgery ICU.
Constipation following multiple surgeries may lead to yet more surgery from complications. This is a personal account of narcotic pain killers producing a hernia and torn ligaments and what I do now to prevent such damage.
How surgery can bring on a severe gout attack and what you can do to avoid this happening to you.