Answer: Surgeons are not barred from performing surgeries simply becausethey have been sued. In fact, a lot of surgeons have severallawsuits going on at any given time. They only need to stopperforming surgeries if their license is revoked or if a courtorders so.
If it is somewhat high, 200-300 range then there is not much risk during the surgery. The anesthesiologist may need to give some additional fluid. If it is higher than that they often can control it with some insulin before the surgery or delay the surgery if possible (that may not always be best).
The bigger risk is in the recovery. High sugars impede healing and predispose to infection.
Answer: The right and left hemispheres of the brain do not preform the samefunctions. the left hemisphere is responisble for functions thatcontrol the right side of the body and the right hemisphere isresponsible for the functions controlling the left side of thebody.
Answer: no but penetrating the skull is not comfortable
~There are no pain sensors in most of the brain tissue itself, so your brain generally cannot feel pain; however, blood vessels and their supporting tissue that penetrate the brain, certain specific areas of the brain (e.g. the periaqueductal gray) and the surrounding tissues do have these pain sensors, which is why they do use anesthesia!
Answer: Yes, Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.), if they have passedtheir licensure examinations and trained in a surgical residency,can perform surgery. Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine can pursueresidency training in the United States in any medical field.
Answer: Specialist radiologists generally do not perform surgery.
Surgeons or doctors who do radiology may perform surgery.
Radiology does not normally involve a knife and thus surgery, unless referring to laser or gamma rays, in which case the medical actions performed may be referred to as surgery.