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: Ensure that you take plenty of fluids and your diet include a higher than normal level of fibre, to ensure your stool is softened. Use laxative, sparingly, if necessary and anti-inflammatory painkiller, for example iboprofen. Bathe the affected area twice daily with a weak saline solution. If it doesnt settle down after a few days return to see your medical practioner.
Answer: You must be patient, this will take a couple more weeks to straighten itself out. If it is not giving you too much pain exercise a bit more, if it is hurting too much, ask you Doctor what is going on. It will take a bit of time.
Answer: There may be a relation to the earlier surgery, as adhesions may have developed. This sometimes, and not so rarely, occurs even with careful operative technique. Or it may be related to the condition the earlier operation was necessary for. Or it may be a coincidence.
Answer: Ankle fusion surgery is performed when the joint becomes worn out,most commonly due to arthritis. Before this surgery is performed,it is common for the patient to be in a high amount of pain. Duringthe surgery, the surgeon removes the cartilage of the knee joint.After surgery, there is a long recovery process in which thepatient wears a cast and keeps weight off of the joint for 8 to 12weeks. After the cast is removed, the patient begin physicaltherapy. Throughout the entire process, x-rays are taken to makesure that the bones are fusing properly. After complete recovery, aperson can typically walk normally.
Do neurologist perform surgery?
While neurologists can recommend surgery, they do not actually perform the surgery. That is the domain of the neurosurgeon.
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.