What is Surgery?

Category: Surgeries

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Surgery is a medical specialty that uses operative manual and instrumental techniques on a patient to investigate and/or treat a pathological condition such as disease or injury, to help improve bodily function or appearance, or sometimes for some other reason.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

side_effects of Surgery"

Severe
11
Moderate
7
Mild
8
None
6

Dosages

Why Patients Stopped Having Surgery (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason Patients
Not indicated 104
Other 4
Course of treatment ended 4
Doctor's advice 2
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Duration

Currently Having Surgery
Duration Patients
0-1 month 0
1-3 months 0
3-6 months 0
6 months-1 year 0
1-2 years 0
2 years or more 5
Stopped Having Surgery
Duration Patients
0-1 month 1
1-3 months 4
3-6 months 1
6 months-1 year 1
1-2 years 1
2 years or more 9
Adherence
Always
23 72%
Usually
2 6%
Sometimes
4 13%
Never
3 9%
Burden
Very
10 31%
Somewhat
12 38%
A little
4 13%
Not at all
6 19%
Cost per month
$200+
9 60%
$100-199
0 0%
$50-99
0 0%
$25-49
0 0%
< $25
6 40%
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10 patient evaluations for Surgery

redhedd1972
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redhedd1972
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Mild
Overall: None
Cognition: moderate
Vision: none
Speech: mild
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

See redhedd1972's full Surgery history

Oct 30, 2012 (Started Dec 04, 2003)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain in lower back: Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Sometimes
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: One time
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
TSSRA
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TSSRA
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 44
Condition: RA (Rheumatoid Arthritis) 15 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: n
I have:
RA (Rheumatoid Arthritis)

See TSSRA's full Surgery history

Mar 28, 2012 (Started Mar 28, 2012)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Septic infection: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for RA (Rheumatoid Arthritis): Slight
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: One time

  • 0 helpful marks
Marcelost
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Marcelost
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 54
Condition: Barrett's Esophagus 4 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: b
I have:
Barrett's Esophagus

See Marcelost's full Surgery history

Jan 11, 2012 (Started Jan 11, 2012)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Urethral discomfort: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Never
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: One time
Advice & Tips: Uncontrolled flow urine Like a shower
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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