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Effect of Surgery on Pancreatic Cancer
In Stage 1 of pancreatic cancer, when the cancer is still localized in the pancreas and has not spread, surgery can be most effective. Sometimes surgery is also employed to remove a portion of the...
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Effect of Surgery on Melanoma
In its early stages, if melanoma is confined to the skin (primary melanoma), surgery to remove the affected skin is generally recommended. If the melanoma is thin and has not invaded surrounding...
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Effect of Surgery on Sinusitis
Your doctor may recommend that you undergo sinus surgery if you have: Chronic sinusitis Frequently recurring sinusitis Little or no relief from treatments Developed...
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Effect of Surgery on Sleep Apnea
If problems are identified that may be contributing to sleep apnea, and if the continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment fails, it may be beneficial to have surgery. These may include:...
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Effect of Surgery on Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
Surgeries can help treat congestive heart failure in a few different ways: Coronary Artery Bypass: If coronary artery disease (CAD) is the cause of congestive heart failure, a coronary artery...
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Effect of Surgery on Heart Attack
All procedures for heart attack patients aim to help restore and/or improve blood flow to the heart muscle, which helps the heart perform better: Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) helps...
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