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How Successful is Bariatric Surgery? 

You’re likely to lose weight, but it’s not yet clear how long you’ll benefit.

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How to Prepare for Surgery 

People who prepare mentally and physically before their operations are likely to have fewer complications, less pain and a quicker recovery than those who don't prepare.

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Questions to Ask Before Surgery 

It is important to be informed about the surgery being recommended, particularly if you are choosing to have the operation.

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Understanding Outpatient Surgery 

More than 60 percent of elective surgery procedures in the United States are now performed as outpatient surgeries.

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What to Expect in the Operating Room 

The operating room can be an intimidating, busy place, with a lot of unfamiliar technical equipment.

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What to Expect after Amputation Surgery 

Your recovery will progress in stages and will depend on your overall health.

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Recovering from Surgery in the ICU 

The length of time you spend in recovery depends on the type of surgery had and the condition of your health.

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Recovering from Surgery 

Although you can get support from others, including doctors, friends, and family, you play the biggest role in your own recovery.

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Complications and Discomforts after Surgery 

Detailed information on postoperative discomforts and potential complications, including shock, hemorrhage, wound infection, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary complications, urinary retention, and reaction to anesthesia

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Pain Management after Surgery 

It's normal to expect some pain after surgery, but if it does not subside with medication, you may have a more serious problem.