Surgery After COVID

Is It Safe To Have Surgery After COVID-19 Infection? It is now clear that the lingering effects of COVID-19 can affect your health in many ways—including how your body reacts to surgery. In this case, the changes are significant. A growing number of studies have shown a substantial increased risk in post-operative death and pulmonary complications for…

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Thyroid surgery

Thyroid surgery is associated with a significant risk of vocal fold paresis Vocal fold (VF) paresis caused by recurrent laryngeal nerve (RLN) injury is a feared complication of thyroid surgery. It often inflicts a lifelong handicap on the patient; examples are a weak, breathy, and hoarse voice; aspiration problems; and airway distress. In addition to…

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New technology in surgery

“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” This quote by Arthur C. Clarke pretty much sums up the future of surgery. It offers fantastic cooperation between humans and technology, which could elevate the level of precision and efficiency of surgeries so high we have never seen before. A.I., surgical robots, 3D printing and new…

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