Michael I. Goldberg, MD
- obstetrics & gynecology
Location and Office HoursMagliaro & Goldberg MDs
78 Easton Ave Fl 3
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Why should I use my own blood for a transfusion during cancer treatment?
Aurora Health Care answeredUsing your own blood for a blood transfusion (autologous blood donation) can lessen the need for another donor's blood. It will also reduce, but not eliminate, the risk of infections and certain reactions from transfusion. Ask your doctor if using your own blood is a safe option for you. If it is, find out if this option is available at the hospital where your surgery will be done.
What should I expect after having a lymphadenectomy for uterine cancer?
Lymphadenectomy usually is done under general anesthesia. The length of time required for recovery depends upon the extent of the procedure. If the procedure is done with a laparoscope rather than by open abdominal incision, recovery time may be shorter. But most surgeons have more experience with open surgery than with laparoscopic surgery. Laparoscopic surgery may take longer than open surgery unless the surgeon is well-experienced with laparoscopic techniques.
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When can I resume activity after surgery for testicular cancer?
Johns Hopkins Medicine answered
You’ll have to put off strenuous physical activity like jogging, biking and swimming for at least six weeks, or until your doctor gives the okay. That includes heavy lifting, as well (anything greater than 20 pounds). However, light activity, like walking, is actually beneficial to your recovery -- prolonged sitting or lying in bed can cause dangerous blood clots.
Most patients return to full activity at home on an average of three weeks after surgery. You can expect to return to work in approximately four weeks.
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