What You Need to Know About Osseous Surgery, Also Known as Pocket Reduction
Osseous surgery is one of the most common surgeries performed today. It’s done when there are complications during other types of procedures. A surgeon needs to cut out part or all of a patient’s stomach so it doesn’t become infected. Another type of surgical procedure is called pocket reduction which involves cutting out parts from your stomach while leaving your intestines intact.
Pocket reduction is considered less invasive than other kinds of surgery. However, it does not have many benefits over a traditional operation because it still requires the removal of some of your stomach. If you’re wondering what kind of complications occur with pocket reduction, they include:
Bleeding into the abdominal cavity (peritonitis) if you don’t take care to avoid infection
If left untreated, peritonitis can lead to death.
You may need to undergo additional surgeries such as laparoscopic surgery, intestinal resection, or endoscopy.
The risks associated with pocket reduction surgery are higher than those associated with other types of surgery. These risks include:
Complications due to anesthesia, blood loss, and infections.
Loss of bowel control and constipation if you do not follow proper diet and exercise habits after the procedure.
Long-term complications like malnutrition and malnutrition despite following proper diet and exercise habits.
No guarantee of a successful outcome.
Ongoing stomach pain.
Partial or complete loss of the stomach.
Permanent change in your appetite. Some patients have an increased appetite after this procedure, while others experience the opposite effect despite following proper diet and exercise habits.
Reduced ability to absorb nutrients from food.
The surgery does not cure the root cause of the health issue, which may or may not reoccur in the future.
If you don’t follow proper diet and exercise habits, there’s a chance that you could suffer from malnutrition despite the surgery having been successful.
Not every type of stomach abnormality requires surgical treatment. If you’re having problems with your stomach, talk to your doctor about the various treatment options that are available to you. If you feel like you need immediate medical attention, it’s important to call for an ambulance because some types of stomach abnormalities can lead to death.
Stomach pain is one of the most common signs and symptoms of a stomach abnormality. The pain can be dull and constant or sharp and intermittent.
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