Looking for help and advice:
* My father is 66 years old, and has had umbilical hernia by birth
* Further, he had a by-pass heart surgery when he was 56 years old
* I had planned to get his surgery done this week, but at the last moment (through pre-surgery tests) we found that that he has gallbladder stone too
* Now, the doctor says that the case is more complicated than what it was earlier I am looking for answers to these questions:
* Given the profile of my father, do you think that the case is very complex and that I should consult couple of other doctors before deciding the right course of action? * Is there a fatal risk you see?
* What all things should be considered before going for surgery?
Thanks in advance.
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Yes, you should certainly take opinion from other doctors considering his age and cardiac disease. Also his blood pressure and blood sugar levels must be under control.
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