Deciding to have surgery can be difficult, but an informed decision may be easier to make once you know why surgery is necessary and whether there are other treatment choices. Your surgeon can help. Talk with your surgeon about your condition and the recommended procedure.
Review Date: April 06, 2015
NIH National Institute on Aging Information Center
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