• PitbullDad
    • Experience with Typical Carcinoid T...
    8 months ago
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    Segmentectomy or wedge resection

    Procedure or Surgery

    Removed three nodules by "resection," taking a slice (3) of lung. Decreased lung capacity about 25%

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Debbieann
    • Experience with Typical Carcinoid Tu...
    over 4 years ago
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    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a wedge cut out of my left middle lobe to remove a cancer cell.

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    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  1. over 5 years ago
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    Lobectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    This was a horrid surgery. Hands down worst i have ever had! And i have hadsurgery into the double digits. Painful and a terribly un...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  2. over 5 years ago
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    Procedure or Surgery

    Sternotomy, round 2. This time it was a golfball sized tumor on my aorta. Took a month a bevvy of experts to ID it. Survey says: lar...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  3. over 5 years ago
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    Procedure or Surgery

    I was misdiagnosed with a thymoma and told not to worry about the ping pong ball sized tumor that was removed. It was benign. Sure.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • mmginger
    • Experience with Typical Carcinoid Tum...
    over 4 years ago
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    lung biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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