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Top 10 Most Dangerous Surgeries


There are many surgical procedures that have been performed in the past which fall in different categories. In the list of top ten most dangerous surgeries to be conducted you can see for yourself where the particular surgery that you think of ranks:

1- Brain Surgery

Brain Surgery

Brain surgery is the most complicated and very demanding kind of surgery. If anything goes on wrong in there then the person can lose their memory or become a totally different person.  It is a very delicate kind of surgical procedure that requires extreme caution and experience and above all the hand of God to make it through safely and successfully.

2- Heart Transplant

Heart Transplant

Heart transplant has a very complicated procedure and bears great risk. The preparation for the surgery is also very expensive and long.

3- Open Heart Surgery

Open Heart Surgery

Sometimes it is known as aorta surgery. It is a very delicate procedure that has only one chance, success. There is no alternative if it is not successful then the patient dies or succumbs to the surgical procedure. It is only allowed to be performed by highly experienced professionals who are well versed with all the processes or procedures. It is one of those procedures that have to be understood well for the surgery to go on smoothly as earlier projected. One cannot afford to have anything go wrong when conducting an open heart surgery.

4- Thyroid Surgery

Thyroid Surgery

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This is the surgery of the throat where corrective procedures are used to bring about a desired effect of removal of a blockage. It is high risk as one can be dumb if the whole procedure does not go on well according to plan. It requires a lot of care and caution for it to be successful.

5- Intestinal Surgery

Intestinal Surgery

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This is where there is a complete replacement of a person’s intestine with another. Owing to the delicate nature of the intestine it is a very risky kind of procedure to conduct without adequate precautions being undertaken.

6- Bone Marrow Transplant

Bone Marrow Transplant

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It is costly and involves a risky procedure that if not well followed or the right donor found can result in many complications. It is usually conducted after all levels of caution have been undertaken.

7- Liver Transplant

Liver Transplant

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Liver transplant is mostly done as a last resort and it usually accompanies surgeries like bone marrow transplant.

8- Pancreas Transplant

Pancreas Transplant

This is a high risk procedure done mostly on patients with type 1 diabetes and renal failure. It is mostly done in conjunction or tandem with kidney transplant

9- Destruction Of Lesion Of Retina

Destruction Of Lesion Of Retina

This involves a very risky procedure that requires high level of caution to be observed. It is often done as a last resort to all possible treatment options.  It request a lot of precision, follow up and lengthy recovery.

10- Kidney Surgery

Kidney Surgery

Kidney surgery has high risk and it is also very expensive to conduct.  This is coupled with long recovery period and a lot of preparation expense.  One notable thing is that the old kidney is never removed. That is because it reduces rick that way hence different blood supply is usually found for it.

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