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Have migraine. Done blood and urine tests. Need to remove omaya reservoir in brain. Long waiting list?

I am sheri Johnson. w/f-46yrs.old today.Mon. 4/22, I had my consult with /dr,MichaelCamponelli? .i'm having a [removal of omaya resevoir] that's been inplanted in brain since1986. /////it swells, I have severe migrains it;s been flushed trice. I understand the risks, the surgery is pending med, clearanca, done, blood & urine done. Tues. I 'll complete e.k.g. Is there usually l long waing list , and if all goes well, what hosp. stay is there[if any]/
Asked On : Sun, 28 Apr 2013
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What may keep you in the hospital is the complication leading to the swelling of the scalp and migraine. The procedure of removing the ommaya reservoir itself is uncomplicated within reasonable limit. However, you will have to stay in the hospital longer than if there were no complication. This is for monitoring purpose and treating of any underline condition. For example, infection if diagnose. So you may have to stay for about 5 days at least. Surgery are plan considering priority and surgical priority is given with respect to severity, so you may not have to wait long.

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Dr Rogers
Answered: Tue, 25 Jun 2013
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