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Is it safe to go for prostate surgery in an old age? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 10-Sep-2014
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User:my father is 87years old , can he go in for surgery of prostate glands
Doctor:Before surgery,he needs cardiac evaluation.
Doctor:If cardiologist says go ahead, then he can go for surgery
User:he is coughing at times,bp is normal salt is slightly low,he is hospitalied for urination pipe removal sugar is slightly is there that has comes tomnormal now.
Doctor:Even your urologist asks for cardiac evaluation, anesthetist evaluation and sugar levels should be controlled
Doctor:After sugar levels come down, you can discuss with your urologist about surgery
User:the surgery is fixed today,the surgery takes 45 minutes as confirmed by urologist.he has assured the urniaton will be normal and free from allergies.
Doctor:Then no issues
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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