The risks are the same as for any major surgery. They include:
- Severe bleeding.
- Risks linked with Reference anesthesia Opens New Window.
- An increased risk of getting a Reference hernia Opens New Window where the cut was made for surgery.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: March 19, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Christopher G. Wood, MD, FACS - Urology, Oncology