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What type of genetic changes occurs when ovaries or uterus are removed from female body?

welcome to biology stackexchange! In the classical way we think of the body, there won't be a lot of genetic changes if the ovaries, uterus (or the testes for that matter) are removed from the body. ...
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After SRS, does the tissue that was previously the penis develop into actual, differentiated vaginal tissue?

It's true that the microbiome and microscopic structure of the neovagina are not the same as those of a natal vagina, although explicating this outside of circumstances relating to post-surgical ...
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Human biology - liver regeneration after laprascopic segmentectomy

The healthy human liver has remarkable ability to regenerate in only a few months after resection. In a study of 98 healthy donors who underwent left lobectomy donation, Chen and colleagues found that ...
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What type of genetic changes occurs when ovaries or uterus are removed from female body?

Answer simplified to match OP level There are two different parts of biology in this question: Genetic changes, only happen when the DNA changes (in a person's genes). But in general, this is fixed ...
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Laparoscopic surgery: Why did the gas cause pain in my shoulder, and how did it escape my body?

Does CO2 cause pain? CO2 can cause pain by applying pressure on the diaphragm; also stretching of the diaphragm due to the body position can irritate the phrenic nerve (Indian Journal of Surgery). ...
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Organ and Bone Marrow Transplantation?

As Mowgli pointed out, a bone marrow transplant involves destroying the patient's own immune system with radiation and, essentially, replacing it with a new one from the bone marrow donor. If you did ...
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Pneumonia in children after abdominal operations

Abdominal surgery results in a painful wound that affects the abdominal muscles, which are important for coughing. The Lungs and respiratory tracts constantly secrete mucus that flows upwards to the ...
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Do "scars" in humans replace all the skin layers or only some layers?

This depends on how deep was the initial wound, and how that wound healed. There are mainly two ways a wound could heal, either by primary intention (like in surgically closed wounds), or by secondary ...
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HOW is the Gallbladder attached to the liver

1. Gallbladder attachement to the liver In this video (check from 55 sec on), you can see that the gallbladder is covered by a thin sheath that wraps the gallbladder; the sheath extends to the liver ...
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Why is the body cooled during cardiac surgery?

As you mention, hypothermia is routinely induced during cardiac surgery. There is a blog post including a photo of a heart being cooled with ice chips here: https://www.heart-valve-surgery.com/heart-...
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Is there a simple incision that would render a man impotent?

You want to somehow damage the cavernous nerves of the penis. If you damage the preganglionic root of the cavernous nerves (the pelvic splanchnic nerve), you'll create all kinds of other problems. You ...
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Self Grown Organs

Could a viable organ be partially grown in a test tube then be hooked up to the host in some way until it is large enough to swap it with the bad organ? Yes. This conceptual possibility already is a ...
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Organ and Bone Marrow Transplantation?

Bone marrow transplant requires to first destroy the pre-existing immune system with chemotherapy and/or radiations. So essentially you would not have the first immune system and my guess is that yes, ...
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Pneumonia in children after abdominal operations

Pneumonia after abdominal surgery can develop due to: Decreased breathing movements when lying in the bed Anesthetics/sedation use that decrease the sensation of irritation in the lungs and hence ...
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Could bone marrow transplants help make xenotransplants viable?

I feel I've enough sources & data to venture an answer on this one myself now, so here goes. Step one: Can we produce the pig in the first place? Fetal Inoculation With Donor Cells in Cardiac ...
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Could Cannabidiol steady a hand?

I think this is a fantastic question. As far as the Parkinson's application, it's definitely within the realm of possible. Taken form a recent review: Preclinical research in animal models of ...
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Does pre-operational exercise affect recovery from surgery? Statistical Analysis

Regarding your first question, the effect size is not invalid if the confidence interval (CI) crosses 0. The effect size is a point estimate. When the CI -a range estimate of the coverage probability- ...
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