If you are going for an elective surgery, should you stop smoking?

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If you are going for an elective surgery, should you stop smoking?

In this video, Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will discuss about smoking and elective surgery. He says that you need to stop smoking 6 to 8 weeks before the surgery for the benefits. If you smoke till the date of surgery, then it can result in chest infections, complications, etc.

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