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There are some major problems that can happen during this procedure, though they don't happen often. Your health may play a role in whether they happen or not. For example, patients with severe heart disease, diabetes, serious gastrointestinal or lung disease have a higher chance of complications occurring than those without these conditions. Your health may also be an important part of how well your body heals if any of these things happen.
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