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op·er·a·ble(op'ĕr-ă-bĕl), Do not confuse this word with operative.
operable/op·er·a·ble/ (op´er-ah-b'l) subject to being operated upon with a reasonable degree of safety; appropriate for surgical removal.
operableadjective Referring to a condition, usually malignant, that is amenable to operative intervention, with ↑ survival. Cf Inoperable.
operableCapable of being effectively treated by a surgical procedure.
Patient discussion about operable
Q. I am worried how safe the operation would be and the post surgery complications? My wife has a cyst in her right breast and further tests are going on. Doctors have advised to go for an operation. I am worried how safe the operation would be and the post surgery complications?
Q. Should I do surgery for varicoceles? I went to an urologist and he recommended surgery, but I don’t know if I should do this…is it dangerous? Can I live with the varicocele?
Q. What types of gastric bypass surgeries are there? I heard all sorts of options for gastric bypass are available. What is the most in use?