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Dr. William Davis

Vascular Surgery
Scaly Mountain, NC
40 years experience male

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Vascular Surgery

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English

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Davis
Vascular Surgery 40 years experience
Yes: The most famous example is from autopsies of us soldiers (ages 18 and above) who died in vietnam. The aortas of many demonstrated fat-laden cells whi... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Davis
Vascular Surgery 40 years experience
Steroids now!: The only safe thing for proven giant cell arteritis is immediate high-dose corticosteroids (usually prednisone, 40-60 mg by mouth daily) for at least ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Davis
Vascular Surgery 40 years experience
FractureComplication: This is almost always preceded by a long-bone fracture, the theory being that fat from bone marrow (and other harmful particles) get into the veins of... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Davis
Vascular Surgery 40 years experience
No short answer: Prevalent but underdiagnosed condition in which left common iliac vein deep in the pelvis is compressed by right common iliac artery. This is probabl... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Davis
Vascular Surgery 40 years experience
Possible clot.: Late pregnancy at risk for deep vein clot which can be fatal. Symptoms almost always accompanied by swelling on just the one side, left leg is more c... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Davis
Vascular Surgery 40 years experience
Very rarely,if ever.: Usual is amaurosis fugax, like a shade coming down over the vision of one eye only, but not both.An unusual variation is bright light amaurosis, broug... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Davis
Vascular Surgery 40 years experience
Depends on where.: Thrombolysis for a deep vein clot requires at least 3 months anticoagulation. If an artery was clotted, anti-platelet drugs should be given (aspirin,... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Davis
Vascular Surgery 40 years experience
Yes: Thrombus is clot. Most carotid disease is detected as plaque thickening the wall of the artery, and if severe can send small emboli (clots) to the br... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Davis
Vascular Surgery 40 years experience
Venous insufficiency: Either poor function of the deep or superficial veins of the leg can cause swelling and redness/purple coloring, when this is associated with swelling... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Davis
Vascular Surgery 40 years experience
Zero to bad!: 25% of us have a pfo and obviously most of us do fine. However i operated on a young lady yesterday (for a related condition) who was in severe conge... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Davis is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Davis is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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This was very helpful. Thanks!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine, GA
Graduated 1982MD
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