Doctor Q&A for Dr. Andres Katz

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andres Katz
49 years experience Vascular Surgery
Normal: Prominent veins in hand and feet usually belong to the deep venous system and unless associated with gross varies do not require treatment and cause n ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andres Katz
49 years experience Vascular Surgery
Temporal arteritis: An inflammation of the arteries associated with some of the symptoms you describe. Biopsy and blood tests sed rate etc may help in diagnosis.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andres Katz
49 years experience Vascular Surgery
Surgery: At your age eventually you will have problems. Every patient has to be considered individually.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andres Katz
49 years experience Vascular Surgery
Depends: Spider varicosities in a 90 year old patient is not an issue, in younger persons indicates venous hypertension, larger varicose veins are always a hea ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andres Katz
49 years experience Vascular Surgery
Lymphedema: Many reasons, minor infection, congenital. See a vascular surgeon. Mri. Ct, xr are mostly always normal.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andres Katz
49 years experience Vascular Surgery
Study of: Venous diseases.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andres Katz
49 years experience Vascular Surgery
Confused: You cannot push back a hiatal hernia, probably an inguinal hernia. Get it fixed.
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A member asked:
Dr. Andres Katz
49 years experience Vascular Surgery
Sitzbaths: Abscess drained, a fistula may be the source and recurrence will be the problem.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andres Katz
49 years experience Vascular Surgery
Seek advice: This kind of phlebitis takes weeks to resolve but if infected you need the vein removed.
A male asked:
Dr. Andres Katz
49 years experience Vascular Surgery
Open conversion: A fenestrated graft is technically challenging but feasible in experienced hands, otherwise in this condition open conversion is an option.
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