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Dr. Joseph Bassett

Thoracic Surgery
Dearborn, MI
61 years experience

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Thoracic Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

23 Answers
29 Agrees
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Bassett
61 years experience
Depends on the size: It depends on the size of the aueurysm.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Bassett
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Yes: Some mild pain may present upon lifting, this may be due to stretching of adhesions.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Bassett
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Many reasons: Pneumonia pleurisy broken rib bruise to chest.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bassett
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Yes: It would depend upon other risk factors.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Bassett
61 years experience
It could be eczema : Psoriasis is also another diagnosis.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Bassett
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Probably not: Probably not, would require several weeks.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Bassett
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Pilondial cyst: This is a congenital cyst, if infected it may need surgery.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
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NO: No, that shouldn't happen.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Yes, especially in presence of diabetes.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bassett
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Yes: Especially in the presence of coronary artery disease.
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Bassett
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It depends on size: If the aneurysm is smaller than 5 cm. There is a very small chance that it could rupture, if over 5 cm. And larger than a greater chance. The greater... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bassett
61 years experience
10 % of the time: Arrhymthias, heart attack and heart failure may occur.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bassett
61 years experience
Low: It should be low depending upon the risk factors.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bassett
61 years experience
Collaterals: It improves the coronary collateral circulation.
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Bassett
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Normal sinus rhythm: It should be normal sinus rhythm.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Bassett
61 years experience
Volume overload: Also reactive after recover from anesthesia.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Bassett
61 years experience
Yes: You don't have evidence of lung cancer 6 months ago.
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Bassett
61 years experience
3 to 4 weeks: It usually takes 3, 4 even 6 weeks in some cases.
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A member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bassett
61 years experience
Leaky mitral valve: The murmur is due to intermittent leakage of the mitral valve as a result of papillary muscle dysfunction. Papillary muscle dysfunction is due to myoc... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Bassett
61 years experience
Probably reflux: You should be evaluated for gastroesopheageal reflux disease.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bassett
61 years experience
3 to 6 weeks: Jaw bone is very vascular and heals in a short time.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Bassett
61 years experience
No: Chances are that the meat wasn't contaminated.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Bassett
61 years experience
Yes, it is a useful : The echocardiogram will show the usual findings of cardiomopathy.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Bassett is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Bassett is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! No I had laprascopic surgery to remove a large ovarian cyst.a week ago.
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Gee thanks for the advice, never would of thought of that
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Wayne State University School of Medicine, MI
Graduated 1961MD

Awards

Most Influential, Third Place, the Dearborn Region - Spring
2017
Top Doctor, Second Place, the Dearborn Region - Spring
2017
Top Thoracic Surgeon, First Place, Michigan - Spring
2017
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