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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saqib Masroor
33 years experience Thoracic Surgery
No signficant risk: Bleeding ulcer 6 months ago is not a very high risk for bleeding. However its still a possiblitiy especially if there are occult positive stools. Howe ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Saqib Masroor
33 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Confusing question: Papillary muscle dysfunction is diagnosed by echo. Therefore one cannot have a normal echo if they have papillary muscle dysfunction. Murmur is presen ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Saqib Masroor
33 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Many possibilities: Pericardial effusion could be from pericarditis as you said, or from a subclinical perforation of the heart at the time of pacemaker implantation. In ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saqib Masroor
33 years experience Thoracic Surgery
A couple more weeks: It could take 4 weeks or more to completely recover from surgery.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Saqib Masroor
33 years experience Thoracic Surgery
50% or greater: Blockage of 50% or more in an artery in the presence of symptoms or evidence of lack of adequate blood flow is necessary before recommending bypass su ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Saqib Masroor
33 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Yes: Angina is a symptom predicting a future heart attach which can be fatal.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Saqib Masroor
33 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Symptoms: Severe obtruction and symptoms are needed before one considers treatment for hocm.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saqib Masroor
33 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Probably.: Typically one does surgery after pneumothorax has happened two times. I am not sure why it was not done in your case. I would not do surgery however j ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Saqib Masroor
33 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Depends on the type : Usually 4 cm aneurysms in teh aorta do not rupture. Usually! however a particular type called saccular aneurysms may. Also the location of aneuyrysm i ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saqib Masroor
33 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Unlikely: Murmurs can be due to any different conditions. The murmur of mitral valve prolapse is due to the blood leaking back into the left atrium, and occurs ... Read More
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