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Fasciotomy

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience in General Surgery
Surgical procedure: Muscles are surrounded by connective tissue known as fascia and is particularly dense in the arms and legs. When the underlying muscle is injured, du ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ricotta
47 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Can be helpful: This syndrome, which is most common in people who do a lot of leg exercising, can be helped by fasciotomy, however the diagnosis is not easy and requi ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
You mean sugery: Yes it dose work, i realy have no failure with about 100 cases.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Howe
28 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
Long incision: This procedure is performed to release the pressure that can build up in severely injured muscle.It entails an incision down the front of the leg thro ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Carpal Tunnel Surger: For most people this is not painful but recovery will vary according to work status (self employed versus workmen's compensation.).
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
21 years experience in Podiatry
Result: swelling, tendon instability, some time weakness due to lose of pulley effect
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
18 years experience in Urgent Care
Function : Studies show surgery if indicated for ruptures or when injuries diminish function. See ortho surgeon for expert consultation. http://emedicine.medsca ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Meeta Pancholi
25 years experience in Podiatry
Yes: the cavus is the bone position typically as in your condition at the heel. A bone cut can be made to align the heel. The retinacular repair can be d ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
18 years experience in Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Yes.: Yes, it can be repaired, replaced, or reconstructed.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes it is possible: It is very routine surgery to do that.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
36 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
It depends: Arthroscopy means the procedure is done through small incisions, but it doesn't tell us what is done. It could be debridement of a small mensical tear ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
I would tend : To want to avoid an amputation if possible. You need to get an answer as to why the problem reoccurs if fasciiotomies were already performed. Is this ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
27 years experience in General Surgery
What: What about it? You mean recovery time form ventral hernia repair. About a week to two depending on size.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience in Podiatry
Elective: As an elective procedure, this can be done on an inpatient or 23hr observation with only a few days of admission. However, it's surgeon/ patient pref ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcus Roux
20 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Variable avg 8 weeks: Start range of motion and weight bearing immediately. Start quad exercises immediately. Swelling reduction as well. Usually can resume jogging at 6 ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
6 Month: What take too long to heal is the repair of the medial meniscus.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ketan Mody
17 years experience in Sports Medicine
Try different PT: Hi there, I deal with compartment syndrome. I am not surgeon but sports med. The surgery is so hit or miss and your results are occurring about 20-30 ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: If the surgery is successful, you will be much better than you were before and as such should be able to participate in amucj higher activity level th ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Salman Saeed
32 years experience in Neurology
CTS Surgery: The endoscopic surgery is performed by a orthopedic surgeon who makes very small incisions in the wrist area and then use them to decompress the medi ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Usually it help to rebuild the cartilage but it take time.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience in Family Medicine
By proper surgeon: Carpal tunnel syndrome, if appropriately diagnosed, shold be treated non-surgically if possible and then if surgery is needed, should be performed by ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Not realy : With exertional compartment depend on the measurement of the pressure we could make one incision or two incisions to release the compartments.
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Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Consult doctor: Speak to your family doctor will refer you to a specialist , bilateral disease is unusual , due to recent advances may not need open surgery .You co ... Read More

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