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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Burke
19 years experience Plastic Surgery
KCI wound VAC: In my opinion the most effective of these devices is the kci system. It consists of a sponge, vacuum machine, tubing, and sticky plastic cover (looks ... Read More
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Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
Wound Vac? Other?: Use HealthTap Prime to discuss, as we're limited in the number of characters in this forum. I don't understand what you mean by "vac therapy". Are you ... Read More
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Here are some...: What has been the cause for VAC therapy? By the sequence of events, the use of VAC is suspected but not proved. Nonetheless, to verify such and to get ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
35 years experience Wound care
Vacuum Devices: There is too much variability to answer your question. So many factors are involved with wound healing, and especially so with pressure ulcers, that g ... Read More
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Dr. Khashayar Salartash
29 years experience Vascular Surgery
Depends: The length of time varies from patient to patient and depends on so many factors that a general statement can not be made. The vac is a fabulous devic ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Nonop usually: For most, exercise including flexibility, cardiovascular and core strengthening combined with lifestyle changes in terms of not smoking, adequate slee ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Not normally: Hypnotherapy is basically enhancing suggestibility. So people don't do something that they normally would not do when in a non-hypnotized state.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
Short course of ...: Prednisone works well. Pfapa (periodic fever, aphthous ulcer, pharyngitis, adenopathy) is considered an autoimmune condition which has no known sequ ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
HIE: Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (hie) is a condition in which the brain does not receive enough oxygen. This particular condition refers to an oxygen ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vikas Patel
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Burning the disc: Idet is a procedure in which a catheter is placed into the disc and heated up. It is meant to essentially "burn" the disc material around the periphe ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
49 years experience Psychiatry
Shock wave therapy: If needed, it is fine.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Immumodulatory Rx: Ways to make the immune system help treat the disease. See wikipedia for great discussion. Not enough room in 400 spaces.

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