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vacuum device used to assist delivery

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Rubin
47 years experience Cardiology
LVAD: Severe weakness of the heart muscle the assist device acts as a booster and can be used to bridge patients with severe heart failure to heart transpla ... Read More
Dr. ALADIN MARIANO
49 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Same use for LVAD. : However, it is the location of the pump that makes it abdominal or chest.
Dr. Liviu Klein
23 years experience Cardiology
Heart failure: Ventricular assist devices are used for end stage heart failure. They improve the quality of life and prolong survival. They are used as bridge to tra ... Read More

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
18 years experience Sleep Medicine
CPAP treatment: The main use of CPAP is for obstructive sleep anea. This device is attached to a hose that attaches to mask over nose or nose and mouth. It can also ... Read More
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Dr. Shawn Hennigan
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Humerus IM rod: Most often, rods placed in long bones to repair a fracture can be left in.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
20 years experience Urology
Not really : Veds are a non medical nonsurgical therapy for ed with no significant side effects.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not sure: Perhaps you may be referring to a product in development that relies on a system to hold and reshape the ear.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Several devices: Several devices are used to evaluate optic nerves. The most common is the biomicroscope, or slit lamp, that is also used to examine the other parts o ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
LED flashlight torch: Looking at the webpages of Breastlight, it appears to be a type of LED flashlight (torch) that you use to shine through the skin and fatty tissues of ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Garrett
40 years experience Radiology
Different Machines: CT (computed tomography) machines use a small x ray tube that rotates around you. Many detectors in a circle around your body measure how much xrays ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roscoe Nelson
28 years experience Urology
Be careful: The Vacuum Erection Devices prescribed by doctors are usually checked and tested. That will make them more expensive. Some of the others work but be ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
docs choice: Most docs use vacuum but some docs still use forceps as long as either one is done safely and properly and for the right indications there should not ... Read More
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