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Depends: It depends on whether or not you have mitral valve regurgitation and how severe. There are a whole lot of mvp diagnosed patients who actually do not have it per the new criteria, so any further advice i would give you would be mere speculation because I do not even know if you truly have mvp. However, in the absence of mitral regurgitation, mvp is not serious. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Usually low risk: Mitral valve redundancy, usually called prolapse, usually produces no symptoms or minor symptoms. If the valve leak is trivial, that's very good news and serious complications including ventricular tachycardia are not expected because the left ventricle is not under strain.. ...Read more
Echocardiogram showed moderate mitral valve thickening with prolapse of anterior mitral leaflet , MR jet posteriorly directed . What is your opinion?
These certainly: are findings one could have on an ECHO. Without actually seeing the echo we can't say that is our interpretation. If the interpretation is accurate you have significant regurgitant mitral valve prolapse and should be followed by a cardiologist to avoid long term adverse outcomes. ...Read more
C5/6residual rparacentral disc osteophyte complex mild flatening & indent anterior aspect of cord-surgery with anterior fixation&fusion 2fix-soreneck?
Hard to say: The treatment options for someone with the MRI findings you are describing are based also on the degree of problem you have had with it and also with the understanding that many people can respond to nonoperative care. That being said, an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion is the time tested surgery for that condition and is reasonably safe and effective. Thank you for your question. ...Read more
Mucocele left sphenoethmoidal recess causing mild smooth compression upon inferior and medial recti muscles?
In my echo reprt it says mild buckling of anterior mitral leaflet, no myxomatous thickness seen. And also trace mitral regurgitation.
Common picture: This is a common description of what can be an unremarkable finding. Some cardiologists will interpret this as mild mitral valve prolapse, but the description actually sounds more like one of the common normal variants of mitral valve appearance on echocardiogram. This appearance frequently is associated with no future negative outcomes. Discuss with your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Reduced blood supply: The septum of the heart is the wall inside the heart that separates the heart chambers from each other. Ischemia in this area indicates narrowing in one of the arteries to this muscle area, usually from hardening of the arteries. It indicates some degree of heart disease. You should follow up with your doctor or a cardiologist. ...Read more
Treatment for L4/5 posterior protrusion/annular tear; L3/4 and L2/3 posterior bulge, all indenting thecal sac. No neural compression. C4/5/6/7 bulges?
My echocardiogram said I have anterior leaflet thickening of the mitral valve--what does that mean?
Incidental finding: Anterior leaflet thickening is not an uncommon finding and is usually seen incidentally. It is of little clinical significance if it is not associated with more than mild regurgitation or "leakage" of the mitral valve, restriction in opening of the valve, or other structural heart disease. So essentially, if the rest of the echo is normal probably nothing to worry about. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have an oblique tear of the posterior horn medial meniscus with prominent interior medial extrusion. What is the treatment?
MRI showed in left ankle chronic full-thickness tear of the anterior talofibular ligament superior bundle. Is surgery required?
Usually not.: For most lateral ankle ligament injuries, including tears, surgery is not required. Of course, different circumstances call for different treatments. Most respond to immobilization, physical therapy and eventual rehab with some injuries. Consult your physician you considerations about your specific circumstances. ...Read more
What does this mean? "L1-L2 level: left paracentral disc protrusion, contacts the traversing left L2 nerve root mild posterior displacement"?
It is telling you-: -that you have a disk protruding out from the disk space, & it is taking up the normal space that your L-2 nerve root needs to be happy. Also say the disk is pushing the L-2 root & pushing it back against the boney canal it is surrounded by. Now this is important if you have leg pain that matches theMRI reading. Some are asymptomatic so see a fellowship trained spine surgeon my preference=isortho ...Read more
Gr 2 tear of posterior horn of medial meniscus with focal tear reaching inferior articular surface
and gr 2 in femoral attachment of mcl. Pl advise?
Need more informatio: Classification of meniscal tears as a grade is not usually utilized. Grading is typcially an MRI finding. Grade 2 signal implies midsubstance degeneration. If the signal extends to the articular surface it can indicate an actual tear. Mri often finds things that are not symptomatic. A grade 2 mcl tear will typically heal in a brace. Meniscus may need surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
grade 1 and grade 2 meniscal injury in
anterior and posterior horns- medial meniscus.
grade 3 MI in posterior horn lateral meniscus.
Meniscal tears: Typically grade 3 meniscal tears require surgery in young patients. Goal is preservation of the meniscus.So if it has torn in the zone where it has a good blood supply, it can be sutured and can heal. If it is torn away from the blood supply. It requires partial removal of the torn portion. All done by an experienced Orthopaedic knee surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Intermediate signal involving the posterior horn of the lateral meniscus consistent with transverse tear nd moderate joint effusion.. What is treatmen?
Sudden muscul force: The mechanism of injury in apophyseal avulsions is sudden forceful concentric or eccentric muscle contraction during running, jumping or kicking a ball, which results in traction on the unfused apophysis. Extreme passive stretching and chronic repetitive microtrauma have also been implicated in the development of apophyseal avulsion. ...Read more
MRI says recurrent tear of surgically repaired posterior supra and infra tendons w/23mm of medial retraction& 23mm anterior to posterior gap.This bad?
Ask Orthopedic Surgn: The MRI just gives an anatomical report, it tells you nothing about how it moves. Your question is better posed relating to "function" (i.e., "can you still use the shoulder, & for how long?"). This question is best asked of the doctor who ordered the MRI (& should have a copy of the report). If you get no answer, take your MRI picture + report to an Orthopedic Surgeon. Use HealthTap Prime for ref ...Read more
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