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Anterior Chamber Reformation
I have shallow anterior chamber and suspected to have Sjögren's syndrome but no dry eyes. Can these be related.
Aqueous humor: This is a clear fluid, derived from blood serum, which contains some nutrients, oxygen and which bathes and provides for the health of the interior components of the front of the eye. It also maintains the normal pressure so that proper focusing is possible. It is produced continuously and an equal amount drains continuously. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Low: Recurrence risk of any chd (not the specific defect) is about 4 % unless one or both parents have any form of chd which adds to the risk factors. If you've had a previous child with any form of chd the risk doubles.Discussion of this and any other issue with a genetic counselor is worth doing.There can be other factors from either side of the family that may come into play with any pregnancy. ...Read more
Variable: The risk of any future birth with any form of heart defect is quoted as 4%, or 8% if one parent and 1 child have any heart defect. Transmission of identical defects is unlikely unless they are part of an inherited dominant syndrome (rare).A visit with a geneticist might clarify the inputs to risk from either side of the family & prior births. ...Read more
It depends: There is only 1 absolute contraindication for hyperbaric oxygen treatments, and that is an untreated collapsed lung. Theoretically if it is life and death one could potentially treat anyone, ie carbon monoxide poisoning. But there are a # of relative contraindications, ie seizures, hx of gas bubble used in eye surgery, active cancer, use of certain chemotherapy rx, poor cardiac function, etc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hbot: caretaker in chamber w/ pt breathes room air at 2.4 ata + pt exhaled pco2. No o2 mask provided for caretaker. What are risks to latter?
Why is caverject (alprostadil) 40mcg not presented as a dual chamber injection?
Why is it necessary for the 20mcg caverject (alprostadil) to be kept in the fridge and not the 40
May be the same...: They may have the same storage recommendations, according to various websites. Ask the pharmacist to double check. A website for the 40mcg dose says: 24 months storage under refrigerated conditions (2-8°c). After dispensing, 3 months at room temperature (do not store above 25°c), included in 24 months shelf life. After reconstitution, the product may be stored for 6 hours below 25°c. ...Read more
The following:: Must not - people with a collapsed lung or are using medications that impair wound healing (cisplatin, sulfamylon), affect the lungs (bleomycin) or other (doxorubicin, disulfiram). Might not - those with asthma, claustrophobia, copd, pregnancy, an epidural pain pump, a pacemaker, seizure disorder, upper respiratory infection, high fever, eustachian tube dysfunction, or congenital spherocytosis. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
What's the difference between incomplete double (3 chamber heart) vs. A complete double (4 chamber heart)?
Heart: Normally your heart has 4 chambers or compartments-two atria and two ventricles. If you have a 3 chamber heart that usually means that there is an opening between the two chambers, either the atria or ventricle, making the heart only 3 chambers and there is also a mixing of oxygenated and deoxygenated blood. Depending on the size, location and severity surgery may be needed. ...Read more
Poked with needle on train. Found needle. Looks like hollow needle but could not find any barrel n chamber. Do this pose HIV risk?
Basilar migr. I pass out frm them. Am now using low pressure hyperbaric chamber. Keeps the vle ones under co ntro. Anyore research on this?
"Left ventricular chamber size (by vol index) is mildly enlarged. No evidence of LV hypertrophy. " if it is not hypertrophy why is it mildly enlarged?
Congenital: To answer this with accuracy we need to know the details of your wife's anatomy and situation. Her doctor/cardiologist is the best source for you for this explanation and discussion. ...Read more
Hyperbaric oxygen: There are several medical indications for hyperbaric oxygen. You should pray that you have none of these conditions. They include scuba diving injuries, diabetic foot infections (severe), radionecrosis of the jaw, just to name a few. The indications are very specific. There are many 'off-label' uses but none of these have been established. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My pumping chamber is at 45% and has only dropped 10% in the last 2 years. Can the left ventricle be replaced?
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