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My 8months old baby girl's PDA needs procedure I want to ask what is the preparation for it and how long it takes?

My 8months old baby girl's PDA needs procedure I want to ask what is the preparation for it and how long it takes?

For your baby, I: I asked the pediatric cardiologists for answers. Tour the hospital ward before admission. Ask the nurses how to pump & store breast milk, sterilize blankets, stuffed animals & toys brought from home, & set up your sleep accommodations. Her doctors will explain benefits vs. Risks of the procedure & anesthesia, your waiting time & place, how to care for the incision & when to see them post-op. ...Read more

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I have colonoscopy procedure friday, right now I have external hemorrhoids can I use preperation h right now, until friday?

I have colonoscopy procedure friday, right now I have external hemorrhoids can I use preperation h right now, until friday?

Yes: The chemicals in the bowel prep and the diarrhea you get will make your hemmorrhoids inflammed and painful. It is ok to use topical medications to ease this discomfort right up to the day of the procedure. ...Read more

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Is IV sedation the same as general anesthesia in preparation for an involved dental procedure?

Is IV sedation the same as general anesthesia in preparation for an involved dental procedure?

Possibly: Anxiolysis is a continuum fm light sedation to general anesthesia. Depending on the technique sedation ranges fm light to moderate to deep to general anesthesia. Some people do very well with light sedation others are more difficult actually having a harder time trying to cooperate thereby requiring more sedation. As sedation requirements increase the likely hood of general anesthesia is greater. ...Read more

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What time should I start taking my bowel preparation on the day before my colonoscopy procedure?

What time should I start taking my bowel preparation on the day before my colonoscopy procedure?

Maybe: You should follow the directions provided to you by your endoscopist and follow them exactly as instructed! ...Read more

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Is there any preparation for Asian eyelid surgery? Before other surgeries I had to fast, avoid certain medications, etc. Will I have to do the same before Asian eyelid surgery? It seems like a minor procedure, so will preparation be easier? .

Is there any preparation for Asian eyelid surgery? Before other surgeries I had to fast, avoid certain medications, etc. Will I have to do the same before Asian eyelid surgery? It seems like a minor procedure, so will preparation be easier? .

Asian blepharoplasty: It may seem like a minor procedure, but given the thin nature of upper eyelid skin, bruising is not uncommon. Avoiding foods and supplements which may thin your blood and predispose you to bruising will help limit the amount you experience after surgery just as it did for your prior surgeries. If you are having surgery under general anesthesia, you will also once again have to fast. ...Read more

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What procedures are used in preparation for karyotyping?

What procedures are used in preparation for karyotyping?

One sample at a time: A blood sample is spun down and the white cells are separated into at least 3 tissue culture media sets. An amnio sample is spun down, the cells resuspended and divided into three tissue culture sets. Of primary importance: only one sample is ever set up at a time. No other sample is near another until the cultures have been completely set up and labeled. That prevents mixing up two babies by mistake ...Read more

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I am considering a screening sigmoidoscopy over that of a colonoscopy due to more preparation and procedural involvement. No family history. Wise?

I am considering a screening sigmoidoscopy over that of a colonoscopy due to more preparation and procedural involvement. No family history. Wise?

Colonoscopy: I would suggest a colonoscopy if you are able, as it is a more complete screening. If normal you will not need another for 10 years. The sigmoidoscopy only looks at the lower portion of your colon. ...Read more

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What the d&e abortion procedure?

What the d&e abortion procedure?

Dilation/Evacuation: The uterus is emptied via dilation of the cervix and evacuation of its' contents with scraping of the endometrium and/or a suction machine. ...Read more

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My son got 2800 immnoglobin e level what is the medicine or procedure to attain normal. Is there any side effects is this normal please help?

My son got 2800 immnoglobin e level what is the medicine or procedure to attain normal. Is there any side effects is this normal please help?

Allergy?: A high immunoglobulin E level indicate a high tendency to allergy to various factors. Why was the test done? Ordered by whom? If your primary care doctor ordered it but did not explain what it means, please ask for a referral to an allergist. If the specialist ordered it, I'm sure he/she will go over what it means and what needs to be done, depending on his symptoms. ...Read more

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What is the artefill procedure?

What is the artefill procedure?

Permanent filler: Artefill is a dermal filler, like Restylane (dermal fillers) or juvederm. Unlike the other two products, artefill is a permanent filler and cannot be reversed, so it be must used be an experienced injector. There is a small risk of allergic reaction as well, so a skin test is generally needed before the injection can occur. ...Read more

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What's hypnobirthing procedure?

What's hypnobirthing procedure?

Natural Childbirth: A form of natural childbirth involving self-hypnosis, mediataion, deep breathing. Probably best to find local hypno-birthing classes, or check out www. Hypnobirthing. Com. Women report that it helps considerably to reduce pain, stress and anxiety of chidbirth. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is photorejuvention a safe procedure?

Is photorejuvention a safe procedure?

Yes: The term "photorejuvenation" can have many meanings, but generally refers to treating the skin with light energy to achieve improvement. Another similar term is "photofacial".
Typically an intense pulsed light (ipl) type "laser" device is used to reduce red and brown spots and improve fine lines by causing minor inflammation below the skin surface leading to collagen remodelling. ...Read more

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What is the procedure to close an asd?

What is the procedure to close an asd?

There are two: Traditionally an ASD is closed with a surgical procedure. The hole can be sutured primarily or may require a patch to be sewn over the hole. Current surgical advances include the use of a mini sternotomy resulting in a smaller scar on the chest.
Many asds can be closed with a device delivered from the leg through the large veins of the body. The device has a very success rate and leaves no scar. ...Read more

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What is procedure of bankart surgery?

What is procedure of bankart surgery?

Anterior shoulder: It is minimally invasive procedure for anterior dislocation of shoulder. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What is the arteriogram procedure like?

What is the arteriogram procedure like?

Simple: An artery of the leg or the wrist is catheterized and through a catheter, dye is injected in the vascular territory being studies and X ray pictures are taken to visualize the inside of the vessels.
Depending of the vessel being studies this arteriogram (or angiogram) could help define vessels in the heart (coronary), the brain (cerebral), the kidneys (renal) and other vessels ...Read more

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What is an elective surgical procedure?

What is an elective surgical procedure?

Elective: Elective surgery is any operation that is not considered an emergency and thus can be done at the convenience of the patient, surgeon or hospital operating room availability. ...Read more

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What is the arteriogram procedure like?

What is the arteriogram procedure like?

Femoral arteriogram: Read this:
http://www. Medicalhealthtests. Com/articles/699/health-articles/femoral-arteriography. Html

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What is the procedure for an angioplasty?

What is the procedure for an angioplasty?

Balloon in artery: You are probably referring to balloon angioplasty, which refers to inflating a specialized balloon in an artery to open up a blockage. This is usually done "percutaneously"; this means using a small tube which is inserted through a puncture site in the skin. Angioplasty can also be done with an open surgical procedure. In this case, a small "patch" is sewn to the artery to widen it. ...Read more

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Please explain tipps procedure. Benefitts?

Please explain tipps procedure. Benefitts?

TIPS: Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt or (tips) is a procedure in which a shunt is placed between the portal vein and the hepatic vein. This procedure is performed usually through the jugular vein and is helps relieve the portal pressure so the esophageal and stomach bleeding does not occur as readily in patients with advanced liver disease. It is not without potential complications. ...Read more

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What is the procedure "vats" used to treat?

Disease of the chest: Vats stand for video-assisted thoracic surgery or minimally invasive surgery similar to laparoscopic surgery. Through small incisions and usually a high definition camera, many types of procedures can be performed. Such as removing cancer of the lung, esophagus and other chest organs. Removing unwanted fluid around the lung, and performing biopsies of organs in the chest. ...Read more

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What is an encephalography procedure used for?

What is an encephalography procedure used for?

Measure brain waves: An encephalogram or eeg is a device that places electrodes on various parts of your skull to detect brain wave patterns. They are used to help diagnose brain disorders like epilepsy or in sleep studies to analyze sleep patterns. ...Read more

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What is the procedure for morton's neuroma edin?

What is the procedure for morton's neuroma edin?

A method: Of cutting the structures that compress the nerve thru usage of a small camera and knife. ...Read more

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What should I expect from a cystoscopy procedure?

What should I expect from a cystoscopy procedure?

A few things.: Cystoscopies are commonly office procedures. You will be asked to undress, put on a gown, then lie on table or chair. Your groin is prepped with antiseptic solution. A numbing gel may be placed in your urethra. A cystoscope will be placed into the bladder by the urologist; the initial entry is the most uncomfortable part. Irrigating fluid will enter your bladder. You may get an antibiotic. ...Read more

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What is the process of an appendictomy procedure?

What is the process of an appendictomy procedure?

Laparoscopic: Most often it is a general anesthetic and laparoscopic procedure with 1-3 small incisions to remove the appendix. Open surgery sometimes needed if extensive or complicating appendix infection. Sometimes over night stay in the hospital may be indicated. ...Read more

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Are there any risks to the amniocentesis procedure?

Are there any risks to the amniocentesis procedure?

Yes.: As with any procedure, there are risks. Possible complications include direct or indirect fetal injury, rupture of membranes, infection, & miscarriage. Maternal injury and direct injury to the fetus are especially rare. Timing also affects risk-- amniocentesis done before 15 weeks carries a higher risk of complications. Second trimester amniocentesis carries the lowest risk of fetal loss. ...Read more

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What is an ercp procedure?

What is an ercp procedure?

What is an ERCP?: Ercp=endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography. This is an endoscopic test by which a small catheter is inserted into the papilla (opening of pancreatic & bile ducts) from the duodenum, thru which radiographic dye is injected. X-rays are taken to image the bile & pancreatic ducts. The technique permits stone extraction, sphincter enlargement, stent placement, more. ...Read more