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Bard Port Implantable Port
Mostly not: Most port wine stains are birth defects due to unique conditions of fetal development. A few uncommon ones do run in families. But most are isolated and cannot be passed on to the next generation. There is laser treatment which can attenuate them and sometimes practically eliminate them. ...Read more
VP/AICD: Yes.Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends on type: Depends on type of birthmark and laser. YAG lasers can vary slightly on their targets. Birthmarks can be reddish or purple vascular type lesions or pigmented mole type lesions. Vascular lesions seem to do well with my YAG (non-Q) laser and laser pigmented lesions need excision. If you doctor has experience and can show you their photos of similar lesions they have treated should be fine. ...Read more
No: Very unlikely.Get a more detailed answer ›
Which is least invasive of rf procedures for the patient, re: venefit targeted endovenous therapy vs. Vnus closure system for varicose veins?
When CABG, doctor talk that my LAA will ligation. how is the procedure the LAA ligation? With amputation (removal), sewing, or ligation with thread?
Medical Records state, GASTROINTESTINAL PROPHYLAXIS W/PROTON PUMP INHIBITOR & DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS PROPHYLAXIS W/SEQUENTIAL COMPRESSION DEVICE. What does that mean?
Precaution care: It sounds like these are precautions taken to prevent surgical or hospitalization (bedrest) complications due to inactivity and not eating. Stomach acid is reduced with proton pump inhibitor meds and deep vein thrombosis caused by venous stasis prevented with a device that wraps around the calves and squeezes intermittently. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
49422: 49422.Get a more detailed answer ›
No: Infrared cameras record light in the beyond red end of the visible spectrum. Fires, heat lamps and the sun put out far more infrared than such cameras and many of them emit no light at all but only record the image. It is the short wavelength end that is a problem such as uv light. ...Read more
Many people: Yag laser is used to clear hazy vision after cataract surgery. It has also been used in patients with crystalens whose lenses have not been able to provide near vision or have "locked" in a position other than intended. This method has had variable success. Talk to your doctor before having teh procedure. If the lens does not work, it can be replaced only if no yag has been performed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer