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Unknown: BCIS is currently being researched. It is not my area of expertise. It is not clear what it is or if there is a syndrome. (see second article) Check out: http://bja.oxfordjournals.org/content/102/1/12.full and http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00402-011-1436-9 ...Read more
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
Bone cement: there are patch tests that can be done with samples of bone cement to determine if you are allergic. see an allergist and get samples from your surgeon. There are several studies on the subject and bone cement allergy has been reported. ...Read more
Overall shock.: when it was found that 1) cement in hip replacement doubled the death rate and 2) some people seemed like they had shock/sepsis but didn't have any cause, this was investigated and inflammation associated with teh cement was found. Immune reaction or blood clots are theorized. http://bja.oxfordjournals.org/content/102/1/12.full ...Read more
Having a custom knee for total knee joint replacement because of bone cement and nickel allergies. Customary to pay hospital in advance for prosthe?
No: Custom total knees are not generally performed, but rather custom cutting jigs are occasionally used to reduce the number of steps in the or. If you have a severe nickel allergy, most larger companies make a femoral component out of titanium (which is essentially nickel-free), rather than the traditional cobalt chrome alloys. The cost is about the same and would be covered by your insurance. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hi, I fell off a chair onto the cement about a week ago and have a small bruise on my forehead, right at the hairline on. The right side. My concern is that I also have a small hard as bone lump on my chin/jaw bone on the right side. It he way I fell it
I have to choose between a cemented implant crown or a screw retained one. Cement under gum = boils and bone loss. Screw type is more money. How much?
Screw if possible: Even if you have a cemented crown, there will be no cement under the gumline... it will all be removed at the time of cementation. Can't imagine why a screw retained crown is more expensive, unless the restorative dentist is using a prefabricated post and the lab is charging him/her for a routine crown. Since I have everything custom made on implants, I charge the same. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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