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Bone Infarction Treatment
Here are my thoughts: Placental infarcts, if they occur in an ongoing pregnancy, would lead me to have concern for the well being of the fetus. So addressing the underlying disease that caused the infarcts is important. In addition testing of the fetus for its well being should occur. I might also treat the mom so that the fetus received the best placental function possible, examples: rest, hydration & possibly oxygen. ...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
Delay=bad: The longer the delay, the higher the incidence of death. Hence the expression, "time is myocardium". ...Read more
My father had recently diagnosed by chronic lacuna infarction in capsule ganglion region and bilateral Corona radiata. Please suggest me the treatment?
Explanation: Your father need to discuss his treatment with doctor, who know his clinical condition, age and other medical problems. It's important to know all picture. Explain this to your father. Sometimes parents do not want share their medical problems with children or other relatives. And doctor must follow their instructions. ...Read more
Nothing: If caught early, thrombolytics (clot dissolving agents) can be instilled. But once infrarction has occurred it is too late for thrombolytics. ...Read more
Friend has had cerebellar infarction, MRI is: pundate hyperintense area in bilateral inf. Cereblr region, hypointense on t1, hyperintense on t2, retriction on div I s/o aorta enfarct. Best treatment?
Two things:: First and foremost, control the underlying contributing factors to the strokes, ie: the high blood pressure or cholesterol or smoking, etc. Secondly is to treat the dementia by increasing acetylcholine in the brain with aricept, etc and to decrease glutamate with namenda (memantine). ...Read more
Stroke is: The cause of multi-infarct dementia. Management is to prevent other strokes from occurring. See doctor regularly to keep blood pressure, cholesterol and diabetes (if you have it) under good control. If abnormal heart rhythm (atrial fibrillation) is present, then would need blood thinner to prevent blood clots in heart which can lead to stroke. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
70 year old woman, diabetic and hypertension. Implications of Acute Lacunar Infarct in left thalmus. What does it signify and what is the treatment.
What is the treatment for cerebral infarct with reportedly 80% brain dead and what is the chance for survival and recovery of consciousness?
MRI shows chronic infarct right cerebellar hemisphere and inferior vermis with internal hemorragic areas. TREATMENT & PROGNOS? TIME F COMPLT RECOVERY?
Depends upon cause: A cerebellar infarct in someone of your age would likely be due to an embolic cause. Considerations include vertebral dissection, valvular heart disease, or hypercoagulable state. The treatment is different in each case. As far as recovery, the human brain is quite plastic and will continue to improve as long as you stimulate it. In cerebellar disease special attention is paid to balance. ...Read more
My mom was diagonised of acute infarct in the pons, she can neither sit, walk, talk nor swallow well. What treatment can she have?
Bad news: Pons is a very critical part of the brain that keeps us mobile and functional. Infarction (usually due to a stroke) means a severe damage (near dead brain cells) which rarely recovers leaving a person like brain dead. Unfortunately there is no good treatment for it. Palliative care (home hospice) is all that one can do in order to keep her comfortable. ...Read more
Please tell the treatment of " chronic infarct in left periventricular white matter in frontal region with age related gross diffuse cerebral atrophy"?
Would an infection of mastoid/ temperol bone-posterior show on a CT scan of the head? Is it possible to mistake it for an old infarction?
When the blood supply of a tissue is compromised by whatever mechanism, the tissue will stop working and if blood flow is not restored, the tissue will eventually die ("infarct", both verb and noun). The clinical picture that runs with development of an infarct ("heart attack"; ...Read more
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