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Can Laser Ablation Cause Extra Scar Tissue In The Womb
The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more
40 yoa female. 10-14 mm thickened uterus. Balloon abalation in 2002. Uterus filled with scar tissue, unable to get biopsy. Pt wants to avoid hyster.?
Not enough info: I'm assuming there is concern regarding the thickened uterus but we don't know enough about things like risk factors. This is too complicated for a 400 character answer. She needs a tissue diagnosis one way or another. See a good gynecologist and don't waste time on a site like this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nevi laser ablation & subsequent biopsy of nevi if not removed completely cause pathology incorrectly appear atypical due to ablation.Is this logical?
Forgive my frankness: For some reason, you are doubting the diagnosis of an atypical nevus because it had been lasered previously. As a pathologist, I would never make that mistake -- t would be a howler. Previous lasering won't produce the distinctive atypical nevus changes. Get two other pathologists to sign the nevus out with your full history -- two opinions are good on any questionable pigmented lesion. ...Read more
If you are asking: as a possible type of tumor resection, the laser will still destroy normal brain tissue but it is normally done to spare as much brain tissue as possible by being accurate. However, there is no way to remove a brain tumor that doesn't have some affect on surrounding brain tissue. ...Read more
Could laser ablation of the cervix cause toxic shock syndrome? Would a sunburn like rash on the hips be indicative of tss?
Possible?: It's theoretically possible but i haven't heard of any such cases and wasn't able to find any case reports. A flat rash on some part of the body can be seen with tss but it's not common. If you're not feeling well and suspect you may have tss, it's best to go to an emergency room immediately. ...Read more
Hi,I would like to know why laser ablation has similar seizurefreedom to standard surgery.what's are the rates of both operations.I have epilepsy.
Variable outcomes: Epilepsy surgery in general works best with a focal lesion, especially involving temporal lobe area. When you mention laser, you describe a surgical technique which is used in conjunction with other tools, and efficacy outcomes are typically similar, but since cases vary, approach may be different based on patient's lesion character. ...Read more
Vein Specialist: Although many physicians can perform sclerotherapy and endovenous laser ablation, a vein specialist who is certified by the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine is considered an expert in the field. Physicians who have passed this exam are recognized as Diplomates in the field of Phlebology (Vein Treatment). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers