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Distal Dvt Treatment
Can, partially occlusive chronic thrombosis of lef saphenous in the calf and small saphenous vein proximal and mid calf, cause deep vein thrombosis?
Deep vein thrombosis means a blood clot in the deeper veins of the affected extremity. The deeper veins of the major functional veins that returned blood flow back towards the heart. Having a blood clot in a deep vein is a serious issue and needs to be treated with anticoagulation therapy to prevent the possibility of a blood clot traveling ...Read more
Is cutting thru ankle extensor retinaculum standard procedure for extending leg fasciotomy for repeat compartment syndrome? What are consequences?
Result: swelling, tendon instability, some time weakness due to lose of pulley effect ...Read more
Report says:partially occlusive chronic thrombosis of lef saphenous in the calf and small saphenous vein proximal and mid calf. Please explain?Thanks.
Result of venous duplex scan for dvt. Evidence of peroneal veins with partially occlusive non acute dvt. Evidence of recanalisation and both paired veins are patent and small due to the DVT present?
Mri, mild joint efusion seen, thickning lateral colateral legamnt sugest tendinosis, bone edema involve femora condyle n tibial plateu further treatment?
Depends: Surgical treatment is usually reserved for massive pulmonary embolism (pe) or in chronic pe cases. In most instances DVT and pe are treated with clot dissolving drugs (thrombolysis) and blood thinners (anticoagulation). Sometimes DVT is treated "invasively" by an interventional radiologist to help direct the therapy to the clot directly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Local care.: Superficial phlebitis is a clot in a superficial vein. It is treated by local care with heat and nsaids. If the superficial thrombophlebitis is in the vicinity of a deep vein such as the saphenous vein near the groin, the treatment may require more than nsaids and heat. You should see a vein specialist for evaluation and recommendations for treatment. ...Read more
Score a 3 on Wells Test: (1) Polycythemia Vera; Unilateral calf swelling; Superficial unilateral vein. + Crohns. D-dimer negative. Venogram warranted?
Extension and Bleed: Medications are used to prevent propagation of the clot to more extensive areas of the cerebral venous system. Studies indicate a tendency toward better outcome in patients treated with anticoagulant therapy than in those who are not treated with anticoagulants. In einhaupl's study, even patients with cerebral hemorrhage appeared to benefit from anticoagulation. Risks are for hemorrhage or stroke. ...Read more
31 yr-old with right wrist fracture via injury Oct. 2015. ORIF & median nerve decompressed. January xray: collapse of distal radial reduction.....?
Unfortunate: If the reduction has been lost, unfortunately you are probably going to need further surgery to get the fracture back in anatomical alignment. The danger in not doing this will be to develop post traumatic arthritis and a poor outcome. You might want to consider a second opinion from a hand specialist before proceeding with a second surgery if it can be obtained quickly. ...Read moreSee 8 more doctor answers
Depends: A bone bruise, as opposed to a bone fracture, does not need to be put in a cast in the sense of protection from displacement. But a cast can be useful to control swelling, potentially help with pain, and may make the hand more functional while you are recovering. I certainly would discuss with your doctor the different options for immobilization that are available. ...Read more
Long-term pain and swelling 5-years post-op orif for proximal humeral fracture. Pain on 180 deg rom. How to manage?
REST: Apply ice try and rest, it will take a little time for the bruised bone to improve. Hematoma may have to be drained. ...Read more
Chronic radial artery occlusion. Pain in hand arterial doppler shows interosseos artery enlarged. Ulnar artery responsbile for profusion. Advice?
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