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Do Nerves Really Grow Back How Would A Nerve Implant Or Transplant Work
Yes: Nerves that are reconnected grow together very slowly. In vca transplants (vascularized composite allografts) i.e. Hand transplants. The nerves are spliced with micro-surgical techniques and they take months to heal. Real function only returns with therapy and time. ...Read more
In medicine: a transfer from one body or body part to another of an organ (liver, heart, lung, kidney, pancreas bowel) or tissue (hand, face, hair). The immune system fights foreign invaders (like infections) so it will reject transplants from other people (allotransplants) because they look like infections. So transplants usually require drugs to ...Read more
Minimally: The increase in risk is typically just the increase in risk of having a second procedure/cataract surgery which is minimal. If there is any significant cataract it usually makes more sense to take care of it while you are there rather than having to do it at a later time where it can compromise your transplant. There is a greater chance of a higher post-operative glasses rx with combined surgeries. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had a kidney transplant 7yrs ago. Thank god kidney is stable and working great. Problem is I have a few broken teeth & need implants... Safe?
Consultation with MD: Your implant surgeon and transplant surgeon and general physician need to consult and evaluate your ability to tolerate surgery as well as the status of your immune system. A complete evaluation of your health status, including blood work, will be needed. Most likely, you should be able to have dental implants placed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is there any promising treatment expected in near future to improve vision in foveal hypoplasia(stem cell, transplant, implant etc) patients?
If i get a hair transplant from my beard to scalp, will my beard grow back? I ideally would like my beard to grow back
No beard to scalp : The beard and scalp have completely different types of hair, and beard hair is not suitable for the scalp. Also, scars are left in the hair donor site. Even if the beard was a suitable donor site, you would not want to have these scars on the face. Donor hair should be taken from the back of the head where the hair density is sufficient. I use the Neograft technique, which leaves no linear scars. ...Read more
My barber cut some of my transplanted hair bald five months ago, how long will it take for my transplanted hair to grow back?
Same time: If the hairs a alive, they will grow back along with the rest of your own hair. ...Read more
I'm going to the dermatologist tomorrow to see what I can do to grow back my eyebrows . What are options he'll give me ? Other than hair transplant
I'm 30 years of age and still have four baby teeth left and one of them is about to fall off. So do i need a implant or will it grow back?
Retained baby teeth: In all likelihood, there are no permanent teeth to replace your baby teeth, although it is possible one or more of them are impacted and may never erupt anyway. Radiographs can determine all of this. It is usually best to replace missing teeth with implant retained crowns. You should consult with a qualified dentist in your area to evaluate and discuss your treatment options. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
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