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Standardization: With her observations, Virginia Apgar began to build a way to standardize the research on the efforts needed to sustain or support babies in the immediate newborn period.How quickly and how much effort (stimulation, heart compression,breathing assistance) was required to save babies. It also quickly became the guide for all practitioners to guide their efforts during this event. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Generally it is: Called atherosclerosis or arteriosclerosis( depending on the size of the artery involved ) . It is usually caused by accumulation of cholesterol crystals and inflammatory cell and their products . The treatment is usually ant inflammatory medication and anti cholesterol medication . For detail understating talk to your doc. ...Read more
Intestinal vein clot: This is a clot in the main vein draining the intestines. Unfortunately, it is rarely diagnosed early enough to prevent catastrophic injury to that portion of the bowel that is drained by this vein. Hereditary clotting disorders, low-flow states, and dehydration with advancing age are the main causes of this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Brachy = short: Brachy is the word root for short, dactyly is the word root for digits. The term brachydactyly refers to conditions where the individual parts of the fingers or toes is shortened relative to standard. It can be genetically determined or occur in conditions such as down syndrome. ...Read more
Apgar's score: The Apgar's score is a way to evaluate effective resuscitation of newborns, based on it asphyxiated (depressed) neonates are diagnosed for many years and most recently for last few years, it has been used with other tools to identify those who are candidates for hypothermia treatment to prevent further brain injury. ...Read more
Cavity and neuralgia: Neuralgia-inducing cavitational osteonecrosis , refers to presence of cavitations in jaw bones (mandible and/or maxilla) in conjunction with chronic facial neuralgia. The concept implies direct and causal relationship between the bone pathology (cavitations) and pain itself. Pain in this setting is commonly described as atypical facial neuralgia and is chronic in nature. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies: Depends on your condition going in and the type of surgery performed, but assume 4-6 weeks for complete recovery. ...Read more
Rare!: Endarterectomy is not commonly performed during coronary artery bypass grafting; but in the strict sense of it, it is the removal of the plaque and really part of the inside wall of the artery during the operation. This by the way, is the common way of clearing the carotid arteries (arteries in the neck). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Briefly,: Vascular surgery is a medical discipline that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and problems of the arterial, venous and lymphatic systems, exclusive of the heart. Interventional treatment can be both surgical and non-surgical (i.e. Catheter based and minimally invasive) and as such, make vascular surgeons uniquely qualified to provide unbiased recommendations for patients. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Immunosuppressives: Serpiginous choroidits is an autoimmune condition that affects the critical layer under the retina but can rarely be caused by an infection so treatment depends on the cause. Most patients though are treated with drugs that suppress the immune system like prednisone, methotrexate, Mycophenolate Mofetil and cyclosporine. Newer meds include Remicade (infliximab) and humira. Treatment can be life long. ...Read more
Chest thump: Chest thump followed by compressions.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is there any type of injection prescription 2 treat inverted nipples? Surgery? Thanks. Peter m ihle md, facs, orthopedics.
Yes: Inverted nipples can be treated surgically, as long as there is an actual nipple which is inverted. Nipples that are small and flat and are not inverted cannot be fixed in this manner. If you can stimulate the nipple to come out, surgery can help. In severe cases of inversion it can be difficult to tell how much nipple is there. The biggest problem with inverted nipple repair is recurrence. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Who (orthopedic surgeons or podiatrist) does vascularized bone grafts for osteonecrosis of the talus-in denver, chicago, st. Louis or kansas areas?
Ankle Specialist: I would check with the medical schools in each of the cities. Chicago and st. Louis have multiple medical schools. In the orthopedic department look for the doctor listed as foot and ankle. This at least means that he or she is fellowship trained ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer