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Endoscopic Pregnancy Symptoms
Biopsy findings are chronic. Your symptoms are out of proportion to the endoscopic diagnosis. This is in regards to my gastritis. What does this mean?
It means: That the person who wrote this either wants to "reassure" you (the kindest interpretation) or thinks you are magnifying your symptoms (need some anti-anxiety medication etc etc) Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Possibly: Endoscopic sinus surgery can definitely provide definitive relief to many patients who suffer from recurrent sinus infections and chronic sinusitis. This decision will ultimately depend on a discussion between your ENT surgeon and you after examining you and reviewing a sinus ct scan. For more information on this visit www. Socalsinus. Com. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It should not: The peg tube should be placed in the stomach and should not cause respiratoyr symptoms. The placement of the tube can be checked to insure that it is in good postion in the stomach and an chest xray can insure that there is no pneumonia. It is important to be sure to avoid overfilling the stomach with food or liquid from the tube as this could lead to vomiting and possible aspiration. ...Read more
Carpal tunnel over the years I have slowly built wrist pain that I'm assuming is carpal tunnel. I have heard from some friends about endoscopic carpal tunnel release surgery as a great way to help alleviate the symptoms. Can someone help explain what this
Minimally invasive.: Endoscopic carpal tunnel release (ectr) is a minimally inasive technique for releasing the carpal ligament. I use the microaire system in my practice which allows for a much smaller scar that is well hidden in the transverse wrist crease. I have patients who have had an open procedure on one side with an endoscopic release on the other hand who report kess pain and faster recovery as well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had invasive test Endoscopic Ultrasound to elevate pancreas. Asymptotic b4, now feel nauseous after meals & have sometimes diarrhea. No pain. Symptom from EUS? I regret taking it!
36 year old with cholestasis of pregnancy during 2nd pregnancy. 6 months after delivery liver enzymes were still elevated, but GB been removed.....?
Unexplained weight loss: Assessment and Plan: 36 yo woman G2P2 with PMH sig for intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy, cholecystitis, s/p cholycystecomy presents with unexplained weight loss, elevated transaminases of unknown level >6 mo, polyarthralgia, fatigue, nausea, and dysmenorrhea. You need to be referred to multiple specialists for evaluation of your medical problems. 1. Gastroenterology/Hepatology- CT/MRI scan of liver indicated, repeat ERCP if indicated. Consider liver biopsy since liver enzymes elevated >6 months. Evaluate all meds, alcohol use, family history of hemochromatosis, NASH. Serology for TSH, Iron, Ferritin, TIBC, alpha-1 antitrypsin, liver function, Hepatitis serologies, ANA, H. Pylori test, and other labs as indicated. 2. OB/GYN- Your painful periods/ dysmenorrhea can be best evaluated by a OB/GYN specialist. 3. Internal Medicine-workup other causes wt. Loss, fatigue, joint pain based on med history/ meds. These referrals should be a good start. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 9 more doctor answers
Small incision lift: A brow lift that is done with an endoscope will do the same procedure that is normally done with a large incision across the top of the scalp. There are small incisions that are used behind the hairline and they will preserve the sensory nerves to the top of the scalp. The endoscopic brow lift will raise the height of the brows and decrease the wrinkles in the forehead. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
No incisions: Similar to a nissen, it wraps the stomach around the distal esophagus but only for approximately 240degrees (not the typical 360) and it is done inside the stomach through use of an endoscopic and not from the outside requiring incisions. Not everyone is a candidate for a tif so speak with a qualified surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Type brain surgery: The fluid taht flows around and inside the brain is called cerebral spinal fluid (csf). Sometimes there can be an obstruction of the fluid. It can build up pressure inside the brain called hydrocephalus. This is a minimally invasive surgery which can decompress the fluid and allow it to flow back into the proper space. It can be done in a subset of patients. A neurosurgeon can explain it better. ...Read more
Depends: It depends upon who is performing the procedure. It is a minimally invasive way of performing a cervical discectomy. A traditional anterior cervical discectomy or even a posterior discectomy are both very well tolerated operations even when not done endoscopically. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No, it is unusual.: Presumably, from the question, there is some disorder of the upper gastrointestinal tract. An upper GI series shows x-rays of the swallowing structures, stomach, beginning of small intestine. Upper endoscopy is passing a tube with a camera and seeing down to stomach, duodenum. If that tube can go into bile and pancreas ducts, ercp. If can also do ultrasound, it is endoscopic ultrasound (eus). ...Read more
Endo = inside: Ultrasound=sonogram=using sound waves to form a picture. Endo=inside, thus endoscopic ultrasound means performing an ultrasound from the inside, typically your stomach/gut, vagina, or even inside blood vessel, using an endoscope. It is a fascinating procedure. Have fun learning. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Procedure: Endoscopic resection/ablation refers to procedures done through the mouth or rectum, using endoscopes to remove a lesion that may be pre-malignant or in very early phase malignancy. These lesions are confined to the lining of the esophagus or colon - the lining is removed (resection) or burned (ablated), in order to allow for normal lining to heal the defect and should be done only by specialists. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer