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Hematoma After Angiogram
Unlikely in young: In a young person, it is unlikely. In an older person (>80 years), the patient may have a chronic subdural hematoma. As we get older, the brain "shrinks". There is more potential space between the brain and the dura. Thus, small, often times unnoticed bumps on the head can tear the bridging vessels, thus leading to the sdh. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Shin hematome: Sorry about your injury of shin hematoma. Please apply mild compression with such as an elastic banding and apply ice to the injured area 2-3 times a day. Under no circumstances puncture the hematoma. If there is an open wouond, antibiotics may be required both oral and topical as determined by your doctor. ...Read more
2 weeks after outpatient orthoscopic surgery for medial meniscus tear should I still be concerned about blood clots? Can CT scan show clot?
Usually not unless..: Arthroscopic knee meniscectomy surgery is a relatively quick, benign procedure. It is performed at times with a tourniquet. Blood clots rarely occur after it. Some people have predisposing factors (smokers on birth control bills, clotting disorders). Keeping the leg active can prevent it as well as taking baby aspirin. Ultrasound evaluation is best for diagnosing a clot. If concerned c your doc. ...Read more
Yes: Usually for re-stenosis most surgeon will perform stenting if indicated instead of redo surgery although no true benefit of stenting over surgery in these cases. In acute sitting , yes stenting is being done to repair a post carotid surgery flap or dissection. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
An abscess develops after a femoral artery embolectomy. Incision and drainage is done. How long should it drain before debridement?
Had CT brain angio mon. Aneurysm is 6m not 8m as MRI indicated. I need a heart CT angio before surgery is this ok so soon after brain ct?
Probably ok: Ct angiogram measurement of a brain aneurysm is more accurate than measurement on mri. Regarding having a heart ct angio after a recent head angio, you should be safe if heart ct angio is done 2 days after the head ct angio and if you have normal kidney functions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
CTA: CTA is noninvasive, the only issue is Kidney function, CTA need a decent dye load, if your kidney is stable post CTA, most patient can resume daily activity right away.This is based on the assumption, you only had a CTA and no intervention was done. If an intervention is done, you should D/W your MD. ...Read more
Yes: A collapsed lung (pneumothorax) is due to an air leak from the inside of the lung through the covering of the lung, out into the space between the lung and the ribs. The site of the leak has some damage, which will heal itself. The cause of the damage can recur, or the healing may not be strong enough, so a repeat leak can happen. It is not possible to predict if or when the lung will leak again. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How much blood from the entrance/wound area shouldbe expected 24 hours after stereotatic brain biopsy (ct immediately after was clear)?
Pain in groin, lower right side after non ruptured aneurysm surgery. Had 2 angiograms. No hematoma or pseudoaneurysm. Why pain?
No : Please call your surgeons office immediately and schedule an evaluation. If there is a large swelling or if you feel lightheaded, weak, or if your heart rate is elevated there could potentially be postoperative bleeding and in that case if suspected you need emergency evaluation asap. ...Read more
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I had a large saddle pulmonary embolism 3 months ago & still breathless dr sendin me for a myocardial perfusion scan will this show if clot has gone ?
I have to have an angiogram post cerebral aneurysm coiling 8 months ago. Routine check. Is angiogram a risky procedure. Im having mine under ga?
Low risk: All risk factors must be considered. Heart, lung, kidney, diabetes and medications. Allergies small, puncture of artery and catheter passed to inject the radio opaque dye. Ask about ct angio or MRI as followup? Perhaps thought is to do more coils? Ask why general anes? Most are local with some sedatives. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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