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Hemophilia And Surgery
What to do along with Factor VIII for severe hemarthrosis along with large joint effusion of knee in patient with Hemophilia A?
Xfusion with factor-: -Vlll, then aspiration of the joint. Chronic hemarthrosis destroys the articular cartilages. It consumes O2, & does not allow it 2 B nourished. Cartilages only O2 comes from the joint fluid, but it's not available since the inflammatory reaction 2 the blood consumes it ...Read more
an Allograft acL reconstruction what ares the risk of getting Hepatitis and HIV and what precautions do surgeons do after this surgery e.g medication?
Before surgery: The tissue used to repair ACL is preserved before use. The donor is tested for HIV, hepatitis and other communicable agents and the tissue is not used if the tests are positive. Treatment for these infections in not given after using the tissue due to the vanishingly small risk. ...Read more
Protein,vit&minerals: Surgery is a significant stress on the body and recovering from surgery requires the body to have adequate protein, vitamins, minerals and essential oils. It is best to have good body stores prior to surgery.After surgery particular nutrients may speed recovery.I advise a well-rounded high-quality multivit./mineral supplement with additional vit. C (2000 mg 2x/day) & zinc (30-50mg/day) see comment:. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Having laser surgery to repair lattice degeneration. What is the recovery time and or limitations afterwards?
Shoulder Specialist: The difficulty with reading about a procedure is that there is no way to know whether this is the correct option for you personally. Also, the results of any procedure are almost entirely dependent on the skill level and experience of the surgeon doing the procedure so find a surgeon with great experience doing all types of shoulder replacements: http://theshouldercenter.Com/shoulder-replacement. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What advanced in dupetryens contracture hand surgery?
If patient had surgery twice with recurrence of the cord what options are out there?
Dupuytrens disease: If recurrent can be resected again, but care must be taken to make sure that the scar is not the culprit as well as recurrent disease. that the patient followed the appropriate post operative protocol and that nn compliance was not a reason for failure. The time frame for recurrence is vital to understand as well as if arthritis is present. see below in comments and ill finish ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What's the recovery period from ACL reconstruction surgery? What are the tradeoffs in getting that surgery vs living with torn acl?
Depends : On the amount of tissue needed to get clean margins, but on average a pretty smooth recovery with easily controlled pain. Many times can be done with local anesthesia so talk to your doctor about their surgical plan and expectations. ...Read more
Possibly.: If there is no associated diabetic retinopathy, signs of bleeding or leaking in the retinal layer, then proceeding with cataract surgery is advisable. Our research showed that cataract surgery in patients with diabetic retinopathy were at higher risk for retinal swelling(macular edema) and progression of their retinopathy. Get checked/treated for retinopathy before cataract surgery. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Talk to your doctor: Your surgeon should have a discussion of risks with you. Your individual risk will be influenced by the severity of your condition and overall health. Risks include nerve and blood vessel injury, compartment syndrome, infection, bleeding, wound problems, failure of bones to heal, implant failure, residual deformity, new or continued pain, and the risks associated with anesthesia. ...Read more
What is the prognosis for skin cancer on chest? Very large section cut out with reconstructive surgery done and pre-oral cancer ?
How long does it take to recover from plastic surgery? For a nose job, and jaw reduction? Are there risk factors?
Recovery: In general terms 3 to 6 months. But each case is individual. So best to ask your chosen surgeon the recovery & risks factors in YOUR case... ...Read more
Infection & healing: First know that patients with diabetes can successfully undergo routine dentoalveolar surgery without complication with the right precautions. Secondly risk factors will depend on the severity of your diabetes and ability to keep it controlled. Your surgeon may ask you about blood glucose levels or recent blood work to check your hba1c level. For controlled cases, this is not usually needed though. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on type: The recovery depends on the kind of ligament surgery you had. In general the first month after you are in a boot or cast to allow healing to occur. You will progress to a brace, your dr. May start out with simple home exercises first. Formal physical therapy is typically 1-3 months depending on the progress. Full recovery takes 6-12 months. Don't forget to ice and elevate! ...Read more