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Histussin D Iii Medication
Our two different radiologists disagree about Folfox vs. CapeOx for stage III-B CRC for a 30-year-old female. We already know about both drugs and their doses, but we can't decide on which drug to use!
Convenience, side fx: Capecitabine causes more diarrhea and can make hands and feet very sore, but you avoid the need for a pump at home which may allowore freedom. The efficacy is equivalent so it depends on what is more important to you. ...Read more
Years: That is a billion dollar question and also equally that expensive to release the drug. Safety and effectiveness is tested in phase iii for fda approval to go for phase IV to public rx may take long time, some times years and some times never drug disappears. Public safety is essential, look what happened to thalidamide, a tragedy. ...Read more
I had an EUS on 2/16/15 for upper gastric I rec'd ASA III or IV which meant that add. Anesthesia was rec'd. Can u have upper respir prob from this?
Most are rare: Mitochondrial complex iii deficiency means defect in the third "complex" (structural unit) of the mitochondrial respiratory chain (chain of protein units that produces energy for our cells). All forms of complex iii deficiencies are rare. United mitochondrial foundation has excellent information on various types of mitochondrial diseases, including complex iii: http://bit. Ly/1meless. ...Read more
No: CAP can be treated with antibiotics in most cases with resolution of CAP. COPD is chronic obstructive disease mostly associated with smoking or genetic abnormality. People with COPD are at higher risk of developing CAP ...Read more
Knee cap wear & tear:
Chondromalacia refers to wearing away of the thin layer of cartilage that lines the ends of the bones in a joint. Hyaline cartilage is a highly specialized material that is 100x slicker than wet ice on wet ice! Hyaline cartilage is only about 5mm thick in most joints, and it can wear away as we age.
Most times when we use the term chondromalacia patella, it refers to a pain syndrome of the knee cap, or patellofemoral pain syndrome. It's usually best treated with pt to strengthen hip flexors. A good home exercise program can be seen here http://nycsportsmed. Com/knee-foot-and-ankle. Html. ...Read more
See below: Think you might need to rephrase your questions. The heart has 4 chambers. Upper chamber are the atria, lower chambers are the ventricles. Blood flows thru valves from atria to ventricles. In the right side is tricuspid, in the left the mitral. Then the right ventricle send blood thru the pulmonic valve to lungs. And LV to aorta via aortic valve. Flow fwd or backward can cause murmurs. ...Read more
I'm not sure how this substance is connect to medical or dental needs, but here's a place for you to start reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iron(III)_fluoride ...Read more
Astrocytoma: It depends. Ask your oncologist. Get asap if you don't have one. Sometimes they respond to new chemotherpay agents. Some are resectable, some respond to radiation. ...Read more
Diagnostic procedure: For older cardiologists like me physical exam after history often tells us what the cause and relative severity of the systolic murmurs is. The first test we generally order specific to the 'murmur' is the echocardiogram, this generally gives a very good indication of the valve problem and its severity. If necessary we might go on to other testing such as cardiac catheterization. ...Read more
I was wondering what are the chances of recovery for a patient affected by astrocytoma grade iii?
Depends on location: If your question is whether the patient may recover from the symptoms of the tumor, it depends on the size, the location, the extent of surgery and the response to chemotherapy/radiation therapy. If your question is whether the person will ever be cured of the tumor, that is unlikely. You can hope for long term remission(5-10 years)and the possibility of new therapies that are on the horizon. ...Read more
I was diagnosed as having stage III endometriosis at the time of laparoscopy. What does this mean?
If you're preparing a class III and v cavity on a tooth, can you isolate the tooth with a rubber dam sheet?
Of course: For class III or class V restorations the teeth to be restored need to be isolated for better outcome. ...Read more
Help please! When preparing a class III and v cavity on a tooth, can you isolate the tooth with a rubber dam sheet?
Can you tell me when preparing a class III and v cavity on a tooth, can you isolate the tooth with a rubber dam sheet?
Rubber dams: Yes, in almost all cases, a rubber dam can and would be the best way to isolate a tooth for preparation and placement of fillings. Some dentists do this routinely while most do not. ...Read more
I understand V1-V6 are placed on chest. Now out of 4 limb leads which one's produce I, II, III, AVr, AVl, avf? Pls explain. Thanks in advance
Bipolar leads: The limb leads are bipolar leads. Lead I is bipolar using left arm and right arm, it is not based on a single limb lead but more like and arrow with a leading edge and trailing edge. The same goes for the other limb leads using different combinations of arm (r or l) and leg (r or l) etc. hope this helps. ...Read more
I have had bouts of dysplasia and CIN III in the past. Standard pap testing has changed to 3 years. Given history should I still get annual checks?
Can a pilonidal cyst cause or affect constipation? I've been constipated for 2 months. Based on Rome III I think I'd be diagnosed as constipated.
Littman: Stethescopes.Get a more detailed answer ›
C3 deficiency: Inherited deficiencies of complement components predispose patients to bacterial infections and autoimmune disorders. C3 deficiency results in severe, recurrent infections with encapsulated bacteria that begin shortly after birth. Patients with C3 deficiency are especially prone to infections with pneumococcus and h. Influenza. ...Read more