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How Bad Is Bone Lengthening Surgery For You
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
Ulnar shortening: It takes approximately 8-12 weeks for the surgery to heal. ...Read more
What is the expected recovery time for a crown lengthening? I have some teeth that are really worn down, and crown lengthening has been recommended as an option. It seems like a painful procedure though, and i'm wondering how long it might take for me to
The : The recovery time of crown lengthening procedures are directly related to: the general blood condition of the patient such as prothrombin time. General oral health of the patient if periodontitis is present. If the patient is a smoker. And how much tooth structure was expose, meaning the amount of bone reduction exerted. This are the main factors influencing the healing time, and the waiting time is generally 2 to 3 weeks under good conditions. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Quite Painful : It is quite painful and can cause disturbances in your ability to walk for a while. It's also necessary to stay in the hospital for at least a day following surgery. The good thing is that it is almost never necessary any more. If you would like a referral, i know a brilliant implant surgeon in your city who can help you or at least do a second opinion. His consultations are free for implants! ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Doctors told that I have to undergo for a surgery for surgical correct ion of long bone fracture My qstn is after accident in how much time It will do?
I'm confused!: I don't quite understand your question. But if you are wondering when to get the surgery, discuss the best timing with your doctor. If you are wondering about how long it takes to recover, again that question is best asked by your doctor, who knows how serious your injury is and will have a better idea after the surgery is done, because he will have seen the extent of the damage. ...Read more
Many centers: The ilizarov technique for leg lengthening was brought to the us in 1987 by victor frankel , M.D. Hospital for joint diseases (new york university) the procedure has been performed there the longest..It is a technique that is well established and can be performed by experts in most university orthopedic settings. ...Read more
Why is ankle fusion performed if it is not related to ankle arthritis? What are the main reasons? Recovery time? How long are you in a cast?
Ankle pain: Pain in the ankle, secondary to cartilage deterioration (arthritis) develops with motion. If you eliminate the motion in the joint, pain will no longer be present. The downside is no ankle motion. A cast with either screws or frame is used for a period of approximately 8 weeks. At approximately the 8th week, weight bearing is encouraged if the bone is showing evidence of healing (x-rays). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is bilateral femoral shortening a procedure still done to reduce height? if it is how do you go about getting to have the procedure done?
Not likely: Do not do! Grow and enjoy and be successful at many of life's sports and activities. ...Read more
Would a LANAP procedure be good for fixing dental bone loss in early periodontitis? Pain doesn't matter, I just want the bone level normal/healthy.
LANAP Case selection: LANAP protocol results are much more predictable in terms of bone regeneration and tissue attachment. Laser treatment is a great option for many periodontal patients; however, it may not be suited for all cases. The case selection is the key to a successful treatment. ...Read more
Depends: Your previous health status, personality & attitude will all have an effect.Recovery will be about 6 -8wks & if successful obviously all your initial symptoms should improve. ...Read more
What is the surgery to fix TMJ like? I've been told that to fix my tmj, i'm going to need surgery. What is that procedure usually like? How long is the recovery time?
What do you advise if I'm having surgery to remove bone spurs from my shoulder how long will the surgery last?
Fat graft TMJ : The dermis fat graft TMJ surgery is a safe and effective procedure in the management of TMJ ankylosis. There is not enough scientific data is available, but procedure prevents re-ankylosis especially in children. For more information discuss details with your surgeon before signing inform consent. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
3-4 months: Overall, until you are back to full unrestricted activity it will be about 3-4 months. Typically if the bone is cut to fix your hallux valgus, it will take 8-12 weeks for the bone to fully heal. There are many different types of correction they all involve cutting bone and moving it, or fusing them together to achieve appropriate correction. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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