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How difficult is the cordocentesis procedure?

How difficult is the cordocentesis procedure?

Pericardiocentesis: Pericardiocentesis is removal of fluid from the sack surrounding the heart and is quite easy. Ultrasound is usually used to localize the sack around the heart and a long needle is inserted below the breast bone and through the outer layer around the heart, fluid is then removed to relieve pressure around the heart . It takes only a few minutes. ...Read more

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Are there any side effects to a cordocentesis procedure? How does the procedure work?

Are there any side effects to a cordocentesis procedure?  How does the procedure work?

Cordocentesis carrie: Miscarriage. Cordocentesis carries about a 2 in 100 risk of miscarriage. Bleeding. .Slowing of the baby's heart rate..Infection.Uterine infection. ...Read more

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I’ve heard that there’s a surgical procedure to improve raynaud’s. What is it?

I’ve heard that there’s a surgical procedure to improve raynaud’s. What is it?

Sympathectomy: Thoracic sympathectomy is the procedure to cut the "sympathetic nerve" fibers coming out of the spine at the level of t2-t3 (second and third thoracic vertebrae). The nerve fibers usually cross over the second, third, & fourth ribs near the spine. Some doctors are using an endoscope to do this procedure, which would leave almost no surgical scar. The same procedure stops excessive hand sweating. ...Read more

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I've had back pains for 15years. It's getting worse. I had a procedure, steroids were injected into s chord. Only made it worse. What's wrong? @30yrs

I've had back pains for 15years. It's getting worse. I had a procedure, steroids were injected into s chord. Only made it worse. What's wrong? @30yrs

May need Surgery: Chronic back is sometimes very debilitating and frustrating condition. Have you had an mri. See a neurosurgeon. If surgery is indicated other treatment modalities include physical therapy, use of tens machine, proper body alligment, ultrasonic massage , pain pills and muscle relaxants. Results from any of this including surgery and spinal steroids injections are variable. ...Read more

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I have had 3 bladder repairs n a band put around uretha n still suffer from stress incontience what other procedure is availble this is s serious prob

I have had 3 bladder repairs n a band put around uretha n still suffer from stress incontience what other procedure is availble this is s serious prob

Need 2nd opinion: Suggest you see urologist or uro-gynecologist who expertise in pelvis surgery. If all surgery done by gyn dr see a urologist, if by urologist see uro-gyn. Ideally, work-up should include video-urodynamics to arrive at root cause of problem. Surgical opions r sling procedures (minimally invasive) & suspensions (open surgery) or injecting bulking agent around bladder neck. ...Read more

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Can i go to a party after my colonoscopy? My procedure’s on friday morning and i want to go to a party that night. Is it safe for me to go? Can i drink?

Can i go to a party after my colonoscopy? My procedure’s on friday morning and i want to go to a party that night. Is it safe for me to go? Can i drink?

Thanks : Thanks for your question. Generally we advise patients not to drive or operate any heavy machinery until the following day after a colonoscopy, because the medicines used to sedate you can cause cloudy thinking and altered judgment. There is no medical reason you couldn't go to a party if you are feeling up to it, but i would strongly suggest you go with a trusted friend who can drive you and stay with that friend for the duration of the party. Let him/her know that your judgment may be impaired so he/she can "look out" for you. I would suggest not drinking alcohol that night. I hope this answers your question. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is there a chance that my skin might be discolored after labiaplasty? What are the most frequent side effects of labiaplasty? I am a woman in my 30's. Having researched the labiaplasty procedure on the internet, i read about some side effects like skin di

Is there a chance that my skin might be discolored after labiaplasty? What are the most frequent side effects of labiaplasty? I am a woman in my 30's. Having researched the labiaplasty procedure on the internet, i read about some side effects like skin di

Possible not probabl: While discoloration is possible it is not probable. In fact most patients prefer the appearance afterwards because the labiaplasty eliminates the darker portions that patients frequently dislike. However, a review of your surgeons photos will likely give you a good idea of what to expect. To see photos of over 150 labiaplasty procedures visit bodysculptor.Com. ...Read more

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What the d&e abortion procedure?

What the d&e abortion procedure?

Dilation/Evacuation: The uterus is emptied via dilation of the cervix and evacuation of its' contents with scraping of the endometrium and/or a suction machine. ...Read more

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What kind of IV sedation they usually use in d&e procedure?

What kind of IV sedation they usually use in d&e procedure?

Anesthesia for D&E: Usually, in a patient of normal height and weight without gerd, this procedure is done under mac (monitored anesthesia care) anesthesia that often involves versed (benzodiazepine), fentanyl ( synthetic narcotic) and Propofol (sedative/induction agent. All standard monitors are in place and supplemental oxygen is used. ...Read more

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Nstemi s/p cath: is this a diagnosing or treatment procedure?

Nstemi s/p cath: is this a diagnosing or treatment procedure?

Both: A cath will allow them to look inside the arteries. If there is a significant blockage they can fix it. ...Read more