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How Does A Bone With Titanium Plate Break
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
Nasal surgery: For instance if you nose is something that bothers you the noes can be adjusted to make it more narrow. ...Read more
Nasal bone removal: Bone removed from the inside of your nose to straighten the septum or open the nasal airway by operating on the turbinates is considered functional surgery. Removing a bony hump or straightening the outside of the nose by removing nasal bone is considered plastic surgery. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
I recently asked if excessive bone deposition in the bridge of nose could be reversed. The reply was plastic surgery, are there natural methods?
I had a plastic soft tissue regeneration surgery recently below the knee. Is it safe to masturbate now ? I have a bone grafting surgery within 2 month
Removal of adhesions caused by multiple lower back surgeries (not bone related). I would like to have a lumbar curve. No plastic surgery. Ultrasound?
I has an ORIF procedure done on my right clavicle( collar Bone) using Titanium plates and 7 screws. Its healing now. Do I need to remove the plate ?
No hardware removal : You do not have to have the plate and screws removed unless they are prominent and rubbing on the skin or are causing pain. Routine plate and screw removal is not usually done because it requires a second surgery and there are holes in the bone where the screws were removed that may make it easier for the clavicle to fracture in the future. ...Read more
I have broken my hand and its a mild surgery doctor used titanium plates to adjust my bones how much time it will take to recover ...
Wrist surgery: it will take 6 weeks for the fracturedto heal completely . ...Read more
How long does humerus fracture takes to heal.Will the bone be same stronger as before.I have got implanted with titanium plate.When can I start my gym?
Present nuclear bone scan: more uptake than previously at L3L4,L5S1.Also the prev. titanium screws for a fusion done for L4L5 displaced. What to do?
Go. Back to surgeon: You need to go back to the surgeon whom I shall assume ordered the test. You need to talk to him about your options ...Read more
I want to ask can I had surgery to relieve a congenital bump at the top of the skull left side, and is it possible to replace the bone with titanium ?
Time for consult: There are cranial surgeons that have experience reshaping a skull. You need to investigate a cranio-facial center in your region & check out their programs. Exams, specialized ct scans and a thorough discussions of the risks & benefits of any procedure would be part of the process. It may or may not be what you want, but could be. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My husband had titanium rods put in his leg 7 years ago from a broken bone. Do these last forever?
Father had titanium hip replacement last year, now may require imaging of shoulder bone, which has lump on it. Would MRI be allowed given titanium hip?
MRI COMPATIBLE: Titanium implants are MRI compatible. People with nontitanium implants should inform the radiologist or technician prior to the procedure; however, most joint implants are firmly attached inside bone and will not pose a serious problem. People with internal metallic surgical staples from healed surgeries should also inform the radiologist or technician prior to the procedure. ...Read more
How much pain when wisdom teeth extracted and a bone graft and the titanium posts for dental implants put in?
Very different surge: The extraction of wisdom teeth often involve traumatic surgery. This can produce elevated levels of discomfort on the contrary, placement of an implant (call them "root replacements" since a root was removed replaced (the implant). These are very atraumatic and there are no stitches, no pain on placement and the graft I use is artificial and placed at the time of implant placement, no PO pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am having Bi-lateral TMJ prosthesis surgery 2 weeks from today. Is it okay to get a tattoo on my back shoulder? The prosthesis is two hand made titanium joints that are screwed onto my skull and jaw bone from tmjconcepts.com. Would a tattoo be safe to g
Wait: I believe you should put this question to the doctor who is performing the surgery. There is always the risk of complications such as infection with any procedure, so your tattoo should wait until your doctor not only perform the surgery but even until he decides that your joints had healed enough. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
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