Doctor insights on:
Icd 9 Vs Cpt Code
ICD codes: International classification of diseases ninth revision came out of meeting of the international conference convened by who, held in geneva in 1975, to revise the codes used to classify diseases. The icd 10 followed, with further revision & expansion to the codes. ...Read more
Got asd &asa had ekg its abnormal right axis deviation qrs axis >100 vent rate 87bpm pr int 139 ms qrs dur 85 ms at/qtc 361/406 ms prt axes 70 106 31
See below: Your atrial septal defect and atrial septal aneurysm are sufficient to account for a RAD. You need to ask the echo reader to quantitate the amount of left to right shunting that is present. If significant. the ASD should be closed. The other parameters of your EKG are normal. ...Read more
Male 55 healthy/active prostate cancer, scheduled for rp, psa 6.5 biopsies 6of8 pos 2aggessive, gleason 7. Are there other options to consider other than surg. Ct and bone scan clear. ?
Yes but: Alternatives are external beam radiation and radiation seeds (brachytherapy). At your age, conservative (watching) isn't advised. All of the therapies can cause urinary incontinence and e.D. - with surgery, they get better over time for most. With radiation, they get worse over time. Surgery is the time honored best of a bad situation. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Thoughts about dental bridge made of Zirconium. Any issues cons /pros please. My 4 unit bridge (#11 -14) made of Porcelain/PFM broke off 2 times. ?
Etiology: Must determine reason for failure. Did ceramic break or did bridge come off teeth ? #11 - 14 is a long span if only supported by those 2 teeth. #11 does double duty as it is a corner transition tooth and gets loaded in many directions. Overloading the bite and insufficient tooth to support this are most common causes. See a Prosthodontist for opinion. Consider 2 implants #12,13. Good Luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
MRA report. Nonvisualization right A1 &P1 segment. Rt anterior cerebral artery. Congenital or acquired occlusion. What does this mean ?
MRA report: The correct thing to do is to ask the physician who ordered the test to explain the findings to you ...Read more
According to atp-iii guidelines hdl-c >59 mg/dl is considered a negative risk factor for chd. What does this mean?
Varicose veins: is the venefit targeted endovenous therapy procedure taking the place of vnus closure system or are they two different companies?
Same company: Vnus closure was the first company, using three prong catheter heating up to 85 degrees c. This company was bought out by covidien, and the updated catheter heats up 7 cm tip 120 degrees c. Covidien recently changed procedure name to venefit to suit themselves. The vnus closurefast procedure(old name) is the same as venefit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you please explain what this eye prescription means? 0.D. Cylinder -0.25 axis 90 o.S -0.50 axis 75?
BP erratic with 25mg Losartan. Varies from 100/60 to occasionally 152/91 or higher with stress. Better med perhaps? Home log shows average 127/77.
Resting BP: Its important to maintain a resting BP ...Read more
While I do not: Know and googled it, gk was developed in the 1950's. Requires a neurosurgeon and radiation oncologist to identify the target lesion, define the adjcacent tissue tolerances, and deliver a single very large dose, typically 16 - 24 gy, depending on size to the 50% isodose line. Google says the price is frequently 20 -30% less than in the us. Charges are in the range of $25 - 35 k in the usa. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dependes on location: An aortic aneurism is best repaired with endovascular stents but a carotid blockage responds better to endarterectomy. Renal artery lesions can be approached endovascularly in most cases but it they are near the aorta or due to fibromuscular dysplasia an open surgical approach gives better results as long as the risk of surgery is tolerable. ...Read more
Eye test report spherical +.75 cylindrical -.5 axis 180 axis. Symptoms headache work on computer daily basis for 4 hours?
Re: vascular imaging / neck - what methods identify past dissection from trauma and/or recurring (fmd) - or must the condition be acute to identify?
How effective is stenting for patient with 4th stage esophagus cancer at distal esophagus.. My uncle condition after stenting got worsen...
Stenting can help: I'm sorry to hear about your uncle. Stenting is usually done to open the esophagus when the cancer makes it hard to get food through. This can be helpful at enabling people to continue eating. However, stenting is not a curative treatment for stage IV cancer. Systemic treatment, such as chemotherapy, is often used to address the disease itself. His worse condition may not be related to the stent. ...Read more
I'm 66, had a dexascan & there was an 8 pt drop in spine from +3.7 t-score on previous test 3 yrs ago. Hip was good. How bad is this? I'm terrified!
Terrified?: Its wonderful you found out about this before a fracture there are many effective treatments endocrinologist can help diagnose cause of osteoporosis and guide treatment think about fall prevention dont engage in high energy high risk activities concentrate on avoiding future fractures spine wrists hips.Sacrum avoid falls no ice did you have relative that came to be bent? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ecg results - sinus bradycardia, short pr interval, lateral infarct- age undetermined and inferior st-t changes nonspecific? What does this me
Just an EKG: Ekgs aren't the last word. Sinus bradycardia: your hrt conducts impulses from the normal location at rate. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Icd vs cpt
- Icd nine code
- Icd 9 vs icd 10 codes
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Icd 10 cm vs icd 9 cm
- Enlarged cavum septum pellucidum
- Icd 9 code for microvascular ischemic change
- Opacification of mastoid air cells icd 9 code
- Talk to a cardiologist online