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Instrument Used Antrostomy
Here are some...: Surgery is always considered the last resort of healthcare. Likewise, antrostomy is done under direct vision with magnifying scope? With current available very fine instruments to secure open drainage of sinus. More details for such particular surgery should be referred to the attending surgeon directly since the availability of equipments and professional proficiency may widely vary. ...Read more
Good question,: Because it depends more upon locality, doctors, and hospital, than complexity and length of your operation or your medical condition. The price includes facility, equipment, supplies, as well as surgeon, anesthesia, supply, lab, and medications costs, plus a reasonable profit. I advise that you shop around for best deal among competent surgeons. ...Read more
FLUID IN ANTRUM: When a meatal antrostomy is performed to drain this particular facial sinus, if an open procedure, the mucosal lining is removed and then fluid fills sinus under pressure. To prevent this a skin graft in placed into the sinus to re epithelialize it and prevent a large fluid build up. When the meatal procedure is performed open, no graft to line sinus and as such extra fluid forms ...Read more
Sinuplasty: Hello. Sinuplasty is one way to open the sinuses or another term for this is to perform an antrostomy. The reason is a narrowing or blockage. This would be determined after a CT scan was performed. I review every scan with my patients prior to discussing surgical options. Make sure you feel comfortable about the procedure before signing informed consent. ...Read more
Failed medical Rx: These procedures are usually indicated for failed medical or conservative treatments. ...Read more
2 months after sinusotomy, antrostomy, turbinoplasty and setoplasty, I caught a cold from someone. Will this make my sinusitis reoccur?
Sinusitis: The surgeries you had are designed to improve sinus drainage and improve nasal airway not prevent sinus infection. You may get sinus infection again but will drain easier and develop less complications. ...Read more
Plan: Give yourself 2-3 weeks minimum recovery time, please. Should be no swelling around to be safe. ...Read more
Vaginal, none: Usually natural vaginal deliveries require no instruments. Some monitoring equipment may be placed on your belly or the baby's scalp to follow his heart rate. ...Read more
Aspergers: Watch this show on testing and aspergers. It may help. Http://youtu. Be/g7ke5d_115e. ...Read more
How likely is it to contract HIV through a very small scratch, if you get scratched by a used instrument?
Basically zero: I doubt anyone would say this justifies HIV prophylaxis. There's data on punctures and jabs, but nobody's connected HIV transmission to a scratch. Is the instrument itself coated fresh blood? The virus is wimpy and won't survive otherwise. If you are obsessed with the idea that you may have contracted hiv, you deserve to get a nucleic acid assay to be sure. ...Read more
Many: This is a rather broad question. There are many instruments such as scalpel, scissors, forceps, clamps, needle holders, retractors plus sponges, needles, sutures, etc. Cautery, sequential stockings, monitoring and anesthesia equipment are also needed. Other supplies are needed such as disinfectant, sterile drapes, gowns and gloves. Certain specializes equipment may be needed based on the procedure. ...Read more
Playing music: Playing an instrument in a band or orchestra is a great way to increase both personal self-expression and socialization, creating music with others, sharing the experience and sense of accomplishment. ...Read more
Not a health issue: Please consult the nearest institute of mortuary sciences or do a Google search. ...Read more
May I please know how they check or how I can have my utrine linning checked? What kind of instrument do they use?
Ultrasound: The easiest and safest way to check the thickness of your uterine lining would be ultrasound. ...Read more
M58, how accurate is A1c test, because my A1c is 5.8% but my home instrument gives fasting 115 to 150 depending on the diet I take night before? Advise
Ur the instruments of god to help the people's to answer all their problems... Take and God will always give long life and more blessing to come to ur family's?
Thank you: I believe we are all in this world to help one another along and here at HT we simply try to do that. Your attitude helps us along as well. The very best to you. ...Read more
Preop evaluation of indications, risks, associated issues- jaundice or common duct issues.
Anesthesia eval, for general, epidural etc.
Surgical items- like prior abdominal, surgery or conditions.
Instruments are to make incision, hold tissue out of the way and to dissect and remove gallbladder and close off feeding artery and cystic duct, and or to explore common duct.
Achieve hemo stasis and close. ...Read more
Prophy cup: Common practice in a dental office during teeth cleaning is to use a prophy cup—a small motorized rubber cup—along with an abrasive polishing compound. ...Read more
Ergonomics: Tennis balls, sponges, silicone handles, and other contraptions are used to increase the grip size of a tooth brush. These types of aides are designed to help those who otherwise are unable to hold a thin-handled brush. The elderly or anyone suffering from severe arthritis can typically benefit from such modifications. ...Read more
Please Clarify: What does "puffins your cheeks' mean?Get a more detailed answer ›
NO, but...: You constantly use your cheeks and facial muscles to play those instruments, but just like playing the drums does not make your fingers that hold the sticks bigger, your cheeks have natural stretching ability just as when you blow out the candles on your cake, and they will return to their normal size when done. ...Read more
How would I know if im ovulating or not? Without any kind of testing instrument how would I know it? Please tell me so I can conceive
If one has regular menstrual cycles, use of an ovulation predictor kit (over-the-counter) may be helpful in identifying timing of ovulation.
If one does not have regular menstrual cycles or unable to identify ovulation with use of ovulation predictor kit, seek gyn consultation to assess ovulatory status as possible that may not be ovulating regularly. ...Read more