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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
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
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
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