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Is There An Age Limit For Having An Eecp
No: No age limit. It depends on your other health issues and your activity level. I've seen 90 year old women get bypasses. ...Read more
Is there an age limit for having a revision rhinoplasty? I'm 59, and i'd like to have a revision rhinoplasty. I was never completely happy with the original surgery which i got done 10 years ago. The surgeon wanted a lot of extra money to redo it. Is it t
I : I like this question as there is an age limit - just in the opposite direction. Rhinoplasty, if performed at too early of an age (before facial growth is completed) can cause unwanted changes in the developing face. For patients who have undergone rhinoplasty in the past it is recommended that they wait a period of one year for the scar to mature. Simply stated, you are clear on both of these counts and more than able to have the surgery that you wanted originally. I wish you all the best in your journey. Be healthy and be well, james m. Ridgway, md www.Larrabeecenter.Com. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No age limit: There is no age limit for a sleep study that i've ever heard of. Anyone with excessive daytime sleepiness or with witnessed cessation of breathing while sleeping should have a sleep study. If abnormal, they would likely benefit from good sleeping habits, loss of weight if overweight and cpap. ...Read more
Physiological Age: It is uncommon to use kidney from donors over age 70. However, it will depend on overall health, the amount of kidney function, the surgical risk, and the risk for future diseases. The mean donor age is about 40-45 years old. ...Read more
No absolute number: No absolute number. Infants have been successfully transplanted as well as a few recipients in their 80s. It would be uncommon to receive a kidney transplant over age 75. The degree of co-morbidity (other diseases) are often the limiting factor, in particular heart and vascular disease. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can you please explain me the surgery procedure needed for someone with frequent shoulder dislocation ? Is there an age limit for this ? My fr is 19.
Labral repair: In order to stabilize his shoulder & stop the dislocations he will need to have his labrum repaired most likely. This structure is usually torn or stretched from dislocations. Other procedures more rarely needed could involve bone transfer/grafting if bone loss is present. There is not an age restriction, as long as strict postop protocol/restrictions can be followed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes and no: Criteria for transplantation, including age, vary by transplant center. Most centers don't have an absolute age cutoff, but instead consider a patient's "physiologic' age. Having said that, transplants are relatively uncommon in those over 65, due to multiple co-morbidities (other illnesses), increased risk of bad outcomes after transplant in older patients, and limited supply of donor hearts. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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