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What is the role of embolization in treatment of avms?

What is the role of embolization in treatment of avms?

Not usually a cure: Most bran avm embolizations now are performed with a glue like substance injected in to the avm blood vessels through a tiny catheter (like a miniature straw) which then hardens in to a cast (onyx). This can be curative in small avms but in the majority of cases it is used as an adjunct to radiosurgery or open surgery. ...Read more

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Embolization (Definition)

It means stopping flow in artery. Could be done as part of treatment or could ...Read more


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Is the uterine fibroid embolization treatment available for the uninsured or low income?

Is the uterine fibroid embolization treatment available for the uninsured or low income?

Maybe: Many practices and hospitals have programs to assist people with limited insurance resources either get insurance or get medial care. One needs to call various practices to ask about this specific issue. ...Read more

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I previously had a uterine artery embolization/uterine fibroid embolization - can I still get this treatment?

I previously had a uterine artery embolization/uterine fibroid embolization - can I still get this treatment?

Yes, you can.: Uterine fibroid embolization (ufe) can be done more than once. A more important question is why have the fibroids become symptomatic again? I've seen fibroids come back in an individual patient after having a myomectomy and two ufe procedures. Genetics, estrogen metabolism, diet, stress, gut health, and unhealed emotional wounds all play a role. Consider working with a holistic gynecologist. ...Read more

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Y doctors don't consider herbs in treatment as in olden times herbs were the only option to treat the ailment which were not only effective but safe?

Y doctors don't consider herbs in treatment as in olden times herbs were the only option to treat the ailment which were not only effective but safe?

Considering herbs: Integrative and holistic medicine doctors do use herbs in medical treatment. Sometimes they can be first line. In germany, for instance, this is often the case. In the us one must be very careful of herbal products because they are regulated as foods, not medicines. In many cases pharmaceuticals could be more reliable, and their effectiveness more measurable. Drs. Try to do their best for you. ...Read more

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I hold doctors&nurses in highest regards but don't seem to be getting anywhere in my treatment plan.Does the person who shouts loude)y always prevail?

I hold doctors&nurses in highest regards but don't seem to be getting anywhere in my treatment plan.Does the person who shouts loude)y always prevail?

I am sorry to hear: About this. Sometimes the person who yells loudest prevails but hopefully most of the time treatment teams dialogue with each other. If you feel your voice has been lost in this process, i would let your treatment team know. Sometimes putting your thoughts, expectations ; concerns on paper can augment a discussion with the treatment team. Take care. ...Read more

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What are the dangers if any for i.F.C treatment? Who should or shouldn't have it done?

What are the dangers if any for i.F.C treatment?  Who should or shouldn't have it done?

Contraindications: Ifc should be avoided on individuals with pacemakers & near the low back or abdomen of pregnant women. This modality should be avoided where there is any possible risk of tumor metastasis. Arterial ds & DVT may have increased risk of emboli; current may increase infected areas; large open wounds may concentrate the current & distort the if field; ifc may worsen skin conditions in treated area. ...Read more

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What happens if you don't take cvid treatment?

What happens if you don't take cvid treatment?

Increased infections: If your are taking ivig, stopping it may increase the frequency and severity of infections. However, people with mild cvid and good antibody production may do fine the life-style changes (good rest and nutrition) only. Be sure to get a flu shot. ...Read more

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S.G.P.T level is 81 what treatment should I take?

S.G.P.T level is 81 what treatment should I take?

Find cause: Hi. Wow, for a young patient, you're using an antiquated terminology! SGPT is now referred to (and for YEARS has been) as ALT. ALT is liver specific. Why it is elevated needs evaluation, but can include fatty liver, viral hepatitides, iron overload, autoimmune hepatitis, etc. Treatment very much depends on underlying etiology. Good luck! ...Read more

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My son 10months he don't get sleep at nights suggest treatment?

My son 10months he don't get sleep at nights suggest treatment?

Training Not Treat: You mean leaving him alone when he is awake? Not picking him up? Waking him up when sleeping too long in the daytime? Not interacting with him during the night time when he should be asleep? ...Read more