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Manageable: I would not expect a cure, but the patient may have several more good years and there is the possibility of a breakthrough. ...Read more
Which grade compression stockings are advisable for post operative sclerotherapy? grade II or grade III(30 - 40mmHG)?
There are treatments: The vast majority of neuroendocrine carcinomas in the liver originate in another site. Since the liver disease is the most common contributor to survival, we will often use liver directed therapies to control the liver component of the disease. There is an imaging techinque (ga68) used in europe that is available in certain centers in the us that can help evaluate the ds and response to trtment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can preterm IVH have long-tern effects on mental health?Had grade 4 IVH as infant, no apparent neurological damage but severe anxiety.Related?
Maybe. Maybe not.: Severe intraventricular hemorrhage usually means many brain cells died off... and would affect everything in the life of that person from that point onward, for better or for worse, but we hope for better rather than for worse. The question is, whether one's anxiety level would have been worse, would have been better, or would have been the same, without the IVH. Nobody can tell with certainty. ...Read more
It depends: A ganglioglioma is a type of brain or spinal cord tumor. Grade 2 means it has medium aggressiveness (on a scale of 1 to 3). These tumors are removed surgically, so what matters most is the location of the tumor. If it is in a place where it can be completely removed, there is a 90% or higher chance of survival at 5 years! the risks of surgery also depend on the location of the tumor. ...Read more
Nerve cell disorder: Glioblastoma is a condition where the cells in the brian, which stop dividing and migrating normally at around age 3, start dividing and migrating again. It tends to spread within the brain, but does not invade or spread to other regions as a rule. Joshua Garren, MD Medical Director Tulsa Brain Tumor Clinic www.braintumorclinic.org ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Still controversial: Current thinking is that if in early stages, it may be ok to just follow since it is so slow growing. May not cause a problem for years. If more advanced, currently chemotherapy combined with immune therapy (usually a monoclonal antibody called rituximab) is used. Most patients can achieve remission but the disease is currently not considered curable. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Fatty liver: Fatty liver can possibly be graded at the time of biopsy but if it was an ultrasound based diagnosis, grade is not normally assigned. Grade ii out of IV is close to medium steatosis (fat inclusions in the cells). It's not badly extensive as it would be in grade iv, but it may get there if not treated. ...Read more
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Knee cap wear & tear: Chondromalacia refers to wearing away of the thin layer of cartilage that lines the ends of the bones in a joint. Hyaline cartilage is a highly specialized material that is 100x slicker than wet ice on wet ice! hyaline cartilage is only about 5mm thick in most joints, and it can wear away as we age. Most times when we use the term chondromalacia patella, it refers to a pain syndrome of the knee cap, or patellofemoral pain syndrome. Its usually best treated with pt to strengthen hip flexors. A good home exercise program can be seen here http://nycsportsmed.Com/knee-foot-and-ankle.Html. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Oncologist : You should speak to a pediatric oncologist. ...Read more
Abnormal cells: The cervical cells do not just become a cancer. The cells first become a little abnormal (lgsil) then can progress to a more significant level - i.e. High grade squamous intraepithelial lesion. 85% of lgsil does not result in a cervical cancer - about 50% will progress to a cancer. ...Read more