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Kyphoscoliosis Surgery Child
Severe kyphoscoliosis, doctor told me I'm probably going to need surgery in the future.What are the chances of ending paralytic due to the operation?
Gynecological surgery relates to procedures involving the pelvis and women's reproductive organs. This usually includes surgery affecting the ovaries, the fallopian tubes, the uterus, and the cervix. It can also involve the bladder and the surrounding, supportive structures and tissues of the pelvis. Common surgeries are d&c, tubal sterilization, hysterectomy, bladder ...Read more
I am 21years old girl. I am suffering from kyphoscoliosis. My height is 4 ft 7 inches. Is there any possibility of getting myself physically normal.?
Varies: It is based in part on the degree of kyphoscoliosis that you have. If it is severe enough to meet surgical criteria, the spine can be straightened and this would reduce or eliminate the spinal deformity and also increase your height. Don’t hesitate to see a specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: You should have an evaluation by a chiropractor or an orthopedist. X-rays may define the degree of curvature. Yoga therapy with an iyengar instructor trained in back care is a good step. Your chiropractor or orthopedist can direct you. Find an orthopedist who is open to alternative treatments. Some physical therapist can be too agressive and cause more pain. ...Read more
Back surgery possibl: You need to see an orthopedist. It may be too late for a brace and an operation may be indicated. ...Read more
With kyphoscoliosis curve will rods always work, or is there an angle beyond which you can't use rods anymore?
Usually: Use of rods to correct khyphoscoliosis is not a new procedure. It has been available for several decades. It's success has been proven in multiple studies. We do not seek to always fully correct the curve. We seek to balance the spine with scoliotic surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can congenital kyphoscoliosis be hereditary? Why would someone be NEWLY diagnosed with this at age 60?
Prenatal and postnat: Congenital scoliosis occurs during embryonic and fetal development, sometimes genetic, sometimes not. Usually the cause is anomalous vertebrae, like hemivertebrae, or an open spinal defect,or a chondrodysplasia (hereditary abnormality of bone formation).. Postnatal scoliosis may be familial; if diagnosed early, severe problems requiring corrective spine surgery may be avoided.Spinal arthritis? ...Read more
Depends: The answer depends on the size and type of asd. In general, we often wait until the child is a few years as asds pose no emergency during that time (as long as there aren't other major medical conditions). The surgery is better tolerate and technically more successful when they are older. But again, this depends on whether the child has any other issues. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Usually yes: Guys start out with 2 testicles, so if something happens to one of them, the other one alone makes enough hormones and sperm to have a family. So, the question is whether or not he has at least one good testicle. The answer is usually yes, even though nothing is 100% certain in life. ...Read more
Question too vague: You need to be more specific with your questions. Provide background DX , age and type of procedure.Start over, questions are not linked on the site. ...Read more
I had oral surgery when i was a child and the injections were incredibly painful. Has anything changed?
What do you suggest if my child is 7yrs old. she have chalazion from 7months, can I do for her surgery now or take a time. plz ans?
Why wait?: This is an easy thing to fix. Get it done. ...Read more
Maybe: The fact that you say medication didn't work makes me assume your child is in the nicu. In this setting the PDA usually has an impact on the baby's ability to breath so the PDA needs to be dealt with. In older children pda's can be closed non-surgically in the catheterization lab, but if your baby is very small this option is not available and tying off the PDA at bedside can usually be done. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
6wga diagnosis with chiari1 years ago. Surgery not recommended. Must i worry about anasthesias for delivery? Will my child have this? I'm very concerned.
Deep breaths: It is normal to worry while pregnant. I already am confident you'll be a great mom! you'll have a few ultrasounds during your pregnancy to check on the baby. Keep all of your prenatal checkups. Delivery is a ways off and we can talk closer to that time. Right now, you are to focus on your nutrition and avoidance of smoking, alcohol and drugs. ...Read more
Yes: A child, or an adult, can die from an overdose of pain medicines before surgery, after surgery, or having nothing to do with surgery. However, if a child has been properly prescribed pain medications by a competent physician, and you are giving the prescribed amount at the prescribed interval, then the risk is almost nonexistent. ...Read more
No: The growth of the skull will reflect the amount of content it has to cover.It grows to 95% of its adult size by age 9, reflecting the gradual increase in brain mass. There is no evidence that creating a bigger skull through surgery would result in brain growth.It would just increase the amount of empty space inside. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This term usually means an orthopedic surgeon specializing in joint surgery. More specifically a joint replacement surgeon that can reconstruct an injured, malformed or degenerated joint. We can fix the ligaments, bones, muscles and shock absorbers around the joints, and we can put new surfaces or ends back on the bones. We use biologic and manufactured parts during our ...Read more
Transplant surgeons are fully trained in general surgery and have spent additional years training how to technically perform organ transplants. They also know the medicine and immunology of treating patients with immunosuppression. Remember that it is one thing to surgically remove an organ (if it is diseased), but very tough to remove it + keep it healthy enough to be ...Read more