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Leg Injuries And Disorders Vascular Surgeons
Venous tos with old, permanent dvt. Vascular surgeons prescribed only physiotherapy. Enough? Can a new clot form in the area?No clotting disorders.
Vascular surgeons are physicians who specialize in performing procedures that help treat and manage diseases of blood vessels, which include the arteries and veins. Such conditions may include circulatory problems in diabetics, varicose veins, peripheral artery disease, ...Read more
Who diagnoses and treats thoracic outlook syndrome? Have more rounded shoulders, cspine straight and reversed due to injuries not healing.
Yes: Yes, vascular surgeons have extensive knowledge about all forms of vascular disease, including infectious conditions affecting the blood vessels as well as inflammatory arteritis. The most common infections vascular issues relate to infections of bypass grafts, although other rare infectious diseases can afffect the native blood vessels and lead to aneurysms or other blood vessels problems. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dont assume benign: If you have been told that you have a blood clot, I would never assume that it benign. It you are uncertain of the severity or significance, then seek a vascular specialist opinion. It could be a DVT within the gastrocnemius veins or other muscle veins, which occasionally can become a more serious from of DVT. Or it could be a more benign hematoma. You would need an ultrasound w/ interpretation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why are syndesmotic ankle injuries associated with an avulsion fracture of fibula Misdiagnosed by many doctors?
The avulsion frag...: ...may B very small, & oblique x-rays often needed 2 C them. The injury is quite traumatic & should B suspected after just the exam. If the syndesmosis is minimal, tress films need 2 B done. By many docs R they ortho or ER docs. Most orthopedic surgeons don't miss them. If only the anterior inferior tib/fib is torn, the spred is minimal unless it is stressed. . ...Read more
I have "compartment syndrome of thigh muscles" . How do I find a specialist for treating it.Also for "greater trochanteric synd injuries involved ankles, knees, hips, with strain to soft tissues of both legs which was followed by upper and lower swellin
Not Really: The injury which caused the fracture could have also injured the arteries, but a fracture alone does not cause atherosclerosis or peripheral vascular disease. If you think you have PVD symptoms, an arterial ultrasound can help rule out arterial injury. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would vascular surgeon amputate leg to stop long-term compartment syndrome pressure in leg/foot, if no ortho surgeon will release? Pain/muscle damage
Yes, to reduce pain: I'm trying to understand. It seems like at least one like has had multiple interventions for compartment syndrome with resultant nerve pain in foot drop. If the leg still has pain unresolved medical therapy, or it is not of any particular used to the patient. If that leg has become a handicap to the individual resulting in further decompensate, then an amputation may be the best option ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Relation between facial trauma/fracture and face lymphedema? Considering that facial trauma occure with conconmmitant injuries to soft tissue
Neurologist referred me for surgery for cervical & lumbar spinal srenosis. Symptoms are numbness in fingers, feet and leg. Can surgery reliefve?
Stenosis: In this country surgery is considered the definitive care for stenosis especially for cervical stenosis. Conservative care is traction and possibly cervical epidural steroids. Ultimately, want to do something before stenosis causes problems that will not be reversed by the surgery. Problem is predicting who will get worse and how fast. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What type of surgeon should I see for ulnar nerve issues and tingling in the fingers, a neurosurgeon, hand surgeon, or orthopedic surgeon?
Documentation issue.: All would be appropriate choices, but you will probably be referred to a neurologist for some basic diagnostic testing before surgical intervention. ...Read more
Can Meloxicam/anti-inflammatory medicine cause worsening of vascular symptoms? Such as clotting? Numbness? Colder and edema in legs?
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