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For coronary heart bypass surgury, which vein they cut from lower limb to put there?

For coronary heart bypass surgury, which vein they cut from lower limb to put there?

GSV: Usually the great or small saphenous vein in the thigh or calf, respectively. Many places are using arteries from the chest muscle also. ...Read more

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Hello dr's. Is there is any management to releave numbness of upper and lower limb s?

Hello dr's. Is there is any management to releave numbness of upper and lower limb s?

Numbness: Hello, there are various treatments to help resolve your numbness. It begins with a detailed evaluation and an appropriate treatment plan. Step number 1 is to see your doctor. ...Read more

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What's an inexpensive lower limb prosthesis made of?

What's an inexpensive lower limb prosthesis made of?

It varies: Most leg prosthesis are modular and cost will depend on components. A below the knee (transtibial) will cost less than an above the knee (transfemoral) prosthesis. A basic transfemoral prosthesis (for patients with limited mobility) could include a sach (solid ankle cushion heel) foot, locking knee and custom socket (where the stump fits in). Custom sockets are needed to prevent skin problems. ...Read more

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Why i get oedma which is pittig type in one lower limb just above ankle on medial side?

Why i get oedma which is pittig type in one lower limb just above ankle on medial side?

Lymphedema: Is caused by a blockage in your lymphatic system, an important part of your immune and circulatory systems. The blockage prevents lymph fluid from draining well, and as the fluid builds up, it causes swelling. Infection, injury (from surgery or cancer treatments) can cause this. Talk to your doctor to see if this could be the case, or if there is another medical reason for your swelling. ...Read more

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What are the types of lower limb prosthesis?

What are the types of lower limb prosthesis?

Depends: The type of prosthesis depends on the level where the leg was amputated. Most prosthesis now a days are modular so the higher up on the leg the more components are added. So there are toe fillers, prosthetic feet/ankle systems, knees, hips etc. a socket (the part where the residual limb fits into) is custom fabricated to prevent skin breakdown. ...Read more

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Does lower limb paralysis affect ability to have baby?

Does lower limb paralysis affect ability to have baby?

Generally not, but: It makes a difference depending on the underlying cause for the paralysis. If the paralysis is due to trauma or congenital problem, shouldn't affect fertility. If due to an underlying systemic disease, such as vasculitis, autoimmune disorder, multiple sclerosis, ...It may. As usualy, need to see primary care physician, gynecologist, probably neurologist, maybe endocrinologist. ...Read more

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My husband has slurred speech, stiff lower limb, palato pharyngeal weakness.What is this?

My husband has slurred speech, stiff lower limb, palato pharyngeal weakness.What is this?

Slurred speech: This combination of symptoms could be caused by many, serious things. I strongly urge you to consult a neurologist as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Is it possible to increase 20cm of height with limb lengthening? 10cm on the upper leg and 10cm on the lower leg.

Is it possible to increase 20cm of height with limb lengthening? 10cm on the upper leg and 10cm on the lower leg.

Unlikely: Given your age, you are expecting an extra 12 inches (30 cm) of growth. I would talk with your physician or specialist so you can have reasonable expectations for this procedure. You also haven't mentioned your current height. ...Read more

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Diabetic Lower limb amputation because of gangrene 3 weeks later skin getting black around wound?is gangerene stil there?what's the reason?

Diabetic Lower limb amputation because of gangrene 3 weeks later skin getting black around wound?is gangerene  stil there?what's the reason?

Probably: Blackening skin is, by definition, gangrene. Low blood flow or infection is usually the cause. If it is relatively localized and superficial it may eventually heal on its own. If it is deeper, it may require higher level amputation. Your surgeon will be able to tell. ...Read more