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Doctor insights on: Lumbar Ablation

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Dr. Shari Jackson
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Lumbar (Definition)

The lumbar part of the spine is the low back. It is made up of five bones (most of the time) stacked one on top of the other. They are connected by disks, facet joints, and ligaments. These soft parts allow for movement controlled by the spinal muscles; the muscles can also keep it stiff when need be. The lumbar spine also contains and protects nerves to ...Read more


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What causes pancreatitis? Can it be caused by an infection after varicose vein ablation, a lumbar epidural injection, multiple prescribed meds?

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What causes pancreatitis? Can it be caused by an infection after varicose vein ablation, a lumbar epidural injection, multiple prescribed meds?

Pancreatitis : most common is alcoholism. Also gullbladder dissease with stones in the common duct can cause it. An ERCP can cause it. Certain Medication. And scorpion bite. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of medialstinal ablation?

What are the pros and cons of medialstinal ablation?

Need more info: The mediastinum is the area around your heart. Ablation means "destruction". The pros and cons depend on what is being destroyed (lymph nodes? Cancer?) and how (radiofrequency? Heat? Cold?) ask your doctor what the evidence is for the procedure, and what alternatives are possible. The mediastinum contains critical structures, so you don't want to risk any non-proven procedures. ...Read more

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What is a radiation ablation?

What is a radiation ablation?

Radiofreqency ablatn: This is a now-common way of destroying a small amount of tissue such as a faulty electric link in the heart, nerves from a source of intractable pain, or little tumors. Interventional radiologists have done amazing things in developing this technique. ...Read more

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Does an ablation for svt hurt?

Does an ablation for svt hurt?

Ablation: read this for information: http://www.webmd.com/heart-disease/atrial-fibrillation/radiofrequency-catheter-ablation-for-atrial-fibrillation

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What is radiofrequency ablation?

What is radiofrequency ablation?

Thermal Lesion: Radiofrequency ablation is a procedure where thermal energy is used to ablate/cut a nerve in half. This will in essence stop transmission of signals through that nerve, mainly pain signals. This technology can be used for treating the spine, nerve pain disorders, also be used for heart problems and treat tumors. ...Read more

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Will the ablation rid me of the polys?

Will the ablation rid me of the polys?

Possibly: A uterine ablation procedure treats the uterine lining. During the procedure, if any uterine polyps were encountered most gynecologists would remove and send to pathology any polyps that were seen. Very small or insignificant polyps not visualized during the procedure would be treated by the ablation. You should contact your gyn to review your history and/or results. ...Read more

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Does ablation stop bleeding during sex?

Does ablation stop bleeding during sex?

Depends: It would depend on why that person had the bleeding during sex. An endometrial ablation is intended to decrease menstrual bleeding. A woman should not generally have bleeding during sex. See your doctor if you do. ...Read more

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Can wpw return and need another ablation?

Can wpw return and need another ablation?

Yes: It is possible that the pathway was not fully destroyed by the procedure or that another pathway is present. Depending on the specifics of the ablation, the chance of having recurrent arrhythmia is around 5%. Some people have completely different arrhythmias also. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Ablation (Definition)

Cardiac ablation involves destruction of tissue aimed at elimination of sources of origin or propagation of arrhythmias. It may also be used to destroy part of the heart in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Typically it is done with a catheter inserted through a ...Read more