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Mri Open Vs Closed
Mri or magnetic resonance imaging is one of the more recently developed imaging modalities available to physicians. It uses powerful magnets to generate images. There is no ionizing radiation which is a major advantage over many other modalities. Mri is the best imaging exam that we have for most soft tissue and joint related problems. There are radiologists ...Read more
What is the difference between suturing a disc displaced anteriourly done under TMJ arthoscopy vs open joint surgery? Which is more efficient?
Popliteal aneurysms: Bilateral popliteal aneurysm repairs can be done at the same sitting but I prefer staged procedures as it is easier on the patient and the surgeon. Get one leg fixed, make sure it's ok then get the other fixed. Alternatively placement of popliteal stents is a viable option that I prefer to popliteal bypass and aneurysm exclusion. Bypass option is still available if it becomes necessary. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Age and severity: Coronary artery disease is now often treated with stents placed during a cardiac cath, instead of open heart surgery. What is unclear is whether stents last as long as bypass, or if they are as good for multiple vessle disease. Younger patients, mand patients with more severe multiple vessel disease may do better with an open heart bypass. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sometimes: Endoscopic brain surgery has both risks and benefits. In the correct hands, this type of surgery can make the previously unthinkable possible but like anything, if this type of surgery is not applied properly, it can have significant (even deadly) risks. In short, open brain surgery can be just as safe as endoscopic surgery but it depends on the comfort level of your surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had 2 arthroscopy, still limited opening, clicks, anteriour disk displacement wr .Surgeon suggested open joint surgery. I am afraid. What are the risks?
Slightly more: All surgery used 2 be done open when i started practice, & infections were rare as they r with scopes. Main difference is more post op pain & longer rehab depending what is done. ...Read more
Would neck x-ray tell if growth plates are completely closed. ie, if one had 1cm of total growth left could neck growth plates appear closed on x ray?
Dependes on location: An aortic aneurism is best repaired with endovascular stents but a carotid blockage responds better to endarterectomy. Renal artery lesions can be approached endovascularly in most cases but it they are near the aorta or due to fibromuscular dysplasia an open surgical approach gives better results as long as the risk of surgery is tolerable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should be good: Open scanners have increased in popularity, they produce inferior scan quality because they operate at lower magnetic fields than closed scanners. However, newer 1.5 tesla open systems have become available, providing much better image quality than previous lower field strength open models. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many reasons: There are many reasons why arteries are closed after coronary artery surgery. Remember that surgery "bypasses" and does not remove blockages. Most importantly surgery does not chnage the medical problems which caused the blockages (such as cholesterol, diabetes, hypertension, smoking, obesity, and sedentary lifestyle) and unless these are addressed the arteries will continue to close. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A hole: There is an opening or a hole for your patella to be seen thru, like a window. In a closed one the brace is a solid piece and the patella is covered with the rest of the knee. ...Read more
Closed alignment: To do a closed reduction means to approximate a fracture or dislocation without the need for an incision or open approach. Typically this is accomplished with pressure over the area and allows one to "pop" the bones or cartilage back into proper alignment. Following reduction, immobilization is requires to keep it stable and is accomplished with a split or cast. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does an open surgery (vs. Endoscopic approach) brow lift avoid the raising of the frontal hairline?
Trichophytic incisio: N is specialized forehead lift incision that raises the brows and actually lowers the hairline or reduces the high forehead. This is a huge plus since every other form (including endo) of forehead/brow lift will raise the hairline at least some. The anterior hairline incision must be slightly wavy, beveled to allow hair growth through or in front of the scar, and skillfully closed for least scar! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Work in progress!: Open surgery is required when the proper procedure cannot be performed safely and successfully by lesser means. Expertise in minimally invasive techniques is growing by the day so less open cases are required but there are still times when anatomy, exposure, or the disease process dictate an open chest approach. ...Read more
I'm considering tmj disc repositioning surgery. Is there difference between suturing and screwing ligaments to fossa when fixing disc in right place?
With mandibular fracture and fracture and dislocation both sides of the condyle, is closed treatment (non-invasive) possible?
It is possible: Bilateral sub condylar fractures can be managed nonsurgically using inter maxillary fixation in select cases depending on the degree of displacement, overriding of the fracture ends, dentition. Ct of facial bones in all three planes can show fracture best. Best to consult with ENT or other facial surgeon who manages facial fracture. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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