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Need Help With Intracardiac Tumor
Highly: Recommended to give contrast when evaluating for brain tumors, demyelinating disease, and other diseases too numerous to describe here. ...Read more
A cancer that affects the heart muscle or valves would be considered a heart cancer. Most sources of cancer in the heart are a metastasis from another organ, but a few are primary from the heart. Cancer of the heart is very rare. Primary tumors of the heart can include myxoma, fibroelastoma, rhabdomyoma, lipoma, sarcoma, and others. Cardiac MRI can be helpful in ...Read more
Can: you specifically post what the results are? ...Read more
Need help finding doctors knowledgeable and experienced with blau syndrome/early onset sarcoidosis, not sarcoidosis. Much needed, thank you.
See details: Two of the most influential centers for this rare genetic disorder are the national institutes of health and the cleveland clinic. Speak with people at these two sites for guidance. ...Read more
Would a brain MRI with and without contrast show problems with sinuses(cyst or tumors)or do they have to order MRI specifically for the sinuses?
Does doctore need to remove complex adnexal mass with intire ovary for complete pathologic diagnosis?
No: You need to remove the whole adnexal mass for a complete path diagnosis, you do not need to remove ovary to make a diagnosis. In risky cases, the ovary should sometimes be removed too, though. ...Read more
Can CT of chest with contrast help diagnose cancer of windpipe or trachea? If not what doctor woukd i see for testing?
Can a cardiac mr scan see your coronary arteries? Or a chest ct scan with contrast? Can either see if they are connecting rite?
What is the followup treatment for kidney cancer t1a, clear cell type, grade 3? Will ultrasounds work or do you need catscans?
Follow up after surg: The nccn guidelines suggest follow-up with your doctor, blood work every 3 then 6 months. A ct is suggested at 2-6 months and as needed. You can look at recommended follow up on nccn.Org. Also t1a should have a a good outcome. I would ask my doctor for the whole plan of follow up. There are often reasons why they might suggest something different than the guidelines. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you tell me operation of derivation ventricle peritoneal used for hydrocephalous or intracranial hypertension?
If a onco can't give 5 fu chemos to
A pt with colorectal cancer with few mets due to chest issue , what other options are there that r effective. ?
Met CRC: This is too complicated for a 400 character response. Not sure about the "why" can't give 5FU (fluorouracil). Common chemo regimens for metastatic colorectal carcinoma (met CRC) include FOLFOX, FOLFIRI both +/- bevacizumab (Avastin). Other drugs have activity in CRC including regorafenib. Here is NCCN patient information: http://www.nccn.org/patients/guidelines/colon/index.html ...Read more
Patent ovale: The shunt that they are referring to is just an abnormal directional flow of blood in the heart. Several examples are "holes" in the heart (atrial or ventricular septal defects). Several studies (Saline contrast bubble study) can help detect if the blood is not traveling from right atria..to right ventricle..to pulmonary system...and left atria...to left ventricle..to systemic circulation. ...Read more
If you received these findings from an mra/mri what would be your advice?
0.6cm distal right m1 segment MCA aneurysm with suggestion of thrombus.
Yes: Most pituitary tumors are "microadenomas", meaning that they are less than 1 CM in size. Mris done specifically to look for a pituitary tumor are very good at detecting tumors near 1 CM in size, and identify about 50% of tumors in the 0.3 CM size range, and would miss most tumors smaller than this. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
With a MRI what characteristics or parameters would you examine or look for in someone with prostate gland hypertrophy or prostate cancer?
Here are some...: MRI can better characterize the tissue texture and identify suspected spots harboring prostate cancer so to improve diagnosing P-Ca. More? Ask your urologist timely. To assure getting the things for healthcare done correctly, follow instructions in articles of http://formefirst.com/FreeInfoProstate.html; thereby, you will gain much insight on how handle various issues on PSA & P-Ca. ...Read more
What can MRI w/contrast tell you about a 1cm complex kidney cyst that an ultrasound can't? Is it worth the risk for child who would need sedation?
Much more: The MRI provides much more detail to help the nephrologist determine the correct diagnosis and then appropriate treatment plan (or lack of need for treatment due to benign). Yes, it is worth the risk of sedation. I would preface that statement with i would prefer the sedation in a childrens hospital. ...Read more
"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more
It means there is a tumor or growth inside the cavity of your heart. it is a serious problem requiring immediate attention from a Cardiologist. Most such tumors can be removed with an operation and these tend to be benign... , with a few exceptions. Best thing to to do is ...Read more
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