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Ovarian Vein Embolization
Extraspinal soft tissues demonstrates min prominence of L ovarian vein meas 6-7mm which can b seen in setting of ovarian venous incompetency.Meaning?
Possible vein reflux: Most veins have one way valves. When the heart contracts blood through these valves, but when heart is relaxes the valve closes so blood does not move backwards with gravity. The left ovarian vein connects with ovary veins around uterus. If vein is dilated it may reflect incompetence of that valve, with sluggish flow of blood through pelvis. Should talk to Dr. ordering MRI with f/u questions. ...Read more
Ov Vein Thrombosis: Ovarian vein thrombosis can occur after recent childbirth (postpartum) or other conditions like pelvic inflammatory disease, gynecologic pelvic surgery, malignancy, etc. It is a serious condition that requires anticoagulation with blood thinners as it can cause pulmonary embolism. infected ovarian vein thrombosis needs additional therapy with antibiotics. ...Read more
No: Surgery not indicated or needed.Get a more detailed answer ›
Pv: We usually use portal vein embolization to preferentially grow a segment of liver that we choose while shrinking a segment of liver we want to get rid of. For instance, if we want to respect part of the liver we can first get the remaing liver to hypertrophy by embolizing the vein that feeds the segment that's coming out ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
VARICOCELE: It can last for 3-4 weeks, usually only 5-7 days however. Support and non-stroidals with food can help. ...Read more
3 months ago i had my vericocele embolization and while the swellings gone down slightly the veins are still prominent. Is this the best it gets?
It's been three months since my vericocele embolization, the veins are still pretty prominent. I heard it gets better over time but how much time?
No: The procedure stops blood flow in the vein. Usually the vein will decompress and be less apparent (over several months) but it does not remove the vein. ...Read more
When a varicocele vein is embolized, can the same vein below the embolization coil continue to try to pass blood back to the heart? Can this cause the vein to remain engorged and for how long?
Dispite my vericocele embolization 3 months ago, the veins are getting bigger and the pain stronger, i can't see my doctor for a while, what do I do?
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