Peritoneal venous shunt insertion - Doctor answers

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Treatment for Hydrocephalus with posterior fossa cyst & VP Shunt insertion with pyogenic meaningitis?

Treatment for Hydrocephalus with posterior fossa cyst & VP Shunt insertion with pyogenic meaningitis?

Pyogenic: Infection in the face of a VP shunt will inevitably require that the shunt be removed, the infection treated with antibiotics and then the shunt replaced. ...Read more

Shunt (Definition)

Device that allows the flow of usually a fluid between two places. Sometimes a shunt may be used during carotid endarterectomy surgery to maintain the blood flow to the brain while the carotid artery ...Read more


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Can a person with a ventriculo-peritoneal shunt have children natural?

Can a person with a ventriculo-peritoneal shunt have children natural?

See below: As long as the shunt is functioning, there should not be a problem. ...Read more

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What does "ir" stand for in "ir picc line insertion"?

What does "ir" stand for in "ir picc line insertion"?

At our: Hospital, ir refers to Interventional Radiology. So the order is for the picc to be placed by the Interventional Radiology team. ...Read more

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Who does grommet insertion?

Who does grommet insertion?

PE Tubes: For a variety of ear conditions, otolaryngologists (ENT) may recommend insertion of pe tubes/tympanostomy tubes, sometimes referred to as grommets. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to use tampon after IUD insertion?

Is it possible for me to use tampon after IUD insertion?

Yes: There is no problem using a tampon once an iud is placed. ...Read more

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How painful is IUD insertion for nulliparous women? What measures can be taken to relieve the pain?

How painful is IUD insertion for nulliparous women? What measures can be taken to relieve the pain?

IUD: It is one of Common Contraceptive used by women. If it fits well, it does not cause much pain. For 3 months or so it can cause pain and bleeding. You can take NSAID such as advil (ibuprofen) or motrin for pain. There is no such contraindication of IUD for Nulliparous women. ...Read more

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What are risks of grommet insertion surgery?

What are risks of grommet insertion surgery?

Few: Grommet us a hollow tube inserted in the tympani membrane to drain fluid in the middle ear to prevent infection and deafness fairly safe some times will result same as complication and bleeding. ...Read more

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What to do if I have pain after copper IUD insertion?

IUD: IUD insertion can lead to cramps. If they occur they usually resolve w/i 3 months or less. NSAID's can be helpful if pain occurs. **http://www. Familyplanning. Org/pdf/Facts_About_IUDs. Pdf ...Read more

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What are the health risks of grommet insertion surgery?

What are the health risks of grommet insertion surgery?

Tubes are safe: Overall risks are minimal. Most common is drainage from the tubes which is usually treatable with antibiotic ear drops but rarely they need to be removed to stop it. There are very small risks of the tubes lasting less than 6 months or longer than 2 years. There could be a persistent hole in the eardrum (~1% of the time). Up to 1/5 people may need a 2nd set of tubes. ...Read more

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What to do about copper IUD pain one week after insertion?

What to do about copper IUD pain one week after insertion?

CALL YOUR DOC not: Normal, to make sure everything is ok and the iud is in the right place and u do not have an infection, call your doc now. ...Read more

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Is pain after copper IUD insertion normal? Should I be concerned?

IUD: IUD insertion can lead to cramps. If they occur they usually resolve w/i 3 months or less. NSAID's can be helpful if pain occurs. **http://www. Familyplanning. Org/pdf/Facts_About_IUDs. Pdf ...Read more

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When do you recommended to have intercourse after an IUD insertion?

Whenever you like: There are no restrictions on timing of intercourse with an iud. However, it may be appropriate to wait one week if you are using no other form of contraception. ...Read more