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Which is better for sleep apnea, the pillar procedure or somnoplasty?

Which is better for sleep apnea, the pillar procedure or somnoplasty?

Sleep Apnea: Usually its best to avoid surgery as it as low efficacy cpap or autopap is the gold standard for treatment. ...Read more

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What to do if I have the pillar procedure for snoring or sleep apnea?

What to do if I have the pillar procedure for snoring or sleep apnea?

Pillar: Hello, the pillar procedure can be performed in the office under local anesthesia. I usually recommend soft food, pain meds as needed after the procedure has been performed. Typical recover is 1-2 weeks of mild discomfort. ...Read more

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What the d&e abortion procedure?

What the d&e abortion procedure?

Dilation/Evacuation: The uterus is emptied via dilation of the cervix and evacuation of its' contents with scraping of the endometrium and/or a suction machine. ...Read more

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My son got 2800 immnoglobin e level what is the medicine or procedure to attain normal. Is there any side effects is this normal please help?

My son got 2800 immnoglobin  e level what is the medicine or procedure to attain normal. Is there any side effects is this normal please help?

Allergy?: A high immunoglobulin E level indicate a high tendency to allergy to various factors. Why was the test done? Ordered by whom? If your primary care doctor ordered it but did not explain what it means, please ask for a referral to an allergist. If the specialist ordered it, I'm sure he/she will go over what it means and what needs to be done, depending on his symptoms. ...Read more

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What's puestow procedure like?

What's puestow procedure like?

Chronic pancreatitis: Medical known as lateral .Pancreaticojejunonsotomy. Major abdominal surgery for relief of pain associated with chronic pancreatitis. Surgery consists of opening pacreatic from one end to other(from head to tail)slit open duct is then sutured to loop of proximal small bowel, jejunum. This permits pancreatiuc juices to drain directly into the small bowel without having to travel down length of duct. ...Read more

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Procedure for cpr?

Procedure for cpr?

CPR : Compressions should be performed with great force to be effective, just short of breaking the sternum. 100 compressions per minute. ...Read more

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What is the procedure for cvs?

What is the procedure for cvs?

A needle biopsy: Cvs can be performed transabdominally or transvaginally by taking a small amount of chorionic villus. ...Read more

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What to expect for HSG procedure?

What to expect for HSG procedure?

Like a pelvic exam: The doctor will usually use a speculum. Then they will put in a catheter that goes into the cervix. They then inject contrast and take images. You may experience cramping during and after the procedure. You might see a small amount of spotting after the procedure. ...Read more

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What is the "cerclauge" procedure like?

What is the "cerclauge" procedure like?

Stitch in the cervix: A cerclage is a simple surgical procedure where the doctor places a stitch in the cervix to provide support during pregnancy. This procedure is for women who have an incompetent cervix and can not hold the baby in for the duration of the pregnancy. The procedure is very short and can be done in a few minutes under general or spinal anesthesia. ...Read more

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