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Please help! What is the pyriform plication operation?

Please help! What is the pyriform plication operation?

A surgical procedure: Done to prevent aspiration by accumulated oropharyngeal area (pyriform fossa) near throat and voice box (cryco-phyrengeal area) ingested and secreted fluids > this pouch is reduced, space is obliterated, by plication, folded and closed like a curtain. ...Read more

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What does piriforms are blanched out and somewhat edematous mean on ENT exam?

What does piriforms are blanched out and somewhat edematous mean on ENT exam?

Voice box: A part of the larynx, voice box, pyriform sinus, on either side. Those areas were pale and somewhat swollen. In isolation it does not mean much. It could be due to allergy, anemia or a reaction to medication. It would be prudent to discuss the finding with your doctor who has more information about your health. ...Read more

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How DRE exam is performed?

How DRE exam is performed?

Gloved finger: The doctor inserts a gloved finger via the anus to feel tissues in the rectum and surrounding organs, especially prostate, in case of a man. You may consult this site for more info on this topic.
http://www. Webmd. Com/colorectal-cancer/digital-rectal-examination-dre#1 ...Read more

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What would a smac be performed in?

What would a smac be performed in?

A computer: I'm not sure if I'm taking your question TOO literally, but a SMAC stands for Sequential Multiple Analysis Computer). So the test is performed in a SMAC. The laboratory takes a blood sample and then the technician puts that sample in the SMAC, which tests your blood for either 12 or 20 chemicals in the blood depending on if its a SMAC 12 or 20. I hope this helps! ...Read more

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How do I perform a fingerstick test?

How do I perform a fingerstick test?

Get a lesson: Ask your doctor if they can teach you or refer you to a diabetic educator. Another option is going to the pharmacy and get training.
Another option is go to utube and watch videos. Practice on a tomato first. Good luck. ...Read more

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Where in us can be performed hycosy?

Where in us can be performed hycosy?

Most of major centre: In order to find patency of tube (fallopian) a salpingogram is done it has iodine dye, need x-rays means radiation, same could be done with sonography, non iodine contrast called hycosy, a hysterosalpingography contrast sonography, will be done in most of major medical centers, for diagnosis of tubal patency, and tubal pregnancy. ...Read more

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Up to what age a man can perform inter course?

Up to what age a man can perform inter course?

No age limit: Maintain good general health and keep in good physical condition and sex is possible for most of your remaining years! ...Read more

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What is prenatal fifa test? How it is performed?

Are you sure?: Check your spelling and verify this is what you meant to ask. I googled the term prenatal fifa test and no results show up. I have never heard of this test. ...Read more

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What is a 'wake up' test and when is it performed?

What is a 'wake up' test and when is it performed?

MWT: A maintenance of wakefulness test (mwt) is usually done after someone has been treated for a sleep disorder, like obstructive sleep apnea or narcolepsy. It tests your ability to stay awake. For certain occupations, state licensing agencies will require them to ensure proper treatment, for occupations such as truck drivers, railroaders and others involved in the transportation industry. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could perform auto fellatio?

Can you tell me how I could perform auto fellatio?

Here are some. ..: It would be hard to do auto fellatio even you're specially trained to be a contortionist. So, it's an impossible feat for creatures with long spine and short neck like humans. Of course, sometimes, we have to refrain ourselves from overexpanded imagination. If still mentally bothering you, seek professional counseling to balance reality and expectation. ...Read more

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Why would a dr not be able to perform a lachmans test?

Why would a dr not be able to perform a lachmans test?

Pain, Swelling, etc.: The most common reasons would be that the patient is in too much pain at the time of the exam, the muscles have tightened/spasmed to protect the joint, too much swelling to allow any movement, etc. There may be other contraindications, like a possible fracture/broken bone. Sometimes, it is just simple mechanics, where the patient's size prevents us from doing certain tests. ...Read more

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How would you perform a wheelchair transfer using a pivot?

How would you perform a wheelchair transfer using a pivot?

Stand-pivot: Stand-pivot transfers are most commonly used when the person has one-sided weakness as would be the case after a stroke. The person should be seated with the knees lower than the hips and the heels back somewhat behind the knees. From this position the person is helped to standing placing the weight on the strong side, pivots, and lowers slowly on the wheelchair (with or without assistance). ...Read more

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What exercises can be performed when dealing with raynoud's?

What exercises can be performed when dealing with raynoud's?

Anything: There are no restrictions or specific exercises for raynoud. Raynoud's occurs when the small arteries in the fingers and toes spasm and block blood flow due to coldness. So avoid exercising in cold conditions that makes your raynoud's worse. ...Read more

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How would someone perform a wheelchair transfer using a scoot?

How would someone perform a wheelchair transfer using a scoot?

Wheelchair transfers: For non ambulatory people, using a slide board between chair and? Allows the person to scoot the buttock across the board and onto the next area. Typically we go from a higher to lower site, allowing gravity to assist the scoot. If no board is used, then this is a swing transfer, assuming feet are not used for a stand pivot. ...Read more

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How would I perform a wheelchair transfer using a sliding board?

How would I perform a wheelchair transfer using a sliding board?

See a PT: There are various transfer techniques. It would be best to work with a physical therapist who can determine what technique is right for you and help you learn how to do this. ...Read more

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Please help! What is the safest way to preform a self enuclation?

Please help! What is the safest way to preform a self enuclation?

Enucleation: Please do not attempt to remove your eye or do any surgery on yourself. Please see an opthalmologist for eye problems. ...Read more

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Is only being able to perform well once every 2 days a symptom of ed?

Is only being able to perform well once every 2 days a symptom of ed?

Not necessarily: As long as you're satisfied w/ (the frequency of) your performance and you are not distressed (troubled), you do not have erectile dysfunction. Ed is the inability to obtain & maintain an erection adequate for sexual activity leading to distress. Without distress, there can be no ed. ...Read more

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How manybypass sureries are performed a year and of those are a 6 way?

How manybypass sureries are performed a year and of those are a 6 way?

Rare: It is very rare to have a bypass surgery of more than 4 targets; that being said, quintuple bypasses are reported occasionally. I haven't heard of a 6-way though, I don't know what the sixth vessel to bypass would be. Cabg. ...Read more

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