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Amniocentesis : After informed consent is obtained., an obstetrical ultrasound examination is performed to determine fetal viability, position, and location of the placenta. The patient's abdomen is prepped and draped. Using the ultrasound, a 22gauge needle is guided to an adequate pocket of fluid. Fifteen to twenty cc of fluid is removed and sent for analysis. Local anesthesia is usually not needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Please answer! what will be the step by step procedure to manage a edentulous patient with Parkinson's for preparing a complete denture?
The best solution: Implant-tissue supported, magnet-retained overdenture for an edentulous patient with Parkinson's disease is the best solution. Modification in materials and techniques during fabrication would contribute to prolonged usage of dentures and stability. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
TOS: TOS is complex and usually responds to physical therapy. Before surgery, multiple tests and physical therapy are done. If you continue with symptoms after a TOS operation, you may need more evaluation, possibly a second opinion before consenting to a second operation. Take a friend with you to consult. Be well. ...Read more
Is blepharoplasty an office procedure? Is blepharoplasty done in the surgeon's office, or is it a hospital procedure?
Further evaluation: Recommend seeing a urogynecologist or a urologist with female reconstructive surgery expertise. You should have a urine test and voiding diary to rule out non-surgical issues. Then cystoscopy and urodynamic testing for further evaluation. Depending on what type of procedure you had in the past, you may or may not be a candidate for a revision +/- new anti-incontinence procedure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is the 12 step program for eating disorders similar to the 12 step program for alcoholics/drug users?
Yes: The steps are largely the same. All 12 -step groups are based on the same steps. Admitting they were powerless over their illness/problem. And admitting that a power greater than themselves could restore them to sanity. Then following a series of steps to come to terms with their past actions and to enable them to lead fruitful productive lives and to be of service to others who suffered simil. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hernia surgery : Hernia surgeries are commonly performed as outpatient procedures. They may be performed in an open or laparoscopic fashion. Some details could determine whether or not it is inpatient such as complicating medical conditions like diabetes, heart disease, or sleep apnea. Also, size and location of the hernia and age of the patient. The recovery times varies, but if outpatient, would expect 3 wks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Hello and thank you for your excellent question. Lip surgery, believe it or not, was one of the fastest growing procedures in 2016, likely owing to increased "selfies". Many plastic surgeons perform lip reduction and/or augmentation procedures. I suggest that you seek consultation with a board-certified plastic surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What kind of cancer?: If you are worried about breast cancer, you need a mammogram. Colon cancer: colonoscopy lung cancer: chest ct skin cancer: exam by a dermatologist if any of those studies are concerning, they are followed by a biopsy, then by tests to see how far the cancer has spread, then by treatment. ...Read more
Addiction treatment: The FREE 12-step program is the keystone for AA and other substance abuse programs for helping to recover from addiction and stay sober. It was begun by recovering alcoholics and has been amazingly successful. Some say AA has the same success rate as medical rehab programs. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twelve-step_program#History ...Read more
Lap and open: Laparoscopic has three small incisions and uses mesh. Hernia is reduced and patch is put in front of it, in pre-peritoneal space..Make sure the procedure is done tep. Open has one incision approx 4-7cm in length in the groin and also uses a mesh. Hernia is also reduced and patch is placed over it. Both almost equal down time. Both good long-term. I myself prefer lap. ...Read more
Bladder cancer path showed stage 1 noninvasive. Instead of next step being chemo or BCG Dr is doing another biopsy to "re-look". Opinions please?
Rebiopsy possible: Pre invasive bladder Ca means lesion is confined to lining and has not invaded muscle. No problem in rebiopsy but after that even if neg. there is usually a field effect in which benign appearing cells adjacent to a tumor are p remalignant. On that basis it would be better to have BCG treatment after the second look and then follow carefully ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is this accepted norm universally that a senior surgeon accepts the hernia surgery case and done clandestinely by his interns. Lie given to patient. ?
No lies: Surgical training is accomplished mostly by trainees gradually performing more and more of an operation under the direct supervision of the attending surgeon. In the us, make no mistake that the surgeon is primarily responsible for every aspect of your operation, and takes that responsibility very seriously. While there are exceptions to every rule, you are getting who they say you're getting. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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