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Ruptured Liver Treatment
This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more
Variable: The answer depends on the severity of the injury. Minor injury to the spleen can sometimes be managed without surgery by monitoring the patient for on-going bleeding, and operating only if bleeding persists. More severe injury to the spleen, or if it is associated with other injuries, is usually managed by removing the spleen surgically. ...Read more
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May need surgery: This needs careful study by a gastroenterologist and depending on the details of the workup may require surgery. It would also depend on the overall medical condition and whether or not there is underlying liver disease. The precise location of the cyst is also important, as involvement of the pancreas would have a large impact on treatment and decision making. ...Read more
Diagnosed with acute alcohol induced hepatitis and early cirrhosis denied a liver transplant bleeding and infection are risks. On dialysis--prognosis?
Still drinking?: Acute liver injury due to alcohol use is unlikely to have a good outcome unless abstinence occurs. That is the only chance of surviving. The kidney injury may improve - insufficient info to respond. Top priority now is alcohol abuse treatment. - for long term prognosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Simple or Complex?: Renal cysts are frequently observed in normal kidney (65-70% of cases). The size of the cyst is less important than character. Cysts can have different character appearances on different diagnostic studies (ultrasound, CT scan, or MRI). Based on what yours looks like, your doctor will either choose to follow it or perform additional imaging as they can also be a sign of more serious disorders. ...Read more
Not likely: It's rare for peritonitis to result from a ruptured cyst. ...Read more
Advance liver cancer,liver size 21cm no obstructed bile ducts,bilirubin 10.81,mild ascites.what treatment would work now?Is chemo still an option?
See below: A ruptured ovarian cyst can cause pain which may be significant. There may be associated internal bleeding which can be significant in rare cases. An ovarian infection can cause an abscess in the pelvis which may require drainage or surgical evacuation. Your doctor or a gyn specialist would be able to help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the prognosis for advanced liver cirrhosis and congestive heart failure due to alcoholic cardiomyopathy, ef 10, asceties, kidney impairment?
What treatment or medication can you suggest for a patient diagnosed with liver cirrhosis, (already had an enlarged heart, gallbladder stones & ascites?
Most heal: If during acute period the surgery is avoided, then it takes few weeks for liver to heal. Some can get abscess, may develop fevers and jaundice while old blood being reabsorbed. If blood vessels and bile ducts grow together it can create bleeding into the gut. Also, depends if there was any associated injury. Hard to predict- but if surgery was avoided rest can be treated later. ...Read more
Would an ultrasound show liver fibrosis or cirrhosis? does an enlarged liver (16.7cm length) with significant fatty infiltration mean cirrosis started
Fatty infiltration: is a relatively common finding, is due to a number of various causes(sometimes there is no known cause), and is not necessarily a precursor to cirrhosis. Ultrasound can detect changes of cirrhosis, although it is not necessarily specific(other infiltrative processes might lok similar) unless there are advanced secondary signs, and biopsy or additional imaging(MRI) might be needed. ...Read more
Yes: It can definitely happen, although it also depends on whether your hospital offers this service. ...Read more
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What is treatment painful liver segment 7 subcapsular benign biliary cyst, dilated bile duct? 5cmx5cmx1.3cm. Past history lapchole with bile leak 2005
Depends: Liver cancer ( hepatoma) can be treated with liver transplant if they meet certain criteria - milan criteria for example. There are several treatments before transplant i.e. Tace, rfa, microwave ablation, yittrium radiation which are used as bridge therapies . These additional interventions depending on your case will be helpful. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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