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Doctor insights on: Stage 4 Wound

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Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Wounds (Definition)

A wound is a condition in which a person has some trauma to part of his body in which the surface of the skin or some other organ has been broken open. Wounds include clean cuts, jagged cuts, avulsions (ripping away) of ...Read more


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Should I have knee surgery for a radial meniscu tear with stage 4 chondrosis ?

Should I have knee surgery for a radial meniscu tear  with stage 4 chondrosis ?

Yes, but only if...: If you have significant grade 4 chondromalacia('bone on bone') on the same side of the knee joint that has the radial tear than arthroscopy may not be helpful unless you have 'locking', or increased pain since tearing the meniscus.This is a controversial issue in orthopedics currently.A recent study showed no benefit for'degenerative' meniscus tear debridement in arthritic knees... Good Luck! ...Read more

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What's stage 4 neuroblastoma?

What's stage 4 neuroblastoma?

Childhood cancer: Neuroblastoma is a cancer that occurs in children typically. Stage 4 means that it has spread from its point of origination to other areas. The spread is typically to bones and bone marrow. Stage 4 requires very different treatments than does lesser stages. ...Read more

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What is stage 4 chondromalacia?

What is stage 4 chondromalacia?

Arthritis: Stage 4 choromalacia using outerbridge classification is complete loss of articular cartilage.(stages are 1-4)that means(in the knee) that u have " bone on bone" changes occurring in your knee joint.Hopefully, it's only in limited area(s).Check w/ your orthopedic surgeon about your treatment options..Best of luck! ...Read more

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What is stage 4 osteoarthritis ?

What is stage 4 osteoarthritis 
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Final stage: Oa is a process of cartilage degeneration (hence its other name - degenerative joint disease). In stage 4 there is no cartilage left, at least in part of the joint, a state we like to call 'bone-on-bone'. ...Read more

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Adenocarcinoma stage 4 prognosis, what to do?

Adenocarcinoma stage 4 prognosis, what to do?

Define primary: Definite treatment indicated. The primary site of the adenocarcinoma must be defined and resected if possible. Then what has metastasized will only remain at that site but with the tendency to grow. With the primary removed, the metastatic site can be approached, by radiation, chemo, immunotherapy. When primary removed, chemosensitization studies can be performed to choose best drug. ...Read more

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Can u go in to remisson with stage 4 gullit tumour?

Clarify?: Please use the proper terminology...Gullit tumor is not a familiar term. What kind of tumor do you have? Where is it located? Once we know this info , then i can help you with your question. ...Read more

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Please answer! what does stage 4 in metastatic mean?

Please answer! what does stage 4 in metastatic mean?

Metastatic: Stage 4 cancer means that it has spread to a different part of the body than it originally started. ...Read more