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Tear In Aorta
Can a SLAP tear in the left shoulder and meniscus tear in right knee be repaired at the same time?
Yes but depends..: some orthopedic surgeons will but best to have fellowship trained specialist for each area, if ortho group has alot of doctors together they can coordinate surgery during the same anesthesia but this is rare ,most like to divide it which is good ;be patient, takes time to rehab/heal each ...Read more
Why coarctation of aorta in infantile, cause passes of the blood from pulmonary artery to the aorta through pda?
Plumbing!: Blood must get to the body, else the fetus would not survive. The same is true once the baby is born. In utero, blood flows from pulm artery (pa) to aorta (ao) normally. Once born, the blood continues to flow this way so that blood can get to the body. When the PDA closes, the child becomes very sick. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
1. Ct scan shows 30% stenosis in the proximal vessel, 30-50% stenosis in the mid-vessel in left anterior descending artery. What procedure is needed?
Ultrasound shows artherosclerotic changes in the aorta! chest xray showed calcification of the aortic arch?
MRI =Mild" thickening of heart muscle not HOCM.Tortuous descending aorta. Aberrant right subclavian artery which courses posterior to the trachea. ??
Mild thickening's OK: See my comment to your previous post regarding the other findings (tortuous aorta, subclavian artery). The mild thickening of the heart muscle is common, and not necessarily from HCM. It could be the effects of long-standing hypertension. Keeping ur BP low with a -pril or a -sartan (Enalapril, Valsartan, etc.) could even reverse the thickening of the heart. Thanks 4 ur question on HealthTap, & GL! ...Read more
MRI showed in left ankle chronic full-thickness tear of the anterior talofibular ligament superior bundle. Is surgery required?
Usually not.: For most lateral ankle ligament injuries, including tears, surgery is not required. Of course, different circumstances call for different treatments. Most respond to immobilization, physical therapy and eventual rehab with some injuries. Consult your physician you considerations about your specific circumstances. ...Read more
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In MRI: found head pancreatic cyst developing a fistula running in ventral direction into the mesentery of the Colon transversum, meaning? & reasons?
Ask your doctor: I assume that you have a doctor who ordered the MRI for you. He/she is expected to address your questions and concerns. So tell us what you know and what more you want to know?. A cyst in the Pancreas can develop without any obvious reasons(why do people become ill?). It is just like any ailments that can devlop for no obvious reasons. If it is causing you any local symptoms, you may need an opera ...Read more
Small parameniscal cyst seen of the posterior horn/body junction of
the medial meniscus no tear seen in MRI. Can't run , squat. Is surgery the answer?
Probably : The presence of a parameniscal cyst usually implies the meniscus is at least damaged. Not to mention causing pain. Best consult with an orthopedic surgeon for your options ...Read more
Mri reports there is a rupture of the mid to proximal aspect of the ACL w/ lateral displacement of fibers in torn distal stump. Is this a full tear?
The report: Should indicated whether the tear is partial or complete. Just from what you describe, i would suspect it is complete but your doctor should be able to tell you definitively. ...Read more
Circumferential disc bulges with posterior central annular tear at lv3-lv4 and lv4-lv5 intervertebral disc levels causing narrowing of both lateral re?
Symptoms?: These findings may or may not be responsible for your symptoms which are not listed but presumed to be pain. Your doctor will correlate these findings with your symptoms and physical exam to help identify the pain generator as best as possible after which time a directed treatment plan can be formulated. ...Read more
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I have both a tear in the body of medial meniscus and a vertical tear in the posterior horn of the medial meniscus. Is this common? Will surgery be re
Meniscal Tears: Medial meniscal tears are common in the knee. The type you describe is the most common tear, affecting both the body and posterior horn. Surgery is an option if you continue to have pain along the inner part of the knee and, especially, if you have mechanical symptoms (locking or catching of the knee) during range of motion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have an oblique central zone tear involving the posterior body segment of the medial meniscus. It is contiguous with an undersurface tear predominatlyl
Peripheral zone tear of the posterior horn. Is surgery in my future?
Yes: If the MRI report you just read correlates w/ your symptoms( medial sided knee pain, worse w/ turning, twisting ,pivoting maneuvers , squatting ; swelling etc.) and a history of an injury or similar episode that could cause these problems, yes. See an experienced arthroscopist as this may be a repairable tear. Ask about potential healing 'aids' that may increase the chance of the meniscus healing. ...Read more
3mm low grade partial tear at the femoral attachment ACL with mucoid cystic degenertion of the remainder of ligament. Can i wear knee brace?
Yes: However, with the changes in the ligament and the femoral attachment, you can still tear the ACL ...Read more
What diffuses the tear of the anterior cruciate ligament with posterior displacement within the intercondylar?
Nothing: There is nothing that would "diffuse" a tear of the anterior cruciate ligament (acl). Acl is one of only few ligaments in our body that is entirely intra-articular which means it is not within soft tissues but is sitting inside the joint space with some surrounding joint fluid. This atmosphere makes it impossible for the ACL to heal (which I am assuming what you meant by diffuse). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What does it mean "Normal vascular flow voids are present in the distal carotid and vertebral arteries, the
basilar artery and the proximal anterior, ?
Many branches...: The aorta is the main blood vessel that comes from the heart and provides branches and blood to every organ in your body. It therefore splits quite a few times, but at about the level of your belly button the aorta does bifurcate into two main trunks that carry blood into the pelvis and legs called the iliac arteries (one right and the other left). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Medial meniscus demonstrates a linear tear within the mid substance of the meniscus with myxoid degenerative signal within the posterior horn. explain?
Meniscus tears: Recommend formal consultation with an orthopedic surgeon. Consider a virtual consult. ...Read more