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Please ask a????: Yes there is a children's medical center in dallas. If you have a specific question related to this? Or others please submit a separate question. Questions are not linked. Please read through any question you submit to the site before you send it in. ...Read more
The fontan procedure is typically performed in children with congenital heart disease such as left hypoplastic heart or tricuspid atresia.
It is best to go to hospitals with the most volume and experience in handling this condition, such as a pediatric hospital or hospital with a high volume of pediatric cardiac surgeries. ...Read more
Children's Hospital: One of nation's leading children's hospitals and located in dc. ...Read more
General Practice: A general practice physician can get his/her medical license after serving a 1 year, often rotating, internship. They provide primary care to families, from preventive exams to picking up early on illness. They have to be sharp in many areas to know when to do additional diagnostic tests, etc. Also they're courageous to keep up with so much, and humble enough to refer for more specialized care. ...Read more
Where do you live wh: What do you need done maybe I can help a suggestion. ...Read more
Doctors say to go to a major medical center for cancer issues. What do people usually do when they live hundreds of miles away with follow up visits?
Initial consult: If there is no oncologist in your community and a complex tumor problem exists whether requiring surgical oncology, chemotherapy or radiation, a consult at the nearest Cancer Center should be made. If the Center believes they should initiate treatment they will but as to further management, they will refer you to an individual closer to your home for long term follow up and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe: It's best that you give them a call to find out. ...Read more
Carple tunnel problems and solutions. Is there a reliable web site for it, say from a medical center?
Not one: Believe it or not, the va has excellent centers for veterans. There are a number of great centers around the country, I would not say that one is better than the other. From where you live, I am sure that there are some exceptional movement disorders programs in philadelphia. Johns hopkins? ...Read more
Is johns hopkins the only university or major medical center doing research on, or with a special interest in, autoimmune hypophysitis?
In the US, can you have an epilepsy patient take new AED at an epilepsy or medical center instead of home to be monitored closely for results?
How long does a doctor have to be practicing before he/she is considered good? Is a 7 year residency at st. Joesph medical center in phoenix, az good?
A few years for most:
In general sweet spot" for doctors is a few years out of training but not too many. However, doctors are like any other professionals -some are better than others. Seven years in residency should count for something, but not if it was a five year residency! To check the quality of the doctor look at your state licensing body.
https://fortress. Wa.gov/doh/providercredentialsearch/searchcriteria. Asp. ...Read more
Please: Consult your urologist or the md who diagnosed the disease. Blindly my advise would be if you have a medical school in your proximity, even if many miles away, I would make an appointment with them immediately. Do not neglect the problem every day should count! ...Read more
CANCER: Is the DaVinci Robotic System used for pancreatic cancer in any major medical center in the U.S.?
Yes: There are likely a number of cancer centers using it. Here is the webpage for The Cancer Treatment Centers of America discussing the use of the DaVinci system for pancreatic cancer: http://ctcaho. Pe/1U7XgLj ...Read more
Oncology: Does my present medical and/or surgical oncologist at a large medical center arrange for an independent second opinion that I want, or do I?
Second opinions: The reason for the second opinion often guides who does the legwork of arranging the consult and with whom. Many patients and families benefit from consulting an expert at another center, which may also include (or be limited to) review of xrays, biopsy slides or other studies. Your present doctor can facilitate, but it often works best when you inform them of your interest, your reasons, and go. ...Read more
Depends: All the cities have specialists in urology and urogynecology that can help treat your condition. Is it stress, urge, neurogenic, mixed incontinence. Stress in continence can be treated with bladder training or with surgical therapy. Urge incontinence can also be treated with biofeedback or medications. I would put our san antonio providers up against any in the country or elsewhere in texas. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer