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Tumor Around Infant Heart
48 YEAR OLD MALE, MINOR LEAKY HEART VALVE, DOMINATE RIGHT ARTERY, NO OTHER SIGN OF HEART DISEASE. MONITOR 12 MONTHLY, WHEN WILL THEY OPERATE?
Heart valve: Given provided information an operation might be necessary in 52 years (!) ...Read more
"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more
Double pneumonia, coughing up blood, heart pumping at 5 percent and a clot or tumor on left ventricle of heart. How serious is this?
37 yr old stroke victim brain scan shows eye movement & response to pain. On ventilator; top of skull may be removed 2 less pressure. Is this progress?
Decompressive Crani: After large strokes , brain develops swelling usually between 3-5 days after stroke . This requires decompressive hemi crani , which removes bony skull from same side of stroke. This is beneficial to be for within 48 hrs of stroke . It's hard to say this is progress and improvement based on your provided history. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does the umbilical cord affect heart rate or heart beat? Baby heart stops for hours and starts back im 4 month. Is that regular?
Doesn't really stop: I am going to make assumption that what you mean is that you can't detect the baby's heart rate for hours at a time, & then, likely due to position change or activity in the fetus, you can again. This IS normal.Certainly, if there is true compression of the umbilical cord vessels, the baby's heart rate could be affected.But this is probably not happening..she's just sleeping or moving. Best wishes ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Good: Nowadays the survival rate is quite good(don't remember the exact percentage, but it is high. ...Read more
Boyfriend is in congestive heart failure, heart functioning at 5%, pumping fluid off organs now, too weak to survive heart attack/stroke. Prognosis?
Famale age 30,6 month pregnancy,nuchal thichness of 9.2mm,mild git ascities,stomach not visualizing,heart lung kidney brain normal.previous hydroph?
See a specialist: What you are describing sounds suspicious for anomalies. You should be referred to a Maternal Fetal Medicine specialist for further evaluation. ...Read more
Is it normal for the fetal heart rate to slow down at night? I'm 11 weeks pregnant. Normally baby's heart rate is 150's last night it was 120's.
Is a 2 year old with congenital heart disease (repaired coarctation) more susceptible to myocarditis? 5th disease is going round his nursery..
Not more susceptible: If he had an isolated coarctation of the aorta then he is at no greater risk. Some babies with complex types of CHD also have related immune issues which would put them at greater risk - this is not usually the case with a "simple" coarctation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a fetal doppler detect womb sounds, maternal heart beat, and umbilical cord (abdomen the size of a 26 week pregnancy) with a pseudo pregnancy. ?
Could an unsheilded CT scan and multiple x-rays at 5 weeks gestation result in any of the problems wih my son? (autism, pvl, dysplastic kidney, silent aspiration, preauricular pit, heart murmur)
Is metrial valve prolapse threatens my life noting that my mother died in her fourteens by heart strock?
My Dad: heart attack 2.5 yrs ago
LBBB AS inoperable, 90% blockage in 3 valves 87yrs old
Now severe cough when eating, makes him shake. Prognosis?
Dad 85 CAD etc: Sorry to hear about your Dad's problems. Only his physician can give an estimate of his long term prognosis. The issues he suffers from run in families and thus in your family tree. You cannot change your family history but you do not have to repeat it. Learn to feed the roots of your family tree to avoid getting his problems. I would consult with your Dr to see how to hand other factors in you. ...Read more
Likely to die during aneurysm clipping surgery? momhaving it inweeks; shes 48, COPD, Heart disease, coronary artery disease,many heartissues 95lbs 5'7
Relatively high risk: You mean Berry ' cerebral aneurysm surgery risk is getting much better , but still is relatively high risk procedure due to your mom's associated problems, if neglected will have much worse out come than cure by surgery. You need help to over come your grief, speak to your family members ...Read more
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