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Which hair replacement procedure works best for men?

Which hair replacement procedure works best for men?

Single follicular: The most natural results are obtained withings single follicular unit transplants. This means that hairs are placed one by one to fill the area of hair loss. This can be done with a strip or follicular unit extraction. No one will know you had a hair transplant. ...Read more

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How successful is a hintegra ankle replacement procedure?

How successful is a hintegra ankle replacement procedure?

Successful: This prosthesis has a very good success record in europe. Unfortunately, it is not fda approved for use in the U.S. There is a comparable (three component) prosthesis called the star that is fda approved for use in this country. It also has a very good record. www.orthodoc.aaos.org/footankle. ...Read more

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How risky is a pacemaker and cables replacement procedure when the cables are 13 years old?

How risky is a pacemaker and cables replacement procedure when the cables are 13 years old?

It depends: If they are only replacing the pacemaker and leaving the old wires alone, not very risky. If they are going to remove the old wires there is additional risk, although many centers are quite good at that. Not every place that puts in pacemakers is set up to remove old wires. Discuss this with your physician. ...Read more

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Is the heart valve replacement procedure particularly dangerous?

Is the heart valve replacement procedure particularly dangerous?

No, some risks exist: Like any invasive surgical procedure there are risks: infection<2%, stroke < 1%, death<.5%; these numbers can vary depending on degree of co-existing illness in patient. Many of these procedures have been performed, you can obtain success data on a given physician. In every case, a risk/benefit calculation must be analyzed. ...Read more

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What is the partial hip replacement procedure that replaces just the acetabellum not the femur head?

What is the partial hip replacement procedure that replaces just the acetabellum not the femur head?

Acetabular osteotomy: There are acetabular osteotomies that reorient the acetabulum but do not actually replace the surface. ...Read more

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What is vaginal replacement in a cancer patient?

What is vaginal replacement in a cancer patient?

Vagina: When patients undergo extensive surgery by a gynecologic oncologist for advanced or recurrent cancer, the vagina is reconstructed for both sexual function and to decrease complications in the pelvis. We often will reconstruct the new vagina out of a piece of bowel separated from the rest of the bowel. This is done relatively frequently by gyn oncologists. ...Read more

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What is the procedure for pacemaker replacement?

What is the procedure for pacemaker replacement?

Generator change: Typically an outpatient procedure involving a small incision to access the old device, unplugging the leads and placing a new pacemaker generator into the pocket once the leads are attached and closing the incision. Less involved typically than the original placement. ...Read more

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What is success.On a spinal fusion rather then replacement is the procedure same amount risky? I'm scared by I do need one

What is success.On a spinal fusion rather then replacement is the procedure same amount risky? I'm scared by I do need one

Depends : Depends on the reason for fusion, the age of the patient , their medic issues . It really just depends on a lot of things. I would ask the bone doctor your question. ...Read more

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Is total hip replacement a very common procedure?

YES: Total hip replacements are one of the most common procedures performed. Over 285,000 are performed yearly in the USA. ...Read more

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