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Vaginal Replacement Procedure
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Is there a partial hip replacement procedure that only replaces the acetabellum and not the femur head?
Reconstruction: There are various ways to reconstruct a vagina after a cancer patient has undergone extensive surgeries to remove cancer. If the scarring and disfigurement was substantial, vaginal reconstruction is an option for patient satisfaction and normal appearance. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is success.On a spinal fusion rather then replacement is the procedure same amount risky? I'm scared by I do need one
Any thoughts on bhrt using the biote pellet procedure for my hormone replacement after my hysterectomy?
Balance is Key: If the surgical procedure included the removal of both ovaries, then one will experiece a sudden decrease of progesterone, testosterone and estrogen. Compounded pellet implants for women come in the forms of Estradiol and testosterone. Progesterone is rx as a topical, inj or oral. The advantage of the pellet implant tx is the steady-state delivery over 3-6 months. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Minimally invasive hip replacement surgery is this a proven method for hi replacemnent. Just wondering due to this being a rather new procedure.?
Man 86 severe angina nds valve replacement cd it b done enestetic free. What materials would the valve be made of. How long is this procedure. Thanks.
My dad got in a serious car accident and will have to have a hip replacement, will he still be able to bike after the procedure?
Knee replacement: Although we call it a "total" knee replacement, this surgery is actually a "resurfacing" of the end of the femur, the top of the tibia and the undersurface of the patella (knee cap) with metal and plastic components. Although the acl and PCL ligaments are "replaced" in a total knee with a plastic post, the muscles (quads & collateral ligaments (mcl and lcl) are preserved intact with this procedure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
4 hours: The surgery might take approximately 4 hours. You would expect to spend, on average, 5 days in the hospital. Complete recovery takes approximately 2 months. If the repair is done in a minimally invasive fashion, the hospital stay might be 3-4 days and full recovery might take only one month. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Generally, is a knee replacement an easier procedure to tolerate after you've had one already? Had the right knee done, now waiting for the left.
Tolerate TKR : You know what to expect and what is required to recover, usually makes it easier. ...Read more
Hello! I had a crowned replacement on my fore tooth, 6 of them. After the procedure I got depressed and start feel regret and sad why I did it.?
Give it some time: The mouth is a very sensitive place. Small changes can affect you greatly. I suggest giving your body time to get use to the new crowns. If the teeth are now healthy and pain and disease free, you have just done something good for your body. If there are problems with the crowns or if there is pain you should seek care to check how the crowns are doing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can knee replacement be done more cheaply overseas? Is knee replacement a procedure that can be done inexpensively in other countries through medical tourism?
Knee replacement: Yes, it probably can be done less expensively overseas. You have to consider, however, whether the surgeon doing the procedure overseas will fly to the us to operate on you in case of a complication. When things go wrong you may not want to get on a place overseas to see him/her. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After having hip replacement is it feasible to have knee replacement and what are duration procedure involved?
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