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Hello Doctors..i was diagnosed regenerative foveolar hyperplasia, lamina propria congestion, oedema , vascular ectasia. Any advice?

Hello Doctors..i was diagnosed regenerative foveolar hyperplasia, lamina propria congestion, oedema , vascular ectasia. Any advice?

Follow DR's advice: It is important for you to follow your DR's advice. Without a full medical history, and exam, it would not be wise to give you additional advice. ...Read more

Dr. Creighton Wright
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What is vascular dilation?

What is  vascular dilation?

Relaxed blood vessel: Blood vessels are not pipes. They have muscles in the walls and are capable of expanding and contracting to maintain your blood pressure and volume. Vascular dilation or vasodilation refers to the state when blood vessels are relaxed and expanded such as when you drink alcohol or put a hot pack on your skin. Vasoconstriction is the opposite. ...Read more

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Could you explain vascular dilation?

Could you explain vascular dilation?

Increase in lumen: of blood vessels occurs in response to certain medications, hormones and warm temperature. It also occurs in response to exercise. ...Read more

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Can you define vascular sclerosis and venous dilation and tortuosity on fundus exam? What does that actually mean?

Can you define vascular sclerosis and venous dilation and tortuosity on fundus exam? What does that actually mean?

Vascular retinopathy: Vascular sclerosis (or hardening of the retinal blood vessels), mostly in the arterioles, are associated with chronic effects of hypertension. Venous dilation and tortuousity, mean that the veins are dilated and more tortuous than normal. These changes are associated with slower drainage of blood flow out of the eye, and may signify impending vein occlusion. Requires retina specialist follow-up. ...Read more

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What causes vascular lesions?

What causes vascular lesions?

Depends: It depends on what type of vascular lesion one is dealing with. ...Read more

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What is vascularization of tumors?

What is vascularization of tumors?

Degree of vascularit: Most tumor grow by anerobic metabolism, Warburg Citric Acid Cycle. They do not need oxygen to survive and can best be controlled by use of Hyperbaric Oxygenation. Blood supply serves to allow the tumor cells to metastasize. Drugs that inhibit blood supply like Avastin (bevacizumab) actually work by opening microcirculation to let drugs into tumor.more effectively. ...Read more

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What is vascularization of tumors?

What is vascularization of tumors?

Source of invasion: All tumors tend to spread, mostly by metastasizing through surrounding blood supply. The tumors do not need the oxygen supplied by the vessels to survive since they grow by anaerobic metabolism. When Folkman developed angiostatin to diminish blood supply to tumors there was no change in growth and lesions progressed. This confirmed the role of vascularization to the tumor as sources for invasion ...Read more

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Whats vascular surgery?

Whats vascular surgery?

Blood vessel surgery: Vascular surgery is a surgical specialty that focuses on abnormalities of the blood vessels. Some procedures are done with wires, catheters, balloons, stents and several other small devices through small puncture sites in the arteries. Other procedures are done in the operating room with incisions and suturing of grafts to correct blockages or aneurysms. ...Read more

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What is vascular surgery?

What is vascular surgery?

A Lot: A vascular surgeon is a highly trained physician dedicated to the care of disorders of the circulatory system, including the arteries and the veins. The arteries carry blood from the heart to the vital organs and limbs, and the veins that return the blood back to the heart. This includes the medical management and diagnosis of these conditions, minimally invasive interventions, and surgery. ...Read more

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Vascular surgery question?

Briefly,: Vascular surgery is a medical discipline that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and problems of the arterial, venous and lymphatic systems, exclusive of the heart. Interventional treatment can be both surgical and non-surgical (i.e. Catheter based and minimally invasive) and as such, make vascular surgeons uniquely qualified to provide unbiased recommendations for patients. ...Read more

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When is a vascular shunt used?

When  is a vascular shunt used?

Temporary flow: A vascular shunt is a small tube that is inserted into a blood vessel to allow flow around a site of injury or temporary occlusion. Most commonly these are used in trauma when an artery is damaged and a section must be removed to repair it. They are also commonly used in carotid artery surgery to maintain blood flow to the brain while the artery is cleaned. ...Read more

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What exactly is vascular surgery?

What exactly is vascular surgery?

Blood vessel surgery: Vascular surgery is a surgical specialty that focuses on abnormalities of the blood vessels. Some procedures are done with wires, catheters, balloons, stents and several other small devices through small puncture sites in the arteries. Other procedures are done in the operating room with incisions and suturing of grafts to correct blockages or aneurysms. ...Read more

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What is reno vascular hypertension?

What is reno vascular hypertension?

Kidney artery: Kidneys are critical regulators of salt balance and bp, and when a partial renal arterial obstruction develops, the level of BP sensed by the kidney decreases. This trigger a number of processes, notably increased secretion of renin, which raise systemic bp, resulting in hypertension. Renovascular hypertension can sometimes be improved or even cured by relief of the obstruction. ...Read more

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What's best for a vascular headache?

What's best for a vascular headache?

See a specialist: The best treatment for a headache is to know what type you have. This type of headache can be severe and debilitating. See a headache or orofacial pain specialist for evaluation and management. ...Read more

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Please describe a vascular headache?

Please describe a vascular headache?

Vascular headache?: A vascular headache is an outdated definition to describe certain types of headache which were thought to be related to blood vessel dilation or contraction. See your PCP for evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What is degenerative vascular disease?

What is degenerative vascular disease?

Atherosclerotic : Degenerative vascular disease refers to atherosclerotic disease. It is not vascular disease in a 'degenerate'. We call it degenerative because the vessels begin to degenerate from the damage to their walls. ...Read more

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What is vascular migraine and symtoms?

What is vascular migraine and symtoms?

Good resource: Here's a good article to help: http://migrainesymptoms-guide.Com/what-is-a-vascular-migraine/. ...Read more

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How do you describe a vascular headache?

How do you describe a vascular headache?

See below:: Severe pain on one or both sides of the head, upset stomach, and, at times, disturbed vision. People often describe pain as pulsing or throbbing in one area of the head. People become very sensitive to light and sound. They may also become nauseous and vomit. ...Read more

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What does dialysis vascular access mean?

What does dialysis vascular access mean?

Access to blood: Hemodialysis needs access to blood to run high speed flow about 12-15 oz of blood per minute. This requires a larger line under the collar bone which is a temporary method or a surgery to connect the veins of arm with an artery which pours great flow of blood into the vein. The vein will get larger and can be stuck with a needle to make access to blood easy. A plastic tube may be used, a graft. ...Read more

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