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What Do Physicians Do In Surgery To Remove A Ganglion On The Hand
It depends...: During surgery, ganglion cysts can be removed through an open incision or through an arthroscopic approach. With an open incision, the ganglion cyst undergoes a circumferential dissection and an ablation of its stalk from the wrist joint. With a minimally invasive arthroscopic approach, the ganglion cyst is excised from within the wrist joint and may be more cosmetically acceptable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Commonly associated with trauma or arthritis the joint capsule becomes stretched. As the body produces additional synovial fluid to lubricate the joint the loosened joint capsule stretches and fills with fluid...The gnaglion. As the body produces more or less the size of the ganglion will fluctuate. Best ...Read more
Simple removal: If a rock lodges on the eye, it can be removed by an office/chair procedure under topical anesthesia. It does not have a specific name - just foreign body removal. If the rock penetrates and stays in the eye, major surgery under general is usually done termed orbiral/ocular exposure, exploration and repair. ...Read more
Why do orthopedic surgeons not do 2nd surgeries on the hand/wrist? They are telling me that it is not so simple going through the scar tissue.
Depends: AS the wrist and hands have multiple bones and joints, needing fine motor movements, one can imagine the hesitation to limit the number of surgeries to avoid unnecessary scar formation, which would interfere with those movements and needed flexibility. In the meantime, pl continue to employ OT/PT to maximize strength. ...Read more
Do surgeons leave a part of the first rib during surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome or do they remove the whole thing?
TOS: The removal of the first rib is a fairly involved procedure, but results are frequently highly gratifying. In my experience the entire rib is excised. ...Read more
I have multiple small moles on my face. What is the best procedure to remove them without scaring. What type of Doctor should preform the procedure?
Facial lesions/scars: There are NEVER any guarantees no mater which specialty of doctor removes any facial lesion. The normal healing process is scar formation. Best to seek a boarded PS to discuss. ...Read more
Location?: Depends on the location and symptoms, if asymptomatic than there is no need to treat it. If on the dorsum of the wrist aspiration may be successful, on the volar aspect surgical excision would be indicated. If on the finger its known as a mucus cyst and if symptomatic than excision is indicated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Removal of a cyst is an elective procedure and is best reserved for an office procedure. See your primary care for further evaluation and possibly referral to a surgeon. ...Read more
What are the steps the doctor uses to remove a third nipple about a centimeter wide? I can't find anything about the procedure on the internet.
Surgeon: You should consult with a plastic surgeon. He or she will be better suited to explain the surgery. It should be a relatively simple procedure. Take care! ...Read more
Did an MRI of the right foot & found out I have a fracture of the third metatarsal on my foot. How long is the healing process, what can I do to help.
Cancer on the bone of strernum and on the left chest. Doctors want to remove the sternum by surgery. What do you think? Is that right?
Yes: Make sure you are being treated by a board certified thoracic surgeon. If this is malignant, treatment planning should include a medical oncologist and radiation oncologist, as many require multi modality therapy. The thoracic surgeon may need the assistance of a reconstructive plastic surgeon to close the defect created when the tumor is excised. Also, the margin of resection is important. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What kind of a doctor do i need to remove varicose veins wrapped around the tibal nerve in the tarsal tunnel?
Can't: If the bone is deformed, there is nothing short of surgery to restore its shape. Unless markedly deformed, shouldn't even be noticed. Especially in a young spine which is flexible and can accommodate to a slight deformity at one level. Bottom line, don't worry. Recover from the fracture. Then, if still symptoms a year or so later, then consider something at that time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it worth it to get the surgery to fix the labral tear in my hip? I can't do any exercise without pain
What do they do at the hospital for a the treatment for a sprained foot besides RICE AND CRUTCHES what do they out on your foot to help it heal?
Physical Therapy: If your sprain is severe enough that you are unable to bear weight, then physical therapy can significantly accelerate the healing process, utilizing ultrasound, TENS, Ice baths, massage, balance exercises, and range of motion. Ask your dr about a Physical Therapy referral. ...Read more
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