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What does end stage organ failure mean?

What does end stage organ failure mean?

Can maintain the: Metabolic demands of the body. Could be multi organ failure (heat, lung, liver, kidney) the more the worse and higher rate of morbidity and mortality. Could be kidney failure (needing hemodyalisis. Heart failure (weak heart). Etc. ...Read more

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Drank wine bottle almost daily for past few years, now stopped. Blood tests for organ functions was normal. Does this mean no serious damage done?

Drank wine bottle almost daily for past few years, now stopped. Blood tests for organ functions was normal. Does this mean no serious damage done?

Probably: But there's no test for the affect on your brain. More than the lightest drinking is prone to damage this organ, which can't really be healed. I am VERY glad that you stopped -- it's an act of love shown to those who care for you. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What actually makes stage 4 colon cancer terminal ? Is it organ failure ?

What actually makes stage 4 colon cancer terminal ? Is it organ failure ?

Varies widely with: the individual yet correct, one of more organ system functions become so compromised that staying alive becomes increasingly fragile and any number of otherwise easily handled variables result in death. Additionally, with awareness of ?ing debility, decreasing options, often pain with very advanced disease, the internal will to live fades & dying appears the better option. ...Read more

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What number of organ and other process in human body.it means total number of process are in human body ?

THERE ARE BOOKS-: -that answer that. essentially you need to memorize the Creb's Cycle. its all there, Google it! ...Read more

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Can normal ultrasound of organ means that there is no tumor in abdomen?

Can normal ultrasound of organ means that there is no tumor in abdomen?

No: Ultrasound has limitations with regard to exclusion of abdominal malignancies because of the presence of bowel gas and the skill of the person performing the study. When the suspicion for malignancy is sufficient, ct or MRI is a better examination. ...Read more

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Did an ultrasound, and doc said that appendix was upside down, and over another organ. What could that mean, upside down? Is is dangerous?

Did an ultrasound, and doc said that appendix was upside down, and over another organ. What could that mean, upside down? Is is dangerous?

Not important: If appendix is not inflammed and there is no evidence of appendcitis usually does not matter what position it is in. Appendix comes off cecum and mainly behind cecum, and if cecum mobile can move around. ...Read more

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Dad is a diabetic. He said the doctors says he has perfect organ function. Does this mean they tested for all diabetes-associated complications?

Dad is a diabetic. He said the doctors says he has perfect organ function. Does this mean they tested for all diabetes-associated complications?

Maybe (not) . . .: I have no way of determining what was (not) tested. Ideally, diabetics should see their Ophthalmologist at least once yearly. Podiatrist can provide foot care if family doc notes loss of sensation (monofilament test). Cardiologists would assess heart function, of course. Family docs can monitor blood pressure, A1c, cholesterol & urine microalbumin:creatinine ratio. So did he get all this done? ...Read more