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What Does It Mean When A Man Is Vascular
Could mean anything: When a vascular surgeon says something is "dry" it means there is no bleeding. Alternatively, I have heard body builders refer to a "vascular dry" appearance where they have prominent veins sticking out. Need more context. ...Read more
Blood vessels: Vascular problems are related to blood vessels (blood flow, blood clots, hardening of the arteries etc). ...Read more
Blood vessel: It means your ureter has a blood vessel draped over or under it causing extrinsic impression on it ...Read more
Cancer?: Vascular invasion is a term used when describing tumors. In this regard, vascular invasion means that the tumor has grown into, or invaded, a nearby major blood vessel. ...Read more
Progressively worse: Since the vascular system is everywhere in our body stepwise decline usually involves first the blood pressure (BP)-especially if it is persistently elevated and then going into the major organ systems like the heart, the brain, large vessels like the Carotid Arteries and the kidneys. All systems can be affected. The key is to have your BP, Cholesterol, stress levels under control, plus exercise ...Read more
Growth: Of rumors leads to formation of new blood vessels in tumor ...Read more
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
Atherosclerosis: Atherosclerosis is a life long disease. It is generally at different stages at the same time in various vessels. For this reason taking care of diet, exercise and drug therapy to stop progression of the disease is crucial. Some areas won't be as helped as others but you may stop them from getting worse or at least slow the process down. ...Read more
Not enough info: Too little information was provided to answer. Please reform you question, or you can consult with me. The consult should not take to long. ...Read more
Its a good report: Ultrasound tries to make a distinction between benign and malignant growths/tumors. Increased vascularity is one of the signs for the tumor to be malignant. Since your's does not show it, you should feel safe with the present report. ...Read more
What does this mean on my testicular US? I have symmetric vascular flow bilaterally (meaning?) Homogenous vascularity.
Equal blood flow: In both testicles. Seems like you are normal ...Read more
At the end of my MRI it stated there are flow voids in the major vascular structurs. What does this mean? Is this bad?
Discuss with your MD: The doctor who ordered the test should be the one to answer all your questions related to the test. Flow void in vascular structures is normal. ...Read more
My Scan Report Shows "Subcms lymphnode involving pre-vascular and paratracheal group". May I know what it means? Anything Serious?
Lymph nodes: It is normal to have small lymph nodes in these locations. Talk to your doctor about their relevance in your particular case, but it is likely that they are no cause for concern. ...Read more
Palpable abnormality left supraclavicular 2.1cm indeterminate partially calcified lesion w/internal vascularity, what does this mean??
Vascular loops in close proximity to cisternal sgmnts of bilteral 7th and 8th cranial nerves without dformng contours. What does this mean?
It means you should: NOT let a surgeon get near you with a 10 Foot Laser, tin foil, or anything else to try and cure your Facial or Ear discomforts until you've tried all possible conservative treatments and management strategies. Do not let anybody inject you with glyceraldehyde either please. Stay sharp lad...you can always redo the MRI down the road and see if it changes. A good GOOD neurologist can help you. ...Read more
What does it mean that I have a complex septated cystic lesion? It appears smooth but thickened 3 mm and demonstrates internal vascularity.
You need: To be a little more specific. Where is the lesion? The ovary? Various types of cystic lesions can occur throughout the body, and location plays a large part in determining the diagnostic possibilities. ...Read more
Peripheral: Peripheral.Get a more detailed answer ›
Vascularity: It just means there are large numbers of blood vessels in that area and should be of no consequence ...Read more
Suggest impairments.: The Saint Louis University Mental Status Examination (SLUMS) is a short test (screening) done by doctors to diagnose dementia. These tests are usually pretty easy and the questions explore basic attentional, memory, reasoning skills. The test has a maximum score of 30 pts; a score of 16 indicated that the person has significant problems in the areas mentioned above which might indicate dementia. ...Read more
Arterial phase within 20seconds. Does that mean that the tumor has a vascular invasion, what to do?
Ask your doctor what: The doctor who ordered the test can guide you after discussing with the radiologist. It may not mean anything unless there is a growth/tumor. ...Read more
The doctors suspect my 6 month old has a vascular ring if so does that mean he coud also have tracheomalacia?
Vascular ring: Yes, in some cases. The vascular ring, is a congenital malformation, in which one of the embryological dorsal aortas is not reabsorbed, and does not grow at the same rate as the body does. No medical therapy exists for the definitive treatment of vascular rings. Preoperatively, the patient should be given adequate nutritional support as well as general respiratory care and appropriate treatment of any respiratory tract infection. Surgery should not be delayed in the presence of a respiratory tract infection, because the division of the ring allows more adequate and complete clearing of respiratory secretions. ...Read more
Hi, I went for an external and internal ultrasound, and they found 4 cysts. He mentioned one of them looked vascular. What does that mean?
More Info Please!: What is your age? If you are menstruating, where were you on your cycle when you were studied? Why were you sent for the sono? Presumably the, "Cysts" were cyclic ovarian cysts. The one that was vascular COULD be a corpus luteum which forms after an egg is released and before the menses start. It is likely that a followup sono will be done to confirm resolution (disappearance) of the cysts. ...Read more
The bronco vascular markings apeear prominent with right hilar prominence what does it means is it curable? I m feeling pain in my chest.
X-ray: You give a description of nonspecific findings on a chest X-ray. Your concerns are best discussed with your Doctor who has more information about you. ...Read more
Common and benign: Cavernous malformations, or cavernous angiomas, or cavernomas, are a type of vascular abnormality of the central nervous system. They consist of a cluster of abnormal, dilated vessels. People are typically born with a tendency to have develop them, but are usually benign and most everyone do not have any symptoms, but some may have headaches or neurologic symptoms, and should see a neurologist. ...Read more
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