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What does vascular dry mean?

What does vascular dry mean?

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.

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What does the term vascular invasion mean?

What does the term vascular invasion mean?

Vascular invasion: Vascular invasion refers to the direct invasion by cancer into a blood vessel. That can render a cancer intersectable, and can be a harbinger of more extensive spread of the cancer.

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What exactly does it mean when something may be vascular?

What exactly does it mean when something may be vascular?

Blood vessels: Vascular problems are related to blood vessels (blood flow, blood clots, hardening of the arteries etc).

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What means "vascular impression on the right pelvocaliceal system"? Thanks

What means "vascular impression on the right pelvocaliceal system"? Thanks

Blood vessel: It means your ureter has a blood vessel draped over or under it causing extrinsic impression on it

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Can docs explain what does vascular invasion means?

Can docs explain what does vascular invasion means?

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.

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What does a stepwise decline mean when speaking of vascular desease?

What does a stepwise decline mean when speaking of vascular desease?

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

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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.

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What does success mean on vascular surgery?

Depends: A successful outcome in vascular surgery will depend on the procedure performed but will entail achieving the desired goal of the procedure without major complications.

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Please tell me what does atherosclerosis vascular diasease mean?

Please tell me what does atherosclerosis vascular diasease mean?

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.

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What does bilateral hypoechoic nodules without vascular flow mean? Thank you.

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.

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What does it mean when ultra sound report says "No increased vascularity on color doplor"?

What does it mean when ultra sound report says "No increased vascularity on color doplor"?

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.

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At the end of my MRI it stated there are flow voids in the major vascular structurs. What does this mean? Is this bad?

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.

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My Scan Report Shows "Subcms lymphnode involving pre-vascular and paratracheal group". May I know what it means? Anything Serious?

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.

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Palpable abnormality left supraclavicular 2.1cm indeterminate partially calcified lesion w/internal vascularity, what does this mean??

Palpable abnormality left supraclavicular 2.1cm indeterminate partially calcified lesion w/internal vascularity, what does this mean??

Ask your doctor: Obviously someone ordered a test that showed this result because they were suspicious of an infection or a lymph node or even a cancer. You owe it to yourself and to that person to return for an explanation. Good luck!

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Vascular loops in close proximity to cisternal sgmnts of bilteral 7th and 8th cranial nerves without dformng contours. 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.

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What does it mean that I have a complex septated cystic lesion? It appears smooth but thickened 3 mm and demonstrates internal vascularity.

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.

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What does "increase vascularity thyroid" mean?

What does "increase vascularity thyroid" mean?

Increased blood flow: Is the general implication. If diffuse it could be due to active gland such as in hyperthyroidism. If present in one localized area could represent an active tumor.

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Do vascular headahces mean I have vascular disease?

Not necessarily: The term vascular headache has been used as another name for migraine headaches. Migraine is now thought of as a result of the release of inflammatory substances in the brain. It does not mean you have vascular disease.

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