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What Is Ie Ls Means
Nutrients: An essential nutrient is a nutrient that the body needs, but cannot manufacture in an adequate amount. The body has many chemical reactions that occur and often these reactions require the nutrients in some manner. Deficiencies of these nutrients can lead to serious illness. Some examples include: vitamin c (scurvy); vitamin d (rickets); thiamine (beriberi); Niacin (pellagra). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Heart Attack: Myocardial infarction is the medical name for a heart attack. Antero-septal refers to a region of the heart. An asmi (antero-septal myocardial infarction) can cause considerable permanent heart damage as this would likely involve a large area of heart muscle. Optimally, treatment such as angioplasty would be performed within a very few hours to minimize long-term consequences. ...Read more
Cancerous: Cancerous of course is a term itself, denoting...Cancer. Depending on the biopsy diagnosis, the cancer may be named by it's tissue diagnosis, for example basal cell cancer, or squamus cell cancer. Not all tumors are cancerous, etc. The biopsy will determine pathology. To expire, is a medical term referring to when a patient dies (the pt "expired" after a long fight with lung cancer). ...Read more
Its complicated: Hyperviscosity of semen is assessed on semen analysis 30 to 60 minutes after it is produced. After it liquifies, kind of like the opposite of epoxy glue where two liquids become solid, if the semen pours too thick then the viscosity is elevated. This is very rare, often misdiagnosed and may be due to the absence of certain enzymes in the semen. ...Read more
Top of uterus: Fundal means the top of your uterus. A fundal placenta means it is located at the top which is normal. Placental grading is somewhat controversial. Most radiologist and perinatologists do not use this system. Grade 2 placentas at 25 weeks may or may not be normal. You will need to discuss the details with the doctor who performed the sonogram or is managing your pregnancy ...Read more
Localized to 1 place: It means that it's an infection of a specific, localized part of the body (in this case, bone) rather than a generalized infection. ...Read more
Latin: Atrium is latin for a welcoming or reception room which leads to other rooms - which is exactly what the cardiac atrium is. (it "welcomes" the blood returning from the lungs into the left atrium or the whole body into the right atrium, collects it, and ushers it into the ventricles.). ...Read more
What is considered high my daughter is 22 was pregnant and duplicate is 0.04. What does this mean?
Can't answer: I'm sorry, I need more information. What is the lab test that you are referring to? Please ask again with more info! ...Read more
It means: Resin uptake of tri-iodo thyronine. It means you are possibly hyperthyroid, but it depends on the rest of your thyroid function tests, such as total and free t4. Confused? This is a complicated set of tests to interpret, so ask your endocrinologist. ...Read more
RA test: This test measures rheumatoid factor, which is an antibody in the blood that's present in many people with ra. It is not absolutely diagnostic as it is only positive is 70-80% RA patients. A positive test may also indicate a different rheumatologic disorder. The normal range is determined by the lab and is usually <10, when measured in units. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Polyposis?: Maybe i'm missing the mark, but i wonder if you are thinking about polyposis. There is a condition called "familial polyposis" where people get hundreds of polyps (growths) in their colon. It is considered to be associated with a high risk for cancer, and it's hereditary. If this applies to your family, you may be advised to have a colonoscopy 10 years earlier than the usual 50 years of age. ...Read more
Report(chest) is cardiothoracic ratio is increased. Aorta is unfolded. Please tell me is it serious comdition?
My wife is told after a echocardiography that ""interatrial septum appears aneurysmal"" what is that mean?
Prob. normal variant: The intraatrial septum is the divider between the left and right atria (top chambers of heart). There is normally a hole there in fetal development that closes in infancy in most people. About 1% of the population has some part of that hole remaining. A floppy ias is associated with higher frequency of this residual hole, but is not diagnostic. Unless history of stroke, prob. Nothing to do. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer