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What Is The Fatality Rate Associated With Scoliosis
Encephalitis: The survival rate is based on the type of infection and how quickly it is treated and then the response to the antibiotics. With present day treatments and early intervention the results of survival have surprising good. ...Read more
It depends: There is no specific treatment for polio, it is treated by supportive management only. That is why doctors recommend vaccinations for polio and other vaccine preventable disease in general, because there are no good treatments for polio and other viral diseases. Life expectancy depends upon the severity of the disease. Respiratory involvement has a poorer prognosis. ...Read more
Depends on staging: If stage. 4 it can range from few weeks to months, . ...Read more
Depends: It is not just the presence of aortic stenosis, but the arrival of symptoms that determine whether the condition needs to be treated aggressively. With the development of chest pain, shortness of breath, and syncope, or fainting, the need for surgery increases. Otherwise, medical therapy may be all that is necessary for a long life. ...Read more
Is Myxomatous of the mitral valve with minimal insuficiency, is this dangerous? Whats the treatment? Os this related to anxietyand shortness of breath
Mitral valve : Myxomatosis mitral valve is fairly commonly diagnosed with the improvement of Eco technology. Inthe present of no or minimal regurgitation the risk is small. We do know valves degenerate and care should be taken to reassess the patient from time to time. Anxiety does not effect function and shortness of breath here is usually from some other cause ...Read more
Everyone is diffrent: But the average pulse rate is between 60 and 80 beats per min. Resp rate is 16 to 18 breaths per min. ...Read more
Good: The ability to carry a pregnancy to term is very good but the major risk is to the mother who has had previous surgery for aortic root dilatation. Any pregnancy in a mother with Marfan Syndrome has to be treated with close attention to detail, especially with close monitoring of the aortic root diameter. The delivery should be by the least strtessful method. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
100%: 50% at 3-5 years. Low occurrence of this problem. ...Read more
Infection?: Tachycardia could be sec to multiple reasons. A reaction to certain medications congenital (present at birth) electrical pathway abnormalities in the heart congenital abnormalities of the heart iinfection.Electrolyte imbalance heart disease which has resulted in poor blood supply and damage to heart tissues, hyperthroidism, lung disease etc. ...Read more
Skin problem: This is a skin disorder. I recommend asking a dermatologist this question. ...Read more
What is the cause of irregular heartbeat, could it be associated with moderate pulmonary hypertension?
Also heart rate less than 60b/min?
Reviewing a case: These little text boxes are not enough to review a complex case. You might consider having a consult with a physician here on HealthTap. ...Read more
Lower than ever: The prognosis for wegener's is actually fairly good with the newer therapies. If the absence of severe kidney or neurologis involvement most patients do well. ...Read more
What is the risk of having severe cervical spinal stenosis myelopathy? There is almost no CSF around T3/T4. Is this a dangerous concern?
Cervical level: T3/T4 is at the thoracic level, not the cervical level. In order to diagnose cervical spinal myelopathy and MRI of the neck or cervical spine would be helpful. The CSF may be narrow at some levels, but this not always of concern. Why is it narrow? Is something out of place? Was there a spinal fracture at T3/4, or was this an incidental finding? Your answer makes a difference. ...Read more
Variable: It is too variable to predict; it could be days or years. ...Read more
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