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What is the life expectancy of a stint?

What is the life expectancy of a stint?

Depends: Depends on type of stent and location. Also if patient stops smoking, takes aspirin, takes statin and controls blood sugar all contribute. Usually few months to many years. ...Read more

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What is the life expectancy for someone with lupis?

What is the life expectancy for someone with lupis?

Can be normal: In the 1950s, 60% of lupus patients died within five years. Now, more than 90% survive beyond five years. Many lupus patients have non-life threatening disease. Kidney or brain involvement portends a worse prognosis. ...Read more

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What is the life expectancy for people with loeys-dietz syndrome?

What is the life expectancy for people with loeys-dietz syndrome?

Not Known: This disease has been diagnosed in about 300-500 people and is known as a disease entity only since 2005. Life expectancy is expected to increase like in marfans syndrome with improved awareness and medical progress. Due to the high risk of death from aortic aneurysm rupture, patients should be followed closely. A valuable resource for this is http://www.Loeysdietz.Org/index.Ph. ...Read more

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What is the life expectancy of someone woth kearn- sayres syndrome?

What is the life expectancy of someone woth kearn- sayres syndrome?

No data about this: Life expectancy is generally reduced but there is no data available to tell us how much it is reduced. It depends on the complications of the disease, especially if there are cardiac problems. ...Read more

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What is the life expectancy for kids who have treachers collins syndrome?

What is the life expectancy for kids who have treachers collins syndrome?

Normal: If the craniofacial abnormalities are addressed then the life expectancy can be otherwise normal. ...Read more

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What is the life expectancy of someone who scored an 8 on the bode index?

What is the life expectancy of someone who scored an 8 on the bode index?

Humph: The bode index scoring i know of is a 0-3, and does correlate with life expectancy in people with copd, so I am confused about a score of 8 and do not know how to answer your question. ...Read more

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What is the life expectancy of someone newly diagnosed with Devic's Disease?

What is the life expectancy of someone newly diagnosed with Devic's Disease?

Since: the neuromyelitis in Devic's disease usually affects the OPTIC NERVES the effect on life expectancy is minimal! Hopefully TREATMENT will improve the QUALITY of life (not just the QUANTITY. New treatments for MS and ALS (Lou gehrig's disease) are "in the works!!!" Hope this helps and Good Luck Dr Z ...Read more

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I have polychethima vera, diagnosed a year ago, I'm 32, I am untreated, can't afford it, I feel horrible every day. What is the life expectancy?

I have polychethima vera, diagnosed a year ago,  I'm 32, I am untreated, can't afford it, I feel horrible every day. What is the life expectancy?

Ok...: You can easily donate some blood regularly.....that will keep things under control while you are tinkling with Obama care. ...Read more

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How long is the life expectancy for emphizima ?

How long is the life expectancy for emphizima ?

Depends: Emphysema can lead to death but the effect depends on severity of the emphysema as well as other illnesses. More commonly, emphysema just makes you more fragile - i.e. More likely to die from things that wouldn't kill someone who didn't have the emphysema for example. ...Read more

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What is the life expectancy for cardiomyopathy?

What is the life expectancy for cardiomyopathy?

Cardiomyopathy: Although it is difficult to put a time line on this condition, these patients eventually will need cardiac transplant and accordingly they should be referred to a transplant center so that they can placed on transplant list. Occasionally, cardiomyopathy may be part of another disease such as muscular dystrophy in which case the life expectancy is more likely related to that underlying disease. ...Read more

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