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What is the survival rate of people who have asterosytomas in the brain?

What is the survival rate of people who have asterosytomas in the brain?

It depends: Survival rates for any cancer are very dependent on a number of variables. With astrocytomas, patient age, tumor location, pathological features (anaplastic versus low-grade, presence of necrosis, 1p/19q deletions, etc.), complications from treatment (radiation or surgery), and functional status all seem to affect prognosis. ...Read more

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What are the chances of someone surviving with bleeding in the brain?

What are the chances of someone surviving with bleeding in the brain?

Not great: If a subarachnoid hemorrhage due to ruptured aneurysm, about 50% die prior to reaching hospital. If an intracerebral hemorrhage of any cause, mortality is 60% within one year. ...Read more

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What is the rate of survival for people who develop septic shock?

What is the rate of survival for people who develop septic shock?

60%: It is very variable, with many factors playing a role. Concomitant conditions and age are also major factors, though most studies have around a 40 percent mortality on average. ...Read more

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What is the implication of cocci being found in the lungs of someone with severe copd? The patient is extremely confused & agitated most of the time

What is the implication of cocci being found in the lungs of someone with severe copd?  The patient is extremely confused & agitated most of the time

Quite concerning: Could well be pneumonia, but confusion and agitation could well be due to hypoxia, and this needs immediate attention. The confusion could be due to other causes such as medication rxtns, or alzheimer's. See your doctor today! ...Read more

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What is the survival rate of patients with brain aneurysm surgery?

What is the survival rate of patients with brain aneurysm surgery?

Generally very good: There have been great advances in this area in the last decade. IF the surgery is done electively the results are quite god. IF the aneurysm bursts then it is more dangerous. Not all aneurysms need to be fixed, some can be watched based on location and size . ...Read more

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What is the survival rate of patients with brain stem gliomas?

What is the survival rate of patients with brain stem gliomas?

Poor survival rate: Brainstem gliomas are primary brain tumors that arise from the glial tissue and are usually astrocytomas (grades 1-4). Diagnosis is by mri. Rarely are these biopsied or operated upon because of their critical location in the brainstem. For the highest grade, survival is on the order of months. The lower grade may survive a couple of years. Radiation and chemotherapy do play a role in treatment. ...Read more

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What is the fraction of people living with aids in ca?

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What is the fraction of people living with aids in ca?

0.2% of the CA pop.: The following website has the number of people living with aids in california: http://www.Cdph.Ca.Gov/programs/aids/documents/sssemiannualrptjun2011.Pdf the total number of patients living with aids in california in 2011 is 69, 389 people. Ther were approximately 37, 578, 616 living in california, so 69, 389/37, 578, 616 = 0.2% of the population of california is living with aids. ...Read more

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Does anyone know the survival rate of an avm (arteriovenous malformation) being in your head?

Does anyone know the survival rate of an avm (arteriovenous malformation) being in your head?

Bleed risk: The overall risks of bleeding are 3-4% yearly. Each bleed episode carries a 25% risk of mortality. Overall risk of dying is therefore 1% yearly. ...Read more

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What is the survival rate of someone with malignant meningioma?

What is the survival rate of someone with malignant meningioma?

Stage: It depend to the stage of disease if stage 1 and be resected survival is good. ...Read more

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What is the prognosis of meningitis in old people?

What is the prognosis of meningitis in old people?

Prognosis worse: Older people have less ability to heal rapidly, and may well be compromised due to medications and co-morbidities. The mortality rate is far higher, and recovery potential lower as aging proceeds. In fact, many older patients do succumb terminally to infections. ...Read more

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What type of stroke causes bleeding in the brain? What is the survival rate?

What type of stroke causes bleeding in the brain? What is the survival rate?

Many causes: hemorrhagic stroke can happen from severe elevation in blood pressure (most common), or from an ischemic stroke transforming into a hemorrhagic, or a subarachnoid hemorrhage from a ruptured aneurysm, or from an AVM (arteriovenous malformation), or a large cortical brain hemorrhage from an amyloid angiopathy (in elderly with dementia) etc etc ...Read more

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What is the fraction of people who get pancreatic cancer and survive?

What is the fraction of people who get pancreatic cancer and survive?

Pancreatic cancer: Pancreatic cancer is often found after it has already spread outside the pancreas. For all patients together, the one year survival is 20% and the five-year rate is 6%. However, if surgery is able to be performed and the tumor has not spread outside the pancreas, the five-year survival could be as much as 25%. Talk to your oncologist, who can give you more precise information. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is an approximate percentage of people who grow out of their pet allergies in the future?

What is an approximate percentage of people who grow out of their pet allergies in the future?

Animal allergies: I am not aware of any data on the number or percentage of patients outgrowing their pet allergies. Many of these sensitivities are longlasting and ubiquitous. Patients are frequently exposed at school, in the wokplace or just visitng relatives and friends. ...Read more

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What is the survival rate or time frame for people with grade one brain cancer to live.

What is the survival rate or time frame for people with grade one brain cancer to live.

Many types: There are many forms of brain cancer. We would need to know the specific type to give you an answer. ...Read more

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How high is the percentage of people in the world will have vision problems in their lifetime?

How high is the percentage of people in the world will have vision problems in their lifetime?

Depends: A need for eyeglasses is extremely common and universal after age 40. There are many injuries and illnesses affecting the eyes and this contributes to vision problems. Thus 100 % of people witll have issues that need evaluation although not all of them would be defined as "problems". ...Read more

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What are the percentage of people survival after the ventilator is turned off.

Hard to say.: Depends entirely upon the underlying disease and the patient. Your doc knows the answer to this. ...Read more

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Dad has lymphoma of the brain, what are the success rates of treatment?

Dad has lymphoma of the brain, what are the success rates of treatment?

CNS lymphoma: Is different from lymphoma elsewhere, not very responsive to treatment. Current treatment does not result in cure, and possibly prolongation of survival. High dose Methotrexate alone, without XRT is the current standard. Sorry to deliver harsh tiding over the net, but you cannot dress this up nicely. ...Read more