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Dr. Michio Abe Dr. Abe
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What is the usual treatment for a meningioma?

Dr. Michio Abe Dr. Abe
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What is the usual treatment for a meningioma?

Depends: You should be seen by a neurosurgeon, especially if you have any symptoms associated with it. Observation with close imaging follow-up may be approprate in select cases if asymptomatic. The usual treatment for the symptomatic meningioma include surgical resection, transarterial embolization and radiation. ...Read more

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Meningioma (Definition)

A condition in which tumors occur in the membrane surrounding the brain and spinal cord. Most of these tumors are benign, but a small percentage can be malignant. Most people with ...Read more


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What is the treatment for a neuroblastoma?

What is the treatment for a  neuroblastoma?

Variable: Treatment consists of surgery to diagnose and treat it and usually chemotherapy. ...Read more

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What is the normal treatment for a hydrocele?

What is the normal treatment for a hydrocele?

Surgery or nothing: Hydroceles in babies usually resolve spontaneously by age-1-year unless large & tense. Can be corrected by simple surgery, if fluctuate in size in boys, like pediatric hernia surgery. Adults should should have scrotal sonogram if testicle is larger than on other side, or can not be palpated. Surgical hydrocelectomy is treatment of choice if hydrocele is large or symptomatic, or observed if small. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for glioma?

What is the treatment for glioma?

Surgery primarily: The initial treatment for a brain glioma is surgical resection. Subsequently, chemotherapy and radiation are often recommended. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for a cholesteatoma?

What is the treatment for a  cholesteatoma?

Surgery: I would see a local ENT in galveston or houston. There are ENT doctors who just specialize in just complex ear surgery called otologist or neuro-otologists. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for meningocele?

What is the treatment for meningocele?

Surgical repair: Meningocele is typically repaired surgically after delivery. There are a few research centers that perform fetal surgery to repair these defects prior to delivery - with varying degrees of success. ...Read more

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What is the course of treatment for a brain aneuyrism?

What is the course of treatment for a brain aneuyrism?

May be variable: Studies suggest that an unruptured aneurysm over 0.9mm in size be considered a possible indication for preventative treatment. A ruptured aneurysm is a neurological emergency, and requires intensive care, and likely surgical treatment. Supportive post-operative care is critical. Medications for complications such as edema, stroke, increased intracranial pressure, seizures important. ...Read more

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What is the normal treatment for hydrocephalus?

What is the normal treatment for hydrocephalus?

Shunting.: Ventriculoperitoneal shunts can be placed to drain the fluid build-up inside the head and relieve the pressure on the sensitive brain tissue. They are the standard of care for significant internal hydrocephalus. Seek neurosurgical care for additional details. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for tbi?

What is the treatment for tbi?

Brain injury: Do you mean "traumatic brain injury? If so, many pts. Improve slowly and steadily over a 1 1/2-2 year period of time. Some benefit from speech therapies, cognitive-behavioural therapies, and even the useage of memory enhancing agents such as Namenda (memantine) or aricept. Antidepressants, and drugs to enhance focus and concentration may be useful. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for migraine?

What is the treatment for migraine?

Alot but: You may want to consider having your doctor/headache specialist see if Botox can be approved for your migraine headaches. If it works you could have significantly less migraines for at least 3-4 months at a time. Many times people's migraines are cut in half if not more. The use of your oral migraine prevention medications and abortives are much more helpful and reduce occurrences even better. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for meningitis?

What is the treatment for meningitis?

Depends on cause: If viral, usually self limited and rather benign, but if bacterial, antibiotics are crucial, if fungal, anti fungal drugs, if tuberculous, specific drugs for tbc. However, cancer can be culprit for carcinomatous meningitis, so key to get diagnosis asap. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for avm?

What is the treatment for avm?

It depends: Avm is arterial venous malformation. I assume you are concerned about this in the brain. Large ones near the surface can be treated by direct removal. Directed emboli can close off feeders. Directed radiation can shrink some. Deep lying types often need to be left alone. Genetic types can be multiple including in the kidneys. In children they can cause heart failure and seizures. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for migrane?

What is the treatment for migrane?

Find real cause.: Since most headaches are not migraines, with 85% of all headaches coming from cervical problems, the treatments are varied, depending on the underlying issues that are causing the headache symptoms. There are many interventions such as ice/heat, stretching, massage, pt, medications (otc and rx), injections, all based on your underlying pathology. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for hemangioblastom?

What is the treatment for hemangioblastom?

Hemangioblastoma: Hemangioblastomas are slow growing benign vascular tumors that grow in the central nervous system or in the spinal cord. Treatment is usually by surgical resectiom. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for pseudoseizures?

What is the treatment for pseudoseizures?

Therapy: Pseudoseizures are classified in a group of disorders called conversion disorders. Although your symptoms are very real, there is no physical basis for them. Often the symptoms of conversion disorders are caused by stress. The best treatment is counseling/therapy to help you deal withn the stressors in your life. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for hemangioma?

What is the treatment for hemangioma?

Leave alone: Small hemangiomas are best left alone. If they are in an area that is dangerous, like near the eye, we can inject them with steroids, use high potency topical steroids, topical Aldara (imiquimod) cream or propranalol with some relief. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for cerebritis?

What is the treatment for cerebritis?

Depends: This totally depends on the cause since cerebritis can infectious or inflammatory and due to many different reasons. Each cause has a specific treament. Do you know the cause of the cerebritis? ...Read more

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What is the treatment for common migraine?

What is the treatment for common migraine?

Identify triggers: There are certain foods and aspects of lifestyle that can trigger or worsen headaches and migraines. The best way to identify triggers is to maintain a headache diary and keep a list of foods eaten before your migraine. Common triggers include chocolate, caffeine, cheese, msg, processed meats, alcohol, smoking/being around smoke, stress, skipping meals, lack of sleep or too much sleep. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for clonus?

What is the treatment for clonus?

Depend: It depend on the disease which causes clonus. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a brain aneurysm?

What is the best treatment for a brain aneurysm?

Depends: There are two main treatments for brain aneurysms. One is surgery and the other is embolization of the aneurysm. They both have good and bad issues to be discussed with your doctor. Brain aneurysms are a serious matter. But, take your time and make sure you understand the risks of both the procedures. Then compare them to the risk of doing neither. ...Read more