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What Vaule Is Affected When You Have A Septic Infarct
What are the chances of a lesion being serious if not seen on a c-scan. Can't a Dr. tell a cyst or blood vessel when he removes it.
Ask surgeon: I assume C scan is cat scan.Usually surgeon likes to know type of lesion dealing with. If it has large amount of blood vessels, cystic, or solid. Helps with surgical planning. Access to problem depends a lot on location I would want to know as much information preop as possible Some times soft tissue lesions are better seen with MR examination. You should have discussion with the physician ...Read more
When the blood supply of a tissue is compromised by whatever mechanism, the tissue will stop working and if blood flow is not restored, the tissue will eventually die ("infarct", both verb and noun). The clinical picture that runs with development of an infarct ("heart attack"; ...Read more
What does it mean when you have "old blood" in your brain from an hematoma from when you were younger. What is the treatment if its causing headaches?
What to do if I had surgery to correct what the doctors called endocardial cushion defect, would this be considered a form of heart disease, or just a defect?
What i mean is, when you're pregnant and have chrons disease, what part of the blood work is affected? Does that mean that the pregnancy can't be saw?
What to do if I'm a bit confused because I see that the septum pellucidum is likeoverlying the lateral ventricles?
Don't understand: I really don't understand what you're asking. If you're referring to an imaging study such as a CT, then what you are seeing is essentially an illusion and that the images generated by an average of the information held in a 5 mm slice of brain. Please rephrase the question differently with respect to your concerns. ...Read more
What's it called when you have an abnormal location of a nerve ?
Like a nerve that is not in a place that it should be in normal people
Is it possible that I could become a vegetable if the surgeons make a mistake during the temporal lobe surgery?
Friend is in an induced coma and has a pulmonary hematoma after bad accident. Can you explain what this means?
Difficult: A pulmonary hematoma means that your friend has had internal bleeding, and the blood is pooling either in between the lobes of the lung or in between the lungs and the rib cage. This can be a very dangerous situation, and you should consult your friend's doctors for more details related specifically to his/her case. ...Read more
What happens if you were elderly and/or had a disability that hampered movement, or a heart condition?
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Why is it that if a dialysis patient has a ruptured fistula and is haemorrhaging, you shouldn't place a torniquet proximal to the haemorrhage?
Direct pressure: Hold direct pressure over the leak try to control without clotting the entire fistula or graft, so that it may be salvaged. Tourniquet may stop the bleeding if high enough pressure but may clot the fistula and require more extensive repair. Call 911 and get help and transport. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What happens if a person had only a 40% chance of surviving heart by pass surgery how bad would they have to be?
When a person has a left side Istemic stroke, how detrimental is it to recovery if they do not get therapy in the first month? Thank you
Pretty bad... get PT: Studies have shown that the sooner after a stroke that you start physical therapy, the better, more, & faster you recover. Waiting a month after a stroke allows muscles to weaken & waste away, so in general, doctors recommend starting range of motion within 1 week, & intense physical therapy within about 2 weeks after a stroke. Talk to your doctor / physiatrist about your condition. ...Read more
I had. A abnormal cxray it states that their is a vertical density in the retrocardic area of the lungs I don't know what it means?
Retinal detachment : Due to a hole or "rhegmatogenous rd" can happen spontaneously when the vitreous separates from the retina. This can occur as a result of natural aging in the vitreous. Other causes of retinal holes include trauma and lattice degeneration. Without treatment a retinal detachment will likely lead to loss of vision. ...Read more
What artery feeds the temporal lobe and if this was involved in a stroke would it produce noticeable symptoms?
Whats the fastest first aid that can be provided when you suspect a person is having a heart attack?
Call 911: There is no home treatment for a heart attack. Emergency hospital care is critical for survival and recovery. Prior to paramedic arrival an Aspirin can be chewed and swallowed. If the person has had heart problems and has Nitroglycerin they can use it as directed until the paramedics arrive. The 911 operator may give more specific instructions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm painfully curious if a woman has a minor stroke while pregnant, does it affect the baby in some way?
I've heard that someone with a leg fracture can develop an infection that can cause a pulmonary embolism. If this is actually true, could you name more than one of the infections that do this?
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