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Why Do Doctors Use Metals Such As Titanium In Bone Surgery
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
I have broken my hand and its a mild surgery doctor used titanium plates to adjust my bones how much time it will take to recover ...
Wrist surgery: it will take 6 weeks for the fracturedto heal completely . ...Read more
I have a non union humerus bone after im surgery. What surgery will fix it? Doc isnt sure the rod can be removed because of tight fit. Worried :(
Non Union Options: Repair of a non union is based on obtaining a stable bone, and improving the bone healing ability of the fractures, . There are too basic types of non unions. An atrophic non union is when the body has made no bone. This situation requires maximal stability and a bone graft to start the healing process. Maximum stability is best achieved with a plate following nail removal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
S2 (racepinephrine) cyst with symptoms. Doc said removal surgery involves cutting 1 bone n use screws. Any simpler n less risky method?
Cancer on the bone of strernum and on the left chest. Doctors want to remove the sternum by surgery. What do you think? Is that right?
Yes: Make sure you are being treated by a board certified thoracic surgeon. If this is malignant, treatment planning should include a medical oncologist and radiation oncologist, as many require multi modality therapy. The thoracic surgeon may need the assistance of a reconstructive plastic surgeon to close the defect created when the tumor is excised. Also, the margin of resection is important. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I did concha removal from Rt side and sinus surgery 2 week.Doc used debrider to cut bone of Rt side. Still breathing problem Rt side. Time to heal?
Nasal surgery: It's far too early to expect a great airway due to the post-op swelling and scanning. Ask your surgeon for reassurance. ...Read more
I broke my ulna and radius in my left bone . And the doc put me a cast and i have too keep it and i want to know the chances if a surgery .
No need: majority of simple fractured will be healed with cast,specially if they are not displaced if the fractured badly displaced,and could not be set under anesthesia properly then open reduction and internal fixation will be needed,but you still end up in a cast anyway,so surgery does not replace cast,it is only for difficult fracture, ...Read more
Often i ve cold. Doctor said that bone in nose curved so surgery need to be taken to overcome the cold.If surgery is done cold is overcomed or not?
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