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Foot and ankle disorders and femur length shortening - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hello doctor
User :   this is XXXXXXXX from
Doctor :   hello
Doctor :   ok
User :   i have some orthopaedic problem
Doctor :   ok
User :   i want to have discuss on that topic
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   what problem have you got?
User :   actually one years ago i had a trauma in which i broke down my both ankles and left femur
Doctor :   ok
User :   i been operated here by one doctor
User :   but i did not get recovered fully
Doctor :   ok
User :   right now the thig is that i m suffering from foot and ankle disorders and femur length shortening
Doctor :   ok
User :   now the thing is that i cannot able to find the right place where my problem get resolved
Doctor :   ok
User :   if u help me in that regards i will too thankful to u
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what disorders have you got in your foot and ankle?
User :   will u able to guide me that where i need to go so that all my problems get solved
Doctor :   we will try
Doctor :   what disorders have you got?
Doctor :   in foot and ankle?
User :   actually according to the doctors view they said that i m suffering from ankle arthritis as well as claw toes or hammer toes someting like that
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   my ankles are not in right position and it seems frm outside even which puts a great trouble fr me to walk
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   can you please type in your details?
User :   along with that i feel some shortening in my thigh bone which makes my movement in a bend way
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   there are limb lengthening procedures done
User :   ok
User :   where it can be happen
Doctor :   but you need to get yourself
Doctor :   physically examined by an orthopaedic surgeon
Doctor :   your details please?
User :   yes sir i have already checked myself and the views of the doctors i m giving
Doctor :   ok
User :   CASE OF LEFT THIGH (FEMUR): 1)     LEFT LEG COME SHORTER FROM COUNTERPART (FEMURAL).
2)     SCAN OF OPEN OPERATION IN LEFT THIGH.
3)     DELAYED UNION OF FEMUR SHAFT..
4)     DEPREESED ARCH ON LEFT SIDE.
5)     SHAFT LT.FEMUR NAILED OUTSIDE CLINICALLY UNITED WITH ½ INCH SHORTENING.
User :   CASE OF ANKLES (CALCANEUM): 1)     ANKLE SWOLLEN SCANS.
2)     VALGUS DEFORMITY BOTH HEEL.
3)     CASE OF ANKLE ARTHRITIS.
4)     CASE OF MALANTED CALCANEUM.
5)     LEFT SIDE MALUINTED WITH CALCANO VALGUS DEFORMITY.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   where are you located?
User :   sir i m from
Doctor :   ok
User :   but going any where is not a problem
User :   provided i got the full solution for it
Doctor :   do if you can come to bangalore
Doctor :   we can fix an appointment
User :   ok sir i dont have the problem
Doctor :   you can call us on or land line 91-80-0000 (Mon - Fri, 12PM to 6PM)
User :   fisrt tell me what are the option available for my cases
User :   as u said earlier that short lenghtening process is available
Doctor :   the deformities have to be corrected with surgery
Doctor :   the valgus and varus deformities may need procedures called osteotomy
Doctor :   also you may need rehabilitation in the form of physiotherapy
User :   and what we have to do for limb lengthening
Doctor :   there are procedures like ilizarov
Doctor :   they are take time to heal
User :   ilizarov.......what is that
User :   what kind of procedure is that
Doctor :   thats a procedure wherin
Doctor :   pins are driven into the bones
Doctor :   they are seperated
Doctor :   the bone is allowed to grow in between the two fragments
User :   how much lenghtening can be accepted from that procedure
Doctor :   2-3 cms
Doctor :   is usually attempted
Doctor :   but it really depends on the requirement
User :   and plz inform abt the risk involved in it if any?
Doctor :   ilizarov is a painful procedure
Doctor :   there are chances of infection
Doctor :   but if done properly
Doctor :   the results have been good in most
User :   how much chances of infection are there
User :   I have shortening of around half inch
Doctor :   it depends on many factors
User :   is it fine for me to go fr the rocedure
Doctor :   that has to be actually decided by the
Doctor :   ortho surgeon but most probably
User :   can i know from wher are u chatting
Doctor :   you have to undergo the procedure
Doctor :   we are bangalore based
User :   would u able to tell me which is the best hospital or any best surgeon for this kind of cases
Doctor :   if you can come to bangalore
Doctor :   we can fix an appointment for you if you wish
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
Mobile : 91-0000
Doctor :   please confirm your details
User :   i dont have a problem but i want to get all things confirmed before hands so that i dont face any problem once i reach there
Doctor :   before you decide to come here you can always call us on the
Doctor :   number i gave you
User :   first let me confirmed abt the doctors list which are expertise in foot and ankle cases as well as limb lenghtening
Doctor :   you can always search on our homepage
Doctor :   please confirm your details
YYYY@YYYY
Mobile : 91-0000
User :   can u proviide me the qualification of those doctors in their respective fields to whom u make an appointment for us
Doctor :   you can always search on our homepage
Doctor :   please confirm your details
User :   yes the details that u have got is correct
Doctor :   ok
User :   you havent mention abt hospitals that where this cases can be handled
Doctor :   you can always search on our homepage
Doctor :   there is a list of hospitals
Doctor :   and procedures
User :   do u know any web address which can provide me the relevant information about this
Doctor :   You can use the search a doctor/hospital feature on our homepage to find a doctor in your area.
Doctor :   anything else i can help you with?
User :   yes i have do that i m looling for a particular doctor fr this particular cases
Doctor :   ok
User :   dont u have any specific information regarding that
Doctor :   we cant give you as of now as i'm already chatting with several patients now
User :   ok i do understand
User :   can u send all the details regarding this to my email account
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok the its nice talking to u i will wait for ur mail
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   bye then..............
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