Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
149 Doctors are Online

Can I ask a doctor about treatment for left ventrical outflow obstruction ?

Son has left venrtical outflow obstruction from viral infection now being controlled with propranolol. Born 24 wks 45 wks now with chronic lung disease and PH and on ventilator. Pressure in right ventrical was 80 then 54 new results in am slightly large. grew 8% no new lung growth in the last month. Had pnuemonia on antibiotics 11 days now will finish 14 day course. Baby stressed from ventilator and paralytic might be effecting PH? He s at 100% O2 20ppm INO, volume 5-6, pressure 23, 30-35 breaths per min. Sats 90%, they say infection has left. Are you with me so far?
Asked On : Tue, 8 Feb 2011
Answers:  1 Views:  84
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Procedures
Nephrologist 's  Response
Thanks for the query

Looks like your son is suffering from serious medical issues. HE is on the ventilator with full ventilatory assist. I am sorry bt the prognosis sounds guarded, Hang in there. I hope your child gets through this difficult time

Have a healthy living
Answered: Sun, 14 Aug 2011
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor