My dad had a heart transplant 5 years ago. What precaution he has to take?
my dad had a heart transplant 5 years ago when i was eleven... and he only has about 5 years left... it s pretty depressing to know that he s going to die before i finish college.. any suggestions to help cope?
With previous 4 bypass surgeries 10 years ago and today 3 main arteries are 100 percent closed with 2 bypass remaining open at 50-60% closed. I have visited multiple doctors and my diabetes seems to complicate the issue. The diabetes is currently under control and my weight is 145 and I am 53 years old. Never smoke. Never drink. I am heading to Stanford medical center tomorrow for a check up and other tests to see what my options are. I am thinking a heart transplant will be recommended. If a transplant is recommended what are my options and chance of success? Also, are there any other recommendations? Thank you very much in advance.
my Dad has congestive heart failure and was about to start testing to get a heart transplant. His heart only works at 15% is what I was informed, i know that may not completely accurate but its what I somewhat remember. A week or so ago he was diagnosed with accute leukemia. They gave him a couple weeks to live. No one has informed me on what is to be expected for how he may deteriate through out this. Can anyone give me a little insight on what is to expect especially since his heart is so weak?
Hi,ive had small light patching in lower leg, since young. Age 40 now. Noticed recently its going indented and there has developed a diagonal purply line above. Also a small pea shape higher up forms when tense that leg/put weight on that leg (left leg) Renal transplant jan2013 on myfortic and prograf (tacrolimus).anything to worry about?many thanks
i am abhijeet, and have been diagnosed with renal failure. doctors have advised me to undergo renal transplant. i am 37 yrs old and my blood group is O +ve and unfortunately i dont have any relative who can donate. kindly advice if it is possible for me to undergo live unrelated transplant if someone is willing to donate a kidney. my contact num is 91-0000
In your opinion, how effective is dialysis in comparison with a kidney transplant? A kidney transplant from a living donor in comparison with a cadaver?
What are the health risks of kidney donation , specifically kidney, from the donors prospective?
Is it common for donor health to decline after donation?
Do you anticipate the number of kidney donors going up or down in the next 10 years?
Do you think there will be an end to the shortage of kidney donors in The United States?
I get sudden heart race increase , I had stress test done, and alter test done , the doctor say it looks fine . But I still get sudden heart rate increase , it all started after I had hair transplant done , even the day of surgery I had high blood pressure and heart rate , they had to stop the surgery for couple of hours. Can you suggest anything for this ? Thank you
sir/mam, i m worried about an incident that occured theybeforeyesterday that, i was feeding street dogs, i had put my hand in one dog's neck, i didnt realize that the dog was bleeding and the blood of the dog touched my thumb of right hand on...
Hello Doctor,,I have a general question about Syphilis . If a person kisses or do suck a syphilis infected person, is there chances that the second person got infected or it only spreads through anal? Thanks in advance
My aunt (in India) had undergone cataract surgery on her right eye 6 months back, but her vision didnt improve even after 4 months. Last month the doc advised her a minor surgery that can improve her vision. But that didnt yield positive results...