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    My level of injury is C5 and I had no symptoms. I...

    My level of injury is C5 and I had no symptoms. I must admit I had recently moved to California and had not had a renal ultrasound for several years primarily because I felt physically very good. I...
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    They had to remove part of the kidney in order to...

    They had to remove part of the kidney in order to make sure no cancer was left behind, but from what the surgeon told me I have approximately 80% of my kidney and my kidney function is normal. I feel...
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    I was diagnosed with kidney cancer in July 2017....

    I was diagnosed with kidney cancer in July 2017. The tumor was found during my
    annual renal ultrasound and confirmed with CT scan. It was 5.2 cm and confined to the kidney. In October 2017 the...
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    Thank you KLD!

    Thank you KLD!
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    Urodynamic Testing and SP catheter

    I am a C5-6 and have managed my bladder with a sp catheter for 28 years. I get annual testing that includes ultrasound and bladder biopsies, but my new urologist wants to do urodynamics testing as...
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    How long did it take for the clomid to raise your...

    How long did it take for the clomid to raise your testosterone levels? I have been taking 50 mg daily and at one month my levels have not changed.
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    Anesthesia options for kidney surgery

    I am curious if there is any other options available when undergoing a open partial nephrectomy instead of general anesthesia . I am in generally good health for a 61 year old quad, but would like to...
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    SCI-Nurse, I agree with you completely! I simply...

    SCI-Nurse,
    I agree with you completely! I simply wanted to explore all options and felt I would be remiss if I didn't at least have the discussion about ablation. In addition, I apologize that I was...
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    gjnl, I met with a oncologist that specializes...

    gjnl,
    I met with a oncologist that specializes in kidney cancer and kidney sparing techniques. They CT scan shows the tumor confined to the kidney, but it is almost 5 cm in size. I know he...
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    mnire, I appreciate you sharing your experience...

    mnire,
    I appreciate you sharing your experience it is very helpful.
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    Kidney Surgery

    A recent CT scan discovered a mass suspected to be renal cell carcinoma. The good news is that the oncologist feels he can remove the mass and leave a decent functioning kidney. The bad news he will...
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    Janne and SCI-Nurse thank you for your...

    Janne and SCI-Nurse thank you for your suggestions. SCI-Nurse I can flip up my footrests and let the foot hang freely, but do, I need to be concerned about reducing blood flow to that leg? Thanks!
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    Strategies for reducing pressure on foot

    Recently, I developed an ulcer on the bottom side of my foot. I am asking for ideas on how to reduce the pressure on the bottom side of my foot when sitting up in my Power wheelchair. The chair has...
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    Used RT300 Bike Repair

    I attempted to have my insurance buy a RT300, but was denied. Fortunately, I was able to purchase a used RT300 from a private party. The bike is working great, but the rep from Restorative Therapy is...
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    FOR SALE- 2001 Dodge Ram

    For Sale: 2001 Dodge Ram 2500 short bed with Cummings Diesel. It has just about every available option and low mileage (55,000). The floor has been lowered on the driver?s side, UVL lift, EGB hand...
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    I am interested, but are you the original owner...

    I am interested, but are you the original owner and will you ship or this for local pickup only? Thanks!
  17. Thread: FES Rower

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    Thanks stephen212 the link looks like it will be...

    Thanks stephen212 the link looks like it will be a good start!
  18. Thread: FES Rower

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    FES Rower

    I am interested in purchasing a FES rower or the plans on how to modify a rower. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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    I appreciate your feedback and will be discussing...

    I appreciate your feedback and will be discussing options with my Urologist. Thanks!
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    Low Dose Antibiotics

    Recently, I have been experiencing increased bladder spasms and leakage. I am 25+ years post injury and have managed my bladder relatively well with Oxybutynin and SP tube. Recently, I have...
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    Since the bladder biopsy earlier this month I...

    Since the bladder biopsy earlier this month I have been experiencing bladder spasms and leakage. The Urologist thought the Enablex may be more effective than the Ditropan. My concern is the bladder...
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    Enablex Question

    My Urologist recently prescribed Enablex to replace my Ditropan, I have been on Enablex for only two days and I am experiencing a significant increase in bladder spasms with leakage. I do not have...
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    Bladder Treatment

    It is my understanding that it is a common practice to instill a bladder with different solutions to prevent UTI?s or encrustation of catheter. My issue is I cannot clamp off my catheter for more...
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    SCI-Nurse, Thanks for your quick response. I have...

    SCI-Nurse, Thanks for your quick response. I have an appointment this week with the Urologist and will ask. I just was unsure whether biopsies were every performed through the sp stoma. Thanks again!
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    Bladder Biopsy via SP Stoma

    I had a bladder biopsy just over two weeks ago and I had bleeding from my urethra for over a week and now I have urine leaking through my urethra. Since, I have a suprapubic catheter is there any...
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