Hernia repair surgery

A hernia is a condition where the inner layers of the abdominal wall become so weak that the lining of the abdomen bulges out into a small sac. There are different kinds of hernias which can include those found in the groin area. These kinds of hernias are called inguinal hernias. A hernia in the […]

Carpal tunnel surgery

Carpal tunnel syndrome is also referred to as repetitive stress injury and it is estimated that in excess of 500,000 people in the US alone undergo carpal tunnel surgery every year. This is, without doubt, the most common hand surgery implemented each year. Following various trials it is believed that approximately 70% to 90% of […]

Bunion surgery

Usually bunions are treatable without the need of surgery but sometimes bunion surgery is necessary if the nonsurgical treatment methods are not effective enough. By getting bunion surgery for you bunions you can help eliminate the constant pain associated with the condition and fix various foot deformities that relate to the condition. If you have […]

Laparoscopic surgery

There was a time not too long ago when surgery meant that your body would undergo a major physical disruption. This was a time when your skin would be cut open in whatever area the surgery had to take place and you would require a large number of stitches and a great period of recovery […]

Abdominal aneurysm surgery

For many patients, there is nothing scarier to hear come out of a doctor’s mouth than the word “aneurysm.” This is likely because we have been conditioned by television and the movies to think of aneurysms as scary medical conditions that can strike without warning, bursting and causing immediate death. But what if I were […]

Endometrial ablation

For many years, at least in the so-called “enlightened” Western World, any problems that women experienced with their menstrual cycle, childbirth, menopause or other reproductive processes was termed “female trouble” and left at that. Needless to say, there are plenty of kinds of “female trouble” and some of them are very serious. For example, some […]

Laparoscopic hysterectomy

Hysterectomy is a surgical process which comprises of the amputation of the uterus from the body. In some cases, the ovaries are extracted along with the uterus. There are many different forms of hysterectomy. Each has their own surgical method as well as different factors which must be met by the patient if they are […]

Sinus surgery

Sinus surgery is performed in order to remove damaged or diseased tissue and create pathways to reroute infected material out of the sinus cavities and into drainage. While for many years this required an invasive surgery, today it is typically performed using endoscopic techniques, giving greater precision and accuracy for routing alternative routes. This minimizes, […]

Fistula surgery

An abnormal passageway or tunnel in the body that connects two cavities is called a fistula. It may also be a one way fistula that that opens from a body cavity to the outside skin. Most often fistulas occur in and around the anus and the genitals. Sometimes fistula surgery is required to close a […]

Cochlear implant surgery

There are many different rumors and false believes about cochlear implant surgery. Unlike what some may think, this surgery is actually fairly minor—there is no large hole cut in your scalp or large device implanted in your head. In fact, the entire operation often only takes a few hours, and there are very few complications […]

Arthroscopic surgery

If you are having major joint pains or problems, your doctor may elect to do arthroscopic surgery. This type of surgery involves inserting a very thin camera called an arthroscope into your joint so that the doctor can visually examine the joint surface, the cartilage, the bones near the joint, and the various ligaments and […]

Varicocele surgery

A swollen or dilated vein in the scrotum is called a varicocele. Most normal veins in the scrotum are constricted and not dilated. A large varicocele vein is more often found in the left scrotum rather than in the right side. A varicocele found in the right-side of the scrotum should be carefully examined because […]

Anal fissure surgery

You might not have ever heard about anal fissures, but they can be truly problematic and painful for those people who suffer from them. An anal fissure is a tear in the skin found in the anal skin that is close to the anus opening, and many times this tear can extend down into the […]

Laminectomy surgery

If you are someone who is considering having a laminectomy surgery, then you should fully know and understand the risks that are involved in this decision. When you have this surgery done you will have a portion of the vertebral bone removed, this section of bone is known as the lamina. Even though procedures have […]

Reconstructive plastic surgery

Reconstructive plastic surgery is surgery performed to correct abnormalities of the face or body. Some abnormalities may be present at birth and are referred to as congenital anomalies, or some develop with age. Some examples of congenital anomalies include, hand deformities, cleft lip, nasal surgery, ear surgery and craniofacial anomalies. Abnormalities can also be caused […]

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy

There are times in which a person may need his or her gallbladder removed. One of the ways this is done is by having a cholecystectomy. When the procedure is performed by using the advanced method of laparoscopic technology it is referred to as having a laparoscopic cholecystectomy. This method involves removing the gallbladder through […]

Weight loss surgery

Weight loss surgery is one of many options available for those categorized as obese. But weight loss surgery is not a miracle cure. It takes as much work to succeed in losing weight after weight loss surgery as it does to be successful losing weight through diet and exercise. The difference is that, with weight […]

Cosmetic surgery

Cosmetic surgery often gets a bad rap. Some of that is perhaps justified, but much of it is not. Let’s test your perceptions. When someone says to you, “I’m going to get cosmetic surgery,” what do you immediately think? Do you think that they are trying to make themselves look better out of some sort […]

Vasectomy reversal surgery

Often times a male decides to get a vasectomy in order to prevent from getting a woman pregnant. He may already be a father and feel blessed with his family but decides not to have more children or maybe he feels he does not want children at all. This decision can be made by a […]

Coronary angioplasty

For people who have a blockage in a coronary artery a procedure called a coronary angioplasty may be necessary. A coronary angioplasty involves using a balloon to re-open a coronary artery that contains a blockage in order to allow the blood to flow smoothly to the heart. The blockage in a coronary artery is caused […]

Cardiac bypass surgery

People who have coronary artery disease have narrowing of the arteries that pump the blood to all of the organs and tissues of the body. If these blood vessels are narrowed, the heart has a very hard time pumping blood to the extremities. This can cause heart damage. Some people can improve with medications or […]

Gastric bypass surgery

It is a well-known fact that obesity damages the body. It hurts the health of a person through its mechanically and metabolically adverse effects on normal functions of the body, not to mention the severe mental pain it brings. Those who suffer from excess weight and obesity now have an alternative to ordinary dieting — […]

Gallbladder removal surgery

The gall bladder is a small organ located under the liver that is used to store bile. Our liver produces bile that is used to digest the fats in our diets, and our gallbladder helps to store the bile until it is needed. Often times our bile consists of too much cholesterol and this causes […]