Procedures

Acute Leukemia Treatment Procedure Description

What you need to know about an Acute Leukemia Treatment Procedure Treatment for acute leukemia depends on several factors, including the type of the disease (acute lymphocytic leukemia or acute myelogenous leukemia), the stage of the disease, your general health, your age, and your preferences. The treatment options include chemoth...Read More

Thoracotomy Procedure Description

What you need to know about Thoracotomy Procedure A thoracotomy is a surgical procedure to open your chest to gain access to your lungs, heart, or esophagus. It is usually carried out to diagnose or treat an illness, such as to treat lung cancer, inflate a collapsed lung, repair the heart, remove a cyst in the chest, remove part of...Read More

Tendon Repair Procedure Description

What you need to know about a Tendon Repair Procedure Tendon repair is a surgical procedure to treat a torn or damaged tendon – the soft stretchy tissues that connect muscles to the bone and helps to protect joints from damage. The purpose of Tendon Repair is to restore normal movement to a joint as tendon injuries are very painful...Read More

Skin Cancer Surgery Procedure Description

What you need to know about Skin Cancer Surgery Skin cancer surgery is an effective procedure to treat skin cancer that has not spread, which involves removing the entire tumor. Surgery can also be performed on those with more aggressive skin cancer. The most common skin cancer surgeries are Mohs surgery, excision, curettage and el...Read More

Rectopexy Procedure Description

What you need to know about Rectopexy Procedure Rectopexy (rectal prolapse surgery) is a surgical procedure to repair rectal prolapse, a protrusion of the rectum through the anus. The aim of the procedure is to restore the rectum into its normal position in the pelvis. This surgery can be performed by two methods: open surgery or l...Read More

Prostate Cancer Treatment Procedure Description

What you need to know about Prostate Cancer Treatments There is no single prostate cancer treatment that can be used for everyone, but your doctor will recommend one for you which is dependent on several factors, such as the stage of the disease, your age, your general health, your personal preference, as well as how quickly the tu...Read More

Pancreatic Cyst Treatment Procedure Description

What you need to know about Pancreatic Cyst Treatments The treatment for Pancreatic Cyst depends on the type of the cyst, it’s characteristics and its size, and whether it is causing symptoms. The options for pancreatic treatments are drainage and surgery. Your doctor will recommend the best option for your specific case. What Does...Read More

Oral Cancer Treatment Procedure Description

What you need to know about Oral Cancer Treatment Oral cancer can affect parts of your mouth such as the lips, teeth, gums, and the roof of the mouth. It can be life-threatening if not treated early and the options include surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and targeted drug therapy. You may undergo one type o...Read More

Mentoplasty Procedure Description

What you need to know about Mentoplasty Procedure Mentoplasty also referred to as chin surgery, is a surgical procedure that reshapes the chin by reduction surgery of the bone or enhancement with an implant. It is a plastic surgery done to improve the proportions of someone’s face or to correct malformations of the chin that result...Read More

Lung Cancer Treatment Procedure Description

What you need to know about Lung Cancer Treatment When you are diagnosed with lung cancer, you and your doctor will plan your treatment based on your specific condition, including your general health, the stage, and type of your cancer, as well as your preferences. The most common option to treat lung cancer include surgery (wedge ...Read More

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