Procedures

Spinal Tumor Removal Procedure Description

What you need to know about a Spinal Tumor Removal A spinal tumor is an abnormal growth of tissue found inside the spinal column, which can be noncancerous (benign) or cancerous (malignant). To treat a spinal tumor, eliminating the tumor completely may be necessary. Spinal tumor removal is usually done through surgery in which your...Read More

Endoscopy Procedure Description

An Endoscopy is a nonsurgical or minimally invasive procedure to observe inside a person’s body using an instrument called an endoscope. An endoscope is a long, thin, flexible tube with a light and camera attached to it. It allows your doctor to view pictures of the insides of your body on a television screen. Endoscopes can be ins...Read More

Gastric Bypass Procedure Description

What you need to know about Gastric Bypass Procedure Gastric bypass is a type of bariatric surgery (weight loss surgery) used to help people with morbid obesity lose significant weight. The procedure reduces the size of your stomach, so you cannot eat as much as you used to. It also reroutes or bypasses, most part of your digestive...Read More

Spinal Fusion Surgery Procedure Description

What you need to know about Spinal Fusion Surgery Spinal fusion surgery is a surgical procedure to connect two or more vertebrae in your spine so that they can heal into a single bone. The goal of the procedure is to correct problems within the vertebrae (such as to restore stability to the spine or to eliminate painful motion) as ...Read More

Botox Procedure Description

Botulinum toxin (Botox) injections are used to reduce visible lines and wrinkles. Due to the very low concentration used it is, in fact, a very safe cosmetic treatment. The substance, which is produced in laboratories, blocks nerve impulses to the tiny facial muscles, which normally cause lines and wrinkles when they contract. This...Read More

Penile Prosthesis Procedure Description

Penile prosthesis or penile implant surgery is performed as a treatment for men with erectile dysfunction and in some cases to increase the size of the penis (Penis Augmentation). These devices are either malleable (bendable) or inflatable. The simplest type of prosthesis consists of a pair of malleable rods surgically implanted wi...Read More

Gastric Band Surgery Procedure

What you need to know about Gastric Band Surgery A gastric band is a type of bariatric surgery (weight loss surgery) to treat obesity. This procedure involves placing an inflatable silicone band at the upper part of the stomach to reduce the size of your stomach and reduce food intake, so you will feel full after eating less food. ...Read More

Salivary Gland Tumor Removal Procedure Description

What you need to know about Saliva Gland Tumor Removal Salivary gland tumor is a rare type of tumor that starts in any of the salivary glands in your mouth, which can be benign (noncancerous) or malignant (cancerous). The salivary glands produce saliva to help you swallow, protect your teeth from bacteria, lubricate your mouth, and...Read More

Penis Augmentation Procedure Description

Also known as a Penis Enlargement, Penis Enhancement, Phalloplasty or the Penoplasty and involves any technique aimed to increase the size of the penis, where some procedures aim to increase total length, others may increase the shaft’s girth. The Penile Implant is an alternative technique that is more common among those with...Read More

Gastric Sleeve Procedure Description

Gastric Sleeve Surgery is a weight loss procedure in which a large part of the stomach is surgically removed, reducing the stomach size by up to 85%, with the remaining portion of the stomach looking like a banana or a sleeve. Given the severely reduced stomach size, patients are unable to consume and digest as much food before qua...Read More

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