Procedures

Atrioventricular Fistula Treatment Procedure Description

What you need to know about Atrioventricular Fistula Treatments An atrioventricular fistula is a fistula (abnormal connection) between a ventricle and an atrium of the heart. The treatment for atrioventricular fistula depends on the size of the fistula and whether it is causing symptoms. The treatment option may include catheter em...Read More

Gastrointestinal Perforation Repair Procedure Description

What you need to know about Gastrointestinal Perforation Repair Procedure Gastrointestinal perforation is a medical condition that occurs when a hole develops through the stomach, small intestine, or large bowel. It can be very painful and lead to further health complications. Therefore, people who have gastrointestinal perforation...Read More

Treatment for Myocardial Rupture Procedure Description

What you need to know about Treatment for Myocardial Rupture Procedure Myocardial rupture is a chronic condition or consequence of myocardial infarction (heart attack). It needs early surgical intervention and medical therapy for treatment. It also requires immediate consultation with a cardiothoracic surgeon. What Does the Procedu...Read More

Gastrostomy Procedure Description

What you need to know about Gastrostomy Procedure Gastrostomy is a surgical procedure to insert a tube (called a “g-tube”) through the abdomen and into the stomach. It is performed to temporarily or permanently give nutritional support directly to the stomach for patients who are not able to take nutrition by mouth. The procedure c...Read More

Stomach Cancer Treatment Procedure Description

What you need to know about Stomach Cancer Treatment If you have been diagnosed with stomach cancer, your doctor will discuss your treatment options with you. Your treatment options depend on several factors, including your overall health, the stage of your cancer, your age, and your personal preference. Stomach cancer may be treat...Read More

Breast Lumpectomy Procedure Description

What you need to know about Breast Lumpectomy Procedure Breast lumpectomy, also known as partial mastectomy or excisional biopsy, is a surgical procedure to remove cancer or other abnormal tissue from the breast while maintaining the shape of your breast. With this procedure, only the tumor and some affected breast tissue are remov...Read More

Spinal Cord Tumor Treatment Procedure Description

What you need to know about a Spinal Cord Tumor Procedure To determine a treatment plan for spinal cord tumor, your doctor must take into account your overall health, your age, the type of the tumor, and whether the tumor arises from the structures of the spine or has spread from other parts in your body. The main aim of spinal cor...Read More

Breast Tumor Removal Procedure Description

What you need to know about Breast Tumor Removal Breast tumor removal is a surgical procedure aimed to remove the entire tumor from the breast. There are several types of breast tumor removal, which depends on the size of the tumor as well as whether the tumor is benign (non-cancerous) or malignant (cancerous). What does the Proced...Read More

Sleep Apnea Surgery Procedure Description

What you need to know about Sleep Apnea Surgery Sleep apnea surgery is recommended when other types of treatment have not improved your sleep apnea. There are various types of sleep apnea surgery and each one focuses on a few different body parts, including the nose, tongue, palate (the soft tissue in the back of your mouth and thr...Read More

Cervical Sympathectomy Procedure Description

What you need to know about Cervical Sympathectomy Sweating in the hands, face, scalp, and arm is controlled by a sympathetic nerve, which can be found in your upper chest and lower neck. A cervical sympathectomy is a procedure to treat problems along the sympathetic nerve. You may need to undergo this procedure if you have hyperhi...Read More

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