Archive for the 'Surgery' Category

Rhinoplasty

Sunday, November 20th, 2011

Rhinoplasty is a form of plastic surgery that reshapes the nose. It usually is performed for the sake of altering appearance either by enlarging or reducing the nose or straightening out bends or bumps. In some people rhinoplasty is needed to correct an injury or to improve breathing difficulties that may be caused form a [...]

Hip Replacement

Saturday, August 27th, 2011

Hip replacement surgery is done by the replacement of the hip socket and upper portion of the femur with plastic or metal prosthetic parts. The surgery treats osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis of the hip that may not be controlled with drugs; fractures of a thigh or hip; malignant and benign tumors. Before the hip replacement [...]

Liposuction for Men

Monday, May 16th, 2011

Liposuction is a cosmetic surgery performed on men in a procedure that can improve the contour of your body by removing unwanted fat, which you can’t remove by using diet or exercise. Unwanted fat deposits for men are usually flanks, the abdomen, or the chest. Also possible areas include buttocks, knees, upper arms, chin and [...]

Robotic Salpingo-Oophorectomy

Friday, March 25th, 2011

Robotic Salpingo-Oophorectomy (surgical removal of both fallopian tubes and ovaries) is highly being used in treating various gynecologic problems. Because theĀ  robotic procedure combines computer-guided surgical capabilities, the trauma-sparing benefits of a minimally-invasive surgery with superb 3-D, high definition visualization, it may offer gynecologic specialists different advantages, including the ability to remove abnormal tissues with [...]

Broken Blood Vessel Repair

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

Broken Blood Vessels can be treated by repair of a blood vessel damaged through disease or injury. Depending on extent of the surgery and other injuries or diseases, an individual is given general, regional or local anesthetic. The skin overlying the vessel to be repaired on, is shaved and scrubbed with soap and antiseptic. Most [...]

Rotator Cuff Repair

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

Rotator Cuff Repair is the surgical repair of damaged soft tissues of the shoulder’s joints. This surgery treats injures to the soft tissue- ligaments, tendons, muscles, as well as membranes lining the joints, that make up the Rotator Cuff. This surgery may be done either as an open procedure or through a small surgical interjoint [...]

Hair Replacement Surgery

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

Hair Replacement surgery is indicated in correcting hair loss in both men and women. Individuals who have a history in the family related with baldness, aging, and change in hormones are the common causes of hair loss. Some types of medications, trauma and burns may also cause loss of hair. There are multiple methods for [...]

Lung Lobectomy

Monday, February 7th, 2011

Lung lobectomy is performed by the removal of one of the three divisions of the lungs. The main medical condition this surgery treats is various forms of lung cancer. The simple removal of the right upper lobe is done without the need for a surgical alteration of the bronchi. In this technique, the anesthetized person [...]

Gastric Bypass Surgery

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

A gastric bypass surgery allows food to bypass part of your intestine to make your stomach much smaller. After the procedure, the amount of food you consume will be much lower, resulting in lower calorie intake which gradually leads to weight loss. You will feel like you get full much quicker than you did before [...]

Bilateral Salpingo-Oophorectomy

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

Bilateral Salpingo Oophorectomy is a type of surgery performed by removing the fallopian tubes and ovaries. This surgery is indicated to treat cancer of the fallopian tubes, ovarian cancer, uterus cancer, infections of the ovaries, and hormone-dependent breast cancer. In bilateral salpingo oophorectomy, the tubes and ovaries may be extracted with an open procedure or [...]

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