Septoplasty

Sunday, July 17th, 2011

Septoplasty is revision or repair of the septum between the two nostrils. Septoplasty procedure is done under a general anesthetic. A speculum is inserted into the nostril on which the surgeon works on. An incision is made in the tissue covering the septum. Depending on the location or deformity, either the cartilage near the tip […]

Joint Replacement

Sunday, July 17th, 2011

Joint replacement is performed by replacement of a natural joint such as knee, shoulder, wrist, ample, ankle or elbow. For example, knee replacement needs to be done in people with severe osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis when these medical conditions do not respond to medical treatment, or trauma that bring damage to the knee joint beyond […]

Tibia and Fibia

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

Tibia and Fibia fracture is treated by surgery done by repair of broken bones of the lower leg by casting or splinting. This type of surgery depends on the severity and type of fractures. Usually, individuals are given a general anesthetic and the surgeon aligns the broken ends of the bones using a fluoroscope, a […]

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