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Surgery And Rehabilitation

Angioplasty (Coronary Angioplasty)
After any operation, you'll have some side effects. There is usually some pain with surgery. There may also be swelling and soreness around the area that the...
Bypass, Stomach (Gastric Bypass Surgery)
After any operation, you'll have some side effects. There is usually some pain with surgery. There may also be swelling and soreness around the area that the...
Clinical Trials
If you are having surgery, your doctor will give you a drug called an anesthetic. Anesthetics reduce or prevent pain. There are four main types. Local:...
Angioplasty (Coronary Angioplasty)
If you have coronary artery disease, the arteries in your heart are narrowed or blocked by a sticky material called plaque. Angioplasty is a procedure to...
Clinical Trials
People can lose all or part of an arm or leg for a number of reasons. Common ones include Circulation problems from atherosclerosis or diabetes. They may cause...
Pre-Op Questions (Surgery Questions)
If you have a disability or injury, you may use a number of assistive devices. These are tools, products or types of equipment that help you perform tasks...
Angioplasty (Coronary Angioplasty)
supervised program to help people who have A heart attack Angioplasty or coronary artery bypass grafting for coronary heart disease A...
Angioplasty (Coronary Angioplasty)
arteries that supply blood and oxygen to your heart muscle grow hardened and narrowed. You may try treatments such as lifestyle changes, medicines, and angioplasty, a procedure to open the arteries. If these...
Bypass Surgery, Heart (Coronary Artery Bypass Graft)
In coronary artery disease (CAD), the arteries that supply blood and oxygen to your heart muscle grow hardened and narrowed. You may try treatments such...
Cardiac Catheterization
Critical care helps people with life-threatening injuries and illnesses. It might treat problems such as complications from surgery, accidents, infections, and...
Arthroscopy
of some of them and where they look. Arthroscopy: joints Bronchoscopy: lungs Colonoscopy and sigmoidoscopy: large intestine...
Angioplasty (Coronary Angioplasty)
Heart surgery can correct problems with the heart if other treatments haven't worked or can't be used. The most common type of heart surgery for adults is...
Arthritis Physical And Occupational Therapy
Hip replacement is surgery for people with severe hip damage. The most common cause of damage is osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis causes pain, swelling, and...
Hip Replacement (Total Hip Replacement)
Hip replacement is surgery for people with severe hip damage. The most common cause of damage is osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis causes pain, swelling, and...
Arthroscopy
Knee replacement is surgery for people with severe knee damage. Knee replacement can relieve pain and allow you to be more active. Your doctor may recommend...
Hip Replacement (Total Hip Replacement)
Knee replacement is surgery for people with severe knee damage. Knee replacement can relieve pain and allow you to be more active. Your doctor may recommend...
Keratectomy (Lasik Eye Surgery)
For many people, laser eye surgery can correct their vision so they no longer need glasses or contact lenses. Laser eye surgery reshapes the cornea, the...
Keratectomy, Photorefractive (Photorefractive Keratectomy)
For many people, laser eye surgery can correct their vision so they no longer need glasses or contact lenses. Laser eye surgery reshapes the cornea, the...
Bowel Diversion Surgery Ileostomy, Colostomy
An ostomy is surgery to create an opening (stoma) from an area inside the body to the outside. It treats certain diseases of the digestive or urinary systems....
Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck ( Abdominoplasty))
Surgeons can reshape the appearance of body parts through cosmetic surgery. Some of the most common body parts people want to improve through surgery include...
Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery)
closer to the head Eyes: Correct drooping upper eyelids or remove puffy bags below the eyes Face: Remove facial wrinkles, creases or acne scars Hair: Fill in balding areas with one's own hair Nose: Change the shape of the nose Tummy: Flatten the abdomen...
Cosmetic Surgery (Plastic Surgery (Cosmetic Surgery))
Surgeons can reshape the appearance of body parts through cosmetic surgery. Some of the most common body parts people want to improve through surgery include...
Cosmetic Surgery, Neck Lift (Neck Lift Cosmetic Surgery)
Surgeons can reshape the appearance of body parts through cosmetic surgery. Some of the most common body parts people want to improve through surgery include...
Blood Count (Complete Blood Count)
Radiation therapy is a cancer treatment. It uses high doses of radiation to kill cancer cells and stop them from spreading. About half of all cancer patients receive...
Chemotherapy Treatment For Breast Cancer
Radiation therapy is a cancer treatment. It uses high doses of radiation to kill cancer cells and stop them from spreading. About half of all cancer patients receive...
Pre-Op Questions (Surgery Questions)
After a serious injury, illness or surgery, you may recover slowly. You may need to regain your strength, relearn skills or find new ways of doing things you...
Breast Reduction
There are many reasons to have surgery. Some operations can relieve or prevent pain. Others can reduce a symptom of a problem or improve some body function....