Pros and cons of a liver transplant
By: Susan Roark
We have so much to be thankful that it is hard to put into words. We first and foremost thank God for his steadfast love through the tough times. We thank the donor and their family. We thank all of the wonderful friends new...
Is Gastric Bypass Surgery Safe
By: Charles Garcia
Here is a topic where it is of the highest importance to have access to good data and leave one's judgments at the door. The issue in this particular topic is the "safety" of the gastric bypass procedure. When talking about the relative safety of...
Tips on preparing for surgery
By: Silva Payne
Some would say that having no fore warning of surgery is the best way to undergo such a procedure.There is no time to worry over the outcome or often no long period of pain leading up to it. However, most people do have surgery...
Denying Smokers Medical
By: Krissi Lyn Mazon
Wow, talk about a slippery slope. Should anyone be denied life because they made bad health choices? Now, before I get on my little soapbox here, let me first state that I don't like the fact that our income is taxed so much to provide...
What to expect when undergoing surgery at a university hospital
By: Nicole Evans M.D.
Many individuals have operations performed at university hospitals, whether they plan their surgery with that in mind or not. All hospitals associated with a university are teaching hospitals. The majorit of medical care you receive at a teaching hospital will be provided by nurses and...
Preparing for surgical risk with a preoperative assessment
By: Nicole Evans M.D.
Most individuals who are planning to undergo a surgical procedure will undergo a preoperative assessment. The goal of this preop evaluation can be summed up in one question that the physician asks him or herself with every patient: What does this person need in order...
How to choose a surgeon for GRS
By: Lynette Alice
Choosing a surgeon to perform your GRS (Gender Reassignment Surgery) is one of the most important decisions you can make as the nature of the procedure is such that once it is done it can never truly be reversed back to the form that existed...
By: Amanda Roberts - 509893
My father was diagnosed with a diseased liver when I was in elementary school. My family and I knew that a liver transplant was in his future, and the idea at first was a calming one. We thought that a transplant would fix everything and...
By: Michelle Wilkinson
In an ideal world children would not be getting themselves into the position of being obese in the first place, but as statistics seem to indicate the opposite is true, with ever-increasing numbers of children being classed as overweight or obese. Of course, it is...
Who are the best surgeons for a male to female (MTF) procedure?
By: Lynette Alice
Picking only a few people as the best MTF (Male to Female) GRS surgeons is actually fairly simple. The general reason for this is simply because there really are not very many worldwide who perform the procedure and only a small percentage do what would...

 

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