Cochlear implant surgery explained
By: Anne StClair
A cochlear implant can enable a profoundly deaf person to gain a representation of sounds and to understand speech. If implanted early, a young deaf child can learn to understand speech well enough to speak normally and develop normal language skills. The cochlear is a...
Cochlear implant surgery explained
By: Jennifer Mcdonald
Cochlear implant surgery explained Severe hearing loss can be corrected by implanting a cochlear device into the inner ear. The cochlear system unlike the hearing aid, which only exaggerates sound, transforms speech into electrical activity. The cochlear implant surgery has become a routine operation...
How to donate bone marrow
By: Dee Davis
I have read and heard so many stories about adults and children who are diagnosed with leukemia that I had to find out more about how to donate. Not everyone is moved in the same way and not everyone has to donate. However, I feel...
What to expect after undergoing liposuction
By: Rene Michael Browne
With advancements in surgical techniques, liposuction is now an outpatient procedure. The Tumescent technique can be performed in an outpatient facility or even in the doctor's office. The procedure can take from one to several hours depending on the area being treated and amount of...
What are the differences between reconstructive and cosmetic, plastic surgery
By: Seth Angelic
The question has the different areas of surgery out of place, it should be plastic and reconstructive surgery versus cosmetic surgery. Both of these surgical specialties are recognized by the medical association. The most basic difference between the two fields is that plastic surgery focuses...
By: Melody St. John
When it comes to the manner by which they are done, medical procedures are classified into two general types - the non-invasive and the invasive medical procedures. The non-invasive medical procedures refer to those types of procedures that are carried out without creating a...
By: Erich Rosenberger M.D.
Doctors have a wide range of procedures, tests, and tools available for diagnosing and treating disease. Some of these procedures are more easily done and not as hard on the patient - while others are difficult and present greater risk to the patient. Unfortunately, the...
By: Erich Rosenberger M.D.
Simply put, a pediatric surgeon is a surgeon who specializes in operating on children and adolescents. Surgery in children is largely the same as it is in adults, but children have some different issues that need to be addressed to limit risks and maximize the...
By: Erich Rosenberger M.D.
Residency for young doctors is generally considered to be one of the hardest parts of medical training. It's more intense than medical school, and far, far more physically and emotionally draining. Residency is post-graduate training where a doctor get his or her specialty. There are...
By: Nicole Dupont
The First Human Heart Transplant Surgery Many people said that it could never be done. The ones who believed were too afraid to try. But all that changed on December 3, 1967. Christiaan Barnard led a team of surgeons to perform the first human...

 

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