Skin grafts explained
By: Frances Stanford
In surgery, a graft is the transplantation of tissue from one part of the body to another. They are performed for various reasons to close large wounds. Burn victims often need to have skin grafts when the skin has been burned off a part of...
By: Vonda J. Sines
For many victims of domestic abuse, emotional healing is only one part of moving forward with life. They've also suffered injuries that disfigure and sometimes prevent them from leading anything resembling a normal life.The Face to Face project is one component of the Educational...
What does the surgeon do during gastric bypass surgery?
By: Rhia Drouillard
What the Surgeon Does During Gastric Bypass Surgery The surgeon will first talk over the procedure with you, explaining everything he/she will do. They will explain how they expect recovery to go if your surgery goes textbook well, and you'll be given another scenario on...
Robotic assisted minimally invasive coronary artery bypass surgery
By: Ronald Jaffre
Traditionally, coronary artery bypass graft surgery necessitates splitting open the chest, slicing through the breast bone. This creates a painful and often traumatic recovery. Surgery assisted with a robot, however needs no incision, thereby reducing the pain and trauma normally associated with CABG recovery. Minimally...
Coronary bypass surgery explained
By: Adai Goldberg
There are many people who have had coronary artery bypass in the United States. It is very common due to the prevalence of coronary artery disease in the United States. But what is it actually? There are those who might be reading this article right...
By: Erich Rosenberger M.D.
Medical science and technology have advanced in huge leaps over the last one hundred years. Transplant surgeries are one of the many advances that doctors and scientists have made in helping people live longer and healthier lives. A transplant involves taking an organ from a...
Factors that affect surgical decisions for the individual
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Surgery is a reconstruction, removal, implantation or exploration procedure done with the intention to relieve, cure or diagnose certain problems encountered in the body. The usual scenario is a patient visiting the general practitioner or the family doctor for advice for certain condition and the...
General precautions for any surgery
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Surgical procedures are varied in their nature. Some procedures are minor procedures where as some are classified as major surgeries. Some surgeries needs only local anaesthesia where as some require general anaesthesia. When some surgeries take nearly 12 hours to perform, e.g Neurosurgeries, some...
By: Matthew Delman
From Sumeria to the United States, in Ancient Greece and the Hindu lands of India, surgery has sometimes made the difference between a patient living or dying. Though surgery in the West is today a discipline of strictures and safety precautions, there was a...
By: Erich Rosenberger M.D.
An appendectomy is a surgical procedure that removes the appendix. The appendix is a part of your gastrointestinal system. It is a small organ that sticks out of your colon (large intestine). It is in the lower right quadrant of your abdomen. There is some...

 

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