What is breast cyst aspiration?
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Formation of a breast cyst Breast cysts or a Mammary cysts are fluid filled lobules found in the breasts of women between 30 - 50 years of age. The formations of these cysts can be precipitated through a blockage of the ductal drainage by a...
By: Vonda J. Sines
A rotator cuff is a hard worker. It's made up of the muscle and tendons in your shoulder and connects your upper arm bone with your shoulder blade.Accord to the Mayo Clinic, the anatomy of a rotator cuff results in the largest range of...
By: Tracy Blankenship
What is xenotransplantation? A current statistic states that every day ten people die while waiting for donor organs for transplantation. This crushing need has for years, driven research into the possibility of using animal organs to replace human ones. This is called xenotransplantation. According...
What is a coronary bypass graft?
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
1. What is a coronary artery? The coronary artery is the vessel that supplies blood to the heart musculature and its effective functioning is mandatory for an active lifestyle. The artery starts from the coronary sinus at the base of the great artery, the aorta...
Operating procedure: Gastric bypass surgery
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
What is a 'Gastric bypass surgery'? Gastric bypass surgery is one of the surgical procedures carried out in the treatment of morbid obesity or the unresponsive obesity. It will drastically reduce the amount of food a person can eat and thus alter the eating habits...
It is Sick and Selfish to Deny Medical Care Based on Politics or Personal Hatred
By: Elizabeth M Young
Nothing is a better indicator of a sick society than the willingness to deny medical care based on personal moral, religious, or political judgments instead of medical need. Denying available medical care to others based on hate, personal preferences or religious dogma is an evil...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Xenotransplantation is the transplanting of organs or tissue from one species to another. Animal to human transplants were done in the past/ In 1682, the bone of a dog was used in repairing the skull of a Russian aristocrat, and the operation was a success...
What's happens inside the surgical suite?
By: Tracy Blankenship
What happens when a patient is brought into the surgical suite? The patient becomes the center of focus for a team of professionals and paraprofessionals whose sole purpose is to do their best to ensure a good outcome for the patient. The team consists...
What is labiaplasty surgery
By: Jennifer Kirkman
Labiaplasty surgery is done in order to reduce the size of the labia minora.Some females have this procedure done due to an overly large labia which causes them embarassment and discomfort. This surgery can be done as an outpatient. Before you are due...
What are labral debridement procedures
By: Shavon Walker - 539720
Overview According to eOrthopod.com, labral tissue helps mold the socket of the cuff to the humerus, providing a secure fit. Sometimes the labral tissue can become caught between the humerus and the rotator cuff. When this happens, a labral tear can occur. Labral debridement...

 

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