What steps need to be taken before a kidney transplant is considered
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Kidney transplant is a process in which a healthy donor kidney will replace a diseased kidney in the recipient. These transplants can be done through living donors or cadaveric donors and in case a cadaveric donor, the transplant has to be done swiftly in order...
The purpose of arthroscopic surgery
By: Omar Salvador
A knee injury to UFC interim heavyweight champion Frank Mir forced his heavyweight title bout against Brock Lesnar to be pushed back to the UFC 100 in July 2009 (from the original schedule of UFC 98 in May 2009). According to Ariel Shnerer, The Fight...
By: John Louie Ramos
Craniopagus twinning is one of the rarest forms of conjoined twins. It is a congenital abnormality, occurring on a frequency of 4-6 per 10 million births and accounting for just a mere 2-6 percent of reported cases of conjoined twins. Craniopagis twins have fused skulls...
Alternatives to lumbar disc surgery
By: R. Renee Bembry
Almost everyone experiences some sort of lumbar back pain now and then. Most times lumbar pain resolves all by itself. Other times, however, getting rid of lumbar pain may require medical treatment. This is especially true when the lumbar disc is impacted. With that said...
The risks associated with organ transplantation
By: Sandra Piddock
Transplant surgery has saved many lives, and restored the quality of life to many more patients. The first successful organ transplant was a kidney transplant in 1954; a transplant in 1950 failed due to rejection. These days, the success rate for organ transplants is high...
Alternatives to lumbar disc surgery
By: Trenna Sue Hiler
Back pain is a serious issue. In fact, the estimate is ninety percent of adults in America will develop lower back pain. Trying alternative methods to lumbar disc surgery seems like it may be something worth trying. (No information in this article is considered medical...
By: Lee Stratton
The reason lumbar disk surgery is performed is to relieve pain. Back pain can disable a person to the point that they can't work or perform normal daily functions.. Disk replacement surgery or spinal fusing are not life saving procedures. They are performed to relieve...
By: Victoria Tiegert
For people who deal with lumbar disc damage, life can become a rather unpleasant day-by-day existence. There may be a significant amount of pain in the lower back region which affects a person more than those who have never dealt with this can understand. Even...
By: Omar Salvador
The colon is, along with the rectum, the terminal part of the large intestine. It extends from the cecum (the part of the large intestine that joins to the small intestine) to the rectum (a short length of large intestine directly above the anus, about...
By: Lynette Alice
Pearly penile papule treatment is both a safe and effective surgery, but not necessarily permanent in all cases. Pearly penile papules are small raised bumps which ring the head of the rim of the penis. Because they often appear in what looks like organized rows...

 

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