Exercising tips for after hip replacement surgery
By: Silva Payne
When you have a hip replaced, or even resurfaced, it is important to exercise as soon as possible after surgery. This does not mean you should try and play tennis straight away or run a marathon. It simply means that gentle exercises that gradually increase...
Surgical and nonsurgical management of small bowel obstruction
By: Nicole Evans M.D.
A small bowel obstruction is a serious medical condition in which the normal flow of digested food and intestinal secretions is blocked. The most frequent causes of small bowel obstruction are hernias and adhesions, though tumors and strictures can cause blockage. The interrupted flow of...
Blood vessel repair with BioGlue in cardiac surgery
By: Margie Miklas
BioGlue is a surgical adhesive, with a wide range of uses, particularly in the field of blood vessel repair in cardiac surgery. It is the chief surgical adhesive utilized in cardiac surgery throughout the world. Manufactured by CryoLife, Inc, BioGlue has been used in 550...
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Heart bypass surgery or in other words Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) is a surgical method that enables a person to bypass a blocked section of the coronary arteries and thereby improve the circulation to the heart musculature to improve its performance. The surgery is...
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
What is ‘hemoglobin’? Hemoglobin is a cellular constituent which carries oxygen within red blood cells to the required tissues. Following releasing its oxygen, the de-saturated hemoglobin would be re-oxygenated in the lungs. When a blood vessel contains oxygen rich, in other words, saturated, hemoglobin...
Risk factors of having surgery
By: Gabrielle Schrader
Oftentimes people forget about the various factors associated with having surgery. However, it is important to remember the risk facts of having surgery before you consent to having surgery. Of course, some things will and can only be fixed by undergoing surgery. Yet some things...
By: Lynette Alice
Tommy John surgery is a surgical procedure which is used to repair the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL). The ulnar collateral ligament is located on the inside of the elbow joint which is why the procedure is most commonly associated to athletes, particularly baseball pitchers. The...
By: Lori Woodward
Many people make the mistake of thinking that gastric banding (or lap-banding as it is commonly known) is the cheat’s way out of losing weight. The reality is that for the great majority of people who seek to have obesity surgery of any sort...
By: Amanda Ines
What to expect after a hemorrhoidectomy will be far from pleasant but you have to keep on reminding yourself that you got to this stage because you were already suffering bouts of pain on a daily basis due to your hemorrhoids and so that was...
By: Wayne Ramsey
Hymen replacement surgery is a sensitive topic for many. In the United States it is considered to be a waste of money as virginity isn't nearly as prized as it is in other countries. However, for those that come from an Arab country, having virginity...

 

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