By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Laparoscopic surgery has become a preferred surgical approach in many different instances as it shows several definite advantages against the tradition open surgical techniques. Gall bladder surgery is one such instance in which laparoscopic surgery had become the surgery of choice and there are several...
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Cerebral aneurysm is a swelling that takes place in blood vessels of the brain. It is a common cause of intracranial hemorrhage as sudden blood pressure surges can lead to its rupture. There can be aneurysms of varied sizes and its manifestations will therefore depend...
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Hysterectomy is the process in which the uterus is removed through a surgical procedure. It can be performed through two different methods and these are the abdominal hysterectomy and vaginal hysterectomy. In many centers performing hysterectomies, the preferred surgical approach would be the vaginal route...
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Varicose veins are a condition in which superficial blood vessels, the veins, become dilated and tortuous. It is often found in the lower limbs although it can happen in any other place in the body as well. In most instances, the varicose veins will not...
Overview of types of lower limb amputation
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Limb amputation is a dreadful experience for the one who undergoes such operations although it is most likely to save the life of that person. It is a surgery performed at various levels depending on the indications for its application. Even though many would recover...
Should Smokers and the Obese be Denied Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
By: Magda DH
There are four fundamental reasons why smokers and the obese should not – and must not - be denied coronary artery bypass surgery, or for that matter any other medical procedure assuming the same procedure is available to non-smokers and non-obese. The first one is...
By: Kathryn Wilcox
Injuries, disease causing total vision loss and pain and infections are some of the reasons why eyes are removed. Glaucoma is one of the top reasons for vision loss that results in the eye being removed. But doctors will not perform this procedure until...
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Bariatric surgery is a procedure which is becoming rapidly popular especially among those suffering from morbid obesity as in the case of BMI more than 40. It is a surgery which requires extensive post operative care and behavioral modifications. Unless these requirements are met, the...
What to expect after X-stop surgery
By: Joyce Good Henderson
If you have suffered with the symptoms and disability of spinal stenosis, you may be a candidate for the surgical procedure in which the X-STOP implant is inserted. This minimally-invasive operation can be performed as a same-day or outpatient procedure under local anesthesia. Traditional surgeries...
By: Terrence Aym
"What may not be expected in a country of eternal light?" ~ Robert Walton, from "Frankenstein"Given half the chance, some doctors will transplant your brain—and if not yours, someone elses.Brain transplants are not just in the realm of cheesy horror/sci-fi movies like...

 

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