Should Smokers and the Obese be Denied Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
By: T. Robertson
This is just such a stupid, illogical question. Should smokers and the obese be denied coronary artery bypass surgery? I don't know. Should HIV patients be denied medication? They apparently did not care enough about themselves to have safe sex or use a clean needle...
Pros and cons of Lap-band surgery
By: Perbinder Grewal
Firstly what is lap-band surgery?Lap-band is short for laparoscopic gastric banding.Gastric Banding is the positioning of an adjustable band around the top part of the stomach to shrink the amount of stomach available for eating. This stimulates the feeling of satiety when eating...
Does weight loss surgery pose as a cop out from dealing with weight issues naturally?
By: Jennie Svogar
Throughout the world, people have been struggling with the onslaught of a disease, one that kills in months, years, or decades, with no real indication of a prognosis once the disease is discovered in a person. There are many different treatments for the disease, but...
By: Aunt Ruth
Neurosurgery is never something a person looks forward to; however, at the age of 46, I went through my second serious neurological surgery on my cervical spine. Sadly, probably both of them could have been less severe; if only the doctors had listened. To be...
By: Gianna Scannell
Recovery. It means to find again, or recover, health. As a surgeon and a former patient who underwent major surgery, I feel qualified to speak about recovery from surgery.About fifteen years ago, I broke my knee skiing (like a fool) without prior conditioning. I...
By: Donna Mccay
TOTAL LEFT AND RIGHT KNEE REPLACEMENT - 28 RECOVERY TIPS1. Room preparation temporary downstairs in living room with a fold out couch and a futon mattress on top to make it higher for you to get in and out of bed. Extra pillows for propping...
By: Jeff Casto
The demand for transfusions of blood products is rising as more complex surgeries are developed and more drastically ill patients are surviving longer. At the same time, the rate of blood donations is decreasing and there is a growing concern over the risk of infectious...
By: Norma Chew
Have you been thinking about signing an organ donor card?Do you have questions as to why you should donate your body parts?If so, read on and see the difference your decision can make in enhancing the life of others.A few years ago...
By: Henry Tobias
Preparing for reconstruction surgery after mastectomy, following breast cancer, should be carefully considered. The most important question is, "Do I really want to undergo another major operation?"Make an appointment with your oncologist and taking your partner to the consultation. One must obviously have a...
By: Carol Rose
It used to be that when a woman chose to undergo surgery for a tubal ligation, she was forever saying good-bye to child-bearing. But as with so many other things in this day and age of medical advances, never say never. What was once done...

 

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