• surgeries
  • In 1999, the $13 million Winter Haven Ambulatory Surgery & Diagnostic Center opened above the emergency department to streamline serviced to patients coming to the hospital for ambulatory (outpatient) surgeries and procedures. (wikipedia.org)
  • surgical
  • Microsurgery is a surgical technique that allows the surgeon to repair small nerves and blood vessels with sutures thinner than human hair. (cpmc.org)
  • Different types of laminotomies are defined by the type of instrument used to visualize the surgical procedure, what vertebra the procedure is performed on, and whether or not both lamina of a vertebra are operated on or just one. (wikipedia.org)
  • An endoscope is a small tube-shaped camera inserted into the patient in order to visualize the surgical procedure internally. (wikipedia.org)
  • Surgical procedures are commonly categorized by urgency, type of procedure, body system involved, degree of invasiveness, and special instrumentation. (wikipedia.org)
  • tumors
  • Neurofibromatosis Type 2 (NF2) is a genetic condition that causes the development of non-cancerous (benign) tumors along the nerves in the body. (diseaseinfosearch.org)
  • Transoral laser microsurgery is another form of minimally invasive surgery used by several medical centers, including the Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine and Mayo Clinic to remove small and medium tumors through the mouth. (wikipedia.org)
  • Benign and malignant tumors are common in the setting of neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1). (readbyqxmd.com)
  • An MRI of the brain and/or skull base, with and without gadolinium contrast, is performed to diagnose tumors of the skull base with little risk to the patient. (brighamandwomens.org)
  • They are classified into the following types: basaloid (4%) warty (6%) mixed warty-basaloid (17%) verrucous (8%) papillary (7%) other SCC mixed (7%) sarcomatoid carcinomas (1%) not otherwise specified (49%) Other types of carcinomas are rare and may include small cell, Merkel cell, clear cell, sebaceous cell or basal cell tumors. (wikipedia.org)
  • The main types of pituitary adenomas are: PRL-secreting or prolactinomas: These are the most common pituitary tumors. (wikipedia.org)
  • occur
  • Studies comparing abdominal results with the muscle-sparing free TRAM and the DIEP show that abdominal wall hernias occur less frequently in DIEP patients, although the abdominal wall bulge rates are similar for both procedures. (wikipedia.org)
  • techniques
  • ASPS members operate only in accredited medical facilities, adhere to a strict code of ethics and fulfill continuing medical education requirements in plastic surgery, including training in patient safety techniques. (plasticsurgery.org)
  • The advances in the techniques and technology that popularized microsurgery began in the early 1960s to involve other medical areas. (wikipedia.org)
  • Later improvements in microsurgery made more techniques available. (wikipedia.org)
  • Surgery (from the Greek: χειρουργική cheirourgikē (composed of χείρ, "hand", and ἔργον, "work"), via Latin: chirurgiae, meaning "hand work") is a medical specialty that uses operative manual and instrumental techniques on a patient to investigate or treat a pathological condition such as a disease or injury, to help improve bodily function or appearance or to repair unwanted ruptured areas. (wikipedia.org)
  • Flap
  • As no abdominal muscle is removed or transferred to the breast, patients typically see a lower risk of losing abdominal muscle strength and may experience a faster recovery compared to TRAM flap patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • Treatment
  • Among the advanced treatment options available at the University of Chicago are microsurgery and focused irradiation, which can improve outcomes in patients with life-threatening brain and spinal cord problems. (uchospitals.edu)
  • It offers a new hope for patients seeking advance treatment for brain cancer in India . (webnode.com)
  • Success for this type of treatment occurs in about 90% of cases. (cvdentalcare.com)
  • A cancer treatment center opened in 1978 and hospital's Cassidy Cancer Center-in affiliation with the University of Florida College of Medicine-began seeing patients in 2009. (wikipedia.org)
  • Research in this area also covers rare genetic diseases, particularly glycogenosis type II, storage diseases (Gaucher, Niemann Pick and other sphyngolipidoses) mitochondrial diseases and genetic immunodeficiencies such as IPEX syndrome, aiming at clarifying molecular mechanisms and develop innovative approaches to treatment such as enzyme replacement, use of nanotechnologies for genetic correction and stem cells transplantation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Surgery usually spans minutes to hours, but it is typically not an ongoing or periodic type of treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • surgery
  • This technique helps give the patient as much speech and swallowing function as possible after surgery. (wikipedia.org)
  • This type of surgery is extremely rare, and has been successfully performed only a handful of times world-wide. (cpmc.org)
  • If this type of surgery had not been available to this young woman, she would have had extensive and permanent disfigurement. (cpmc.org)
  • Our goal at PRMA of South Texas is to provide our patients with state of the art care in both reconstructive and cosmetic surgery. (plasticsurgery.org)
  • This type of surgery is managed by the multidisciplinary skull base team at BWH. (brighamandwomens.org)
  • Under some circumstances, this type of surgery may be necessary. (brighamandwomens.org)
  • Surgery for cisgender males is simpler than for female-to-male transgender patients, because the urethra requires less lengthening. (wikipedia.org)
  • As of November 2009, there is research in progress to synthesize corpora cavernosa (erectile tissue) in the lab on rabbits for eventual use in patients requiring penile construction surgery. (wikipedia.org)
  • The surgery starts (after the patient is prepped) with the forearm marked for graft size. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tubal ligation (incorrectly referred to as tubectomy) is considered major surgery, typically requiring the patient to undergo local, general, or spinal anesthesia. (wikipedia.org)
  • The patient or subject on which the surgery is performed can be a person or an animal. (wikipedia.org)
  • If symptoms remain, patients may require surgery to remove the cyst. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patients with vocal fold cysts are considered for surgery when presenting with: Dysphonia Lack of improvement through voice therapy A key aspect of preventing vocal fold cysts is good vocal hygiene. (wikipedia.org)
  • The image data taken from a patient will often include intentional landmark features, in order to be able to later realign the virtual dataset against the actual patient during surgery. (wikipedia.org)
  • Robotic surgery can be divided into three types, depending on the degree of surgeon interaction during the procedure: supervisory-controlled, telesurgical, and shared-control. (wikipedia.org)
  • procedure
  • A laminotomy takes about 70-85 minutes depending on the type of procedure used. (wikipedia.org)
  • Two economic studies suggest that laparoscopic bilateral tubal ligation could be less cost-effective than the Essure procedure, which uses a special type of fiber to induce a benign fibrotic reaction. (wikipedia.org)
  • in most cases, when a diagnosis cannot first be reached via behavioural assessment and intervention, the patient undergoes an imaging procedure. (wikipedia.org)
  • surgeon
  • He was the first surgeon to perform a combined laparoscopic removal of a portion of the pancreas and a kidney that were successfully transplanted simultaneously into a diabetic patient with end-stage renal disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • Using specialized software the gathered dataset can be rendered as a virtual 3D model of the patient, this model can be easily manipulated by a surgeon to provide views from any angle and at any depth within the volume. (wikipedia.org)
  • chronic
  • METHODS: A total of 125 patients with chronic hydrocephalus, 75 of whom suffered from iNPH and the remaining (non-INPH) from sNPH or non-communicating hydrocephalus, were shunted using gravitational valves. (biomedsearch.com)
  • In November of the same year he used it to operate on a patient with chronic otitis who had a labyrinthine fistula. (wikipedia.org)
  • Regardless
  • The physicians and staff of PRMA of South Texas are dedicated to providing an environment of compassion, concern and support for each and patient who walks through our door, regardless of social or economic status, and regardless of type of insurance or lack thereof. (plasticsurgery.org)
  • erectile
  • There are several types of erectile prostheses, including malleable rod-like medical devices that allow the neo-penis to either stand up or hang down. (wikipedia.org)
  • prognosis
  • CONCLUSION: The diagnosis of iNPH does not by itself mean a worse prognosis, and iNPH patients with favorable preconditions may have a similar or better prognosis than patients with any other kind of hydrocephalus. (biomedsearch.com)
  • genetic
  • In addition, our team routinely advises patients and families on the genetic risks associated with some of these inherited conditions. (uchospitals.edu)
  • symptoms
  • Emotional symptoms include mood changes, which the patient may be unaware of, including poor attention span and aggressive behavior towards themselves and/or others. (wikipedia.org)
  • brain
  • This allowed a greater development in brain microsurgery (compensating surgeon's physiological tremor by 10-fold), increased accuracy and precision of the intervention. (wikipedia.org)
  • tissue
  • There are many types of soft tissue sarcoma. (cancer.gov)
  • Because soft tissue sarcoma can be hard to diagnose , patients should ask to have tissue samples checked by a pathologist who has experience in diagnosing soft tissue sarcoma. (cancer.gov)
  • Excision is the cutting out or removal of only part of an organ, tissue, or other body part from the patient. (wikipedia.org)
  • another
  • Another less common type of inferior temporal lobe damage is prosopagnosia which is an impairment in the recognition of faces and distinction of unique individual facial features. (wikipedia.org)
  • term
  • In 1908 German physician Karl Franz Nagelschmidt coined the term diathermy, and performed the first extensive experiments on patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • experiments
  • Bozzini called his invention a Light Conductor, or Lichtleiter in German, and later wrote about his experiments on live patients with this device that consisted of an eyepiece and a container for a candle. (wikipedia.org)
  • several
  • The two types of vocal fold cysts can be differentiated from other vocal fold growths in several ways. (wikipedia.org)
  • medical
  • At San Francisco's California Pacific Medical Center we deliver personal, hands-on care to every single patient, every single day. (cpmc.org)
  • Robots can be autonomous or semi-autonomous and range from humanoids such as Honda's Advanced Step in Innovative Mobility (ASIMO) and TOSY's TOSY Ping Pong Playing Robot (TOPIO) to industrial robots, medical operating robots, patient assist robots, dog therapy robots, collectively programmed swarm robots, UAV drones such as General Atomics MQ-1 Predator, and even microscopic nano robots. (wikipedia.org)
  • general
  • CONCLUSIONS: Our results suggest that pediatric patients with symptomatic CMs should be treated surgically because of the risk of recurrent hemorrhaging and the general benefits of CM removal. (biomedsearch.com)
  • The main campus provides services typical of a large hospital, such as intensive care units, emergency services, general and specialized patient floors, various types of outpatient services, and educational and conference facilities. (wikipedia.org)
  • years
  • In 2015, he and his team showed that 25 years of organ transplantation in the U.S. saved 2.2 million years of life in patients with end-stage organ failure. (wikipedia.org)
  • control
  • In our patient group, the microsurgical removal of CMs resulted in the prevention of recurrent hemorrhage and the control of seizure disorders in all cases. (biomedsearch.com)
  • commonly
  • Mucous retention cysts are most commonly seen in individuals that endure high vocal stress in their daily lives, while epidermoid cysts are usually congenital or second to vocal trauma (see lead section for more information on different types of cysts). (wikipedia.org)