We’ve all experienced stomach pain, heartburn, and bad back pain after over-indulging in unhealthy, greasy foods. Most of the time, this pain passes once the food has time to settle. But some people become so concerned about their symptoms that … Continue reading
Even though we are in the last few days, June is still men’s health month and we want to take the time to educate you on important facts regarding your health, or the health of the men in your life.
If your physician diagnosed you with a swallowing disorder known as achalasia, you may be a candidate for minimally invasive Heller Myotomy.
If you’ve been diagnosed with a colon condition, such as cancer, Chron’s disease or colitis, your surgeon may recommend removing all or part of the colon. If you want a surgery option that might reduce healing time, ask your physician … Continue reading
Your gallbladder is an organ that stores bile to help you digest fat. Sometimes the gallbladder can become inflamed, infected or blocked. If these ailments occur, your physician may suggest minimally invasive gallbladder surgery.
A hernia is a protrusion of an organ through the wall of the cavity that normally contains it. Surgery is usually required for most types of hernias in order to prevent complications. Minimally invasive hernia repair offers many benefits over … Continue reading
In 2013, 55,000 men and 18,000 women will be diagnosed with bladder cancer in the United States. Learning about bladder cancer will help you diagnose and treat it faster.
There are times when a hysterectomy is a must in order to deal with medical conditions that can be quite serious. A hysterectomy can be performed in different ways, but the main purpose is to remove the uterus, and at … Continue reading
Surgical procedures have come a long way. Today surgery can be done with much more precision. Through robotic surgery, surgeons are now able to reach the minutest areas and increase their visual field. Through robotic arms, the surgery itself is … Continue reading
While surgery is generally the most effective treatment for many colorectal conditions, traditional open surgery with a large incision has its drawbacks – such as a hospital stay of a week or longer, and a lengthy recovery of up to … Continue reading