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Acoustic Neuroma Surgery
Acoustic Neuroma Surgery
An operation to remove an acoustic neuroma is a specialised procedure as it involves surgery inside the inner ear, and sometimes inside the skull....
Can Robots Perform Operations?
Can Robots Perform Operations?
Robotic surgery systems are commonly used in heart operations and also in surgery to remove the prostate gland in men suspected of having prostate cancer....
Considering Surgery Abroad: What You Should Know
Considering Surgery Abroad: What You Should Know
Important things you should know before deciding whether or not to have medical treatment or surgery abroad....
Different Types of Cosmetic Surgery
Different Types of Cosmetic Surgery
The most common forms of cosmetic surgery procedures and how cosmetic surgery can fall into the categories of reconstructive surgery as well as surgery simply to…...
Having a Breast Removed
Having a Breast Removed
The main different types of mastectomy. What the operation involves and advice post operation. How further treatment might also be needed ....
Having a Hysterectomy
Having a Hysterectomy
When a hysterectomy might need to be carried out and its implications. The nature of the procedure itself and how to recovery after the operation....
Having an Abortion
Having an Abortion
What abortion is and what it is used for. Different types of abortion and what the difference is between a medical and surgical abortion. What’s involved and what can…...
Having Your Appendix Removed
Having Your Appendix Removed
How an appendix removal, or appendectomy, is usually one of the most straightforward surgical procedures with a quick recovery time....
Having Your Tonsils Removed
Having Your Tonsils Removed
Why it’s only children who need their tonsils removing. When that is necessary and the different types of surgical procedures that can be used. How recovery should be…...
Hip Replacement Surgery
Hip Replacement Surgery
How hip replacement surgery can dramatically improve the mobility and quality of a person’s life where they have previously been in pain and restricted by arthritis in…...
How Can an Operation Cure Excessive Sweating?
How Can an Operation Cure Excessive Sweating?
Excessive sweating, or hyperhidrosis, is a rare but distressing condition in which the body produces far too much sweat. Surgical treatments are available but need to…...
Laser Surgery to Prevent Blindness
Laser Surgery to Prevent Blindness
Eye diseases that affect the retina and cause abnormal growth of new blood vessels can be treated using laser surgery. This cannot bring back sight once it is lost but…...
New Developments in Coronary Angioplasty
New Developments in Coronary Angioplasty
Since the early days of balloon angioplasty, success rates and techniques used in coronary angioplasty have come on a long way and drug-coated stents and balloons have…...
Spinal and Epidural Anaesthesia
Spinal and Epidural Anaesthesia
Anaesthesia is a very specialised area of medicine and predominantly involves the use of general, epidural or spinal anaesthesia....
Trigeminal Neuralgia Surgery
Trigeminal Neuralgia Surgery
Trigeminal neuralgia is an extremely painful illness that can be relieved by various forms of surgery, including conventional brain surgery and now stereotactic…...
What Does a Cruciate Ligament Operation Involve?
What Does a Cruciate Ligament Operation Involve?
What anterior cruciate ligament surgery involves and the importance of following your physiotherapist’s advice during the rehabilitation post surgery and how it’s…...
What Does Chemotherapy Involve?
What Does Chemotherapy Involve?
What is involved in chemotherapy treatment. How it works and the various ways the drugs are administered and their possible side effects. How an oncologist will play a…...
What Does Having a Miscarriage Involve?
What Does Having a Miscarriage Involve?
How miscarriage is quite though often an emotionally traumatic experience to go through. How to recognise the symptoms of miscarriage and the surgical procedures that…...
What Does Radiotherapy Involve?
What Does Radiotherapy Involve?
What radiotherapy is aimed at achieving and how it differs from chemotherapy in treating cancer. The preparation involved and the different ways that radiotherapy is…...
What Is Carpal Tunnel Surgery?
What Is Carpal Tunnel Surgery?
Carpal tunnel surgery is an operation that becomes necessary if the transverse carpal ligament in your hand starts to press on the median nerve....
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