Anti-Reflux Laparoscopy Surgery

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What is Anti-Reflux Laparoscopy Surgery? When you have acid-reflux disease, the weakened muscle allows the contents of your stomach to back up into your esophagus, causing a considerable amount of discomfort, with symptoms like heartburn, difficulty swallowing, chest pain and belching. Acid-reflux surgery reinforces the LES to create a barrier to prevent the acid-reflux from occurring.

Endoscopy – Upper GI

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What is an Upper GI Endoscopy? An upper GI endoscopy is a diagnostic procedure used by your doctor to inspect the inside of your throat, esophagus, stomach and upper intestine. While it’s considered a surgical procedure, endoscopy does not involve an incision. Instead, your doctor will pass a flexible tube, called an endoscope through your mouth and into your stomach … Read More

Endoscopy – Lower GI

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What is a Lower GI Endoscopy? A lower GI endoscopy is a diagnostic procedure used by your doctor to inspect the inside of your rectum and colon. While it’s considered a surgical procedure, endoscopy does not involve an incision.

Gallbladder Removal – Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

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What is Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Gallbladder Removal? The gallbladder is a small organ located below the liver. It’s function is to store bile used by the intestines to digest food. Gallstones – small calcified deposits – sometimes form and block the bile ducts which lead from the gallbladder to the intestines. In many cases, the problem becomes so severe, that the … Read More

Gallbladder Removal – Laparoscopic Hassan Trocar

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What is Laparoscopic Hassan Trocar Gallbladder Removal? The gallbladder is a small organ located below the liver. It’s function is to store bile used by the intestines to digest food. Gallstones – small calcified deposits – sometimes form and block the bile ducts which lead from the gallbladder to the intestines. In many cases, the problem becomes so severe, that the … Read More

Hiatal Hernia – Laparoscopic

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What is Hiatal Hernia Laparoscopic Surgery? Your diaphragm is a muscle that separates your chest from you abdomen and helps you to breathe. Normally, the diaphragm has an opening for the esophagus to pass through where it connects with the stomach. A hiatal hernia occurs when part of the stomach pushes upward through this small opening. Your hiatal hernia may … Read More

Hernia Repair – Inguinal (Laparoscopic)

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What is Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair? In general terms, we can say that a hernia occurs when the layers that make up the abdominal wall weaken. In other words, the fabric of muscle and other tissues which protect the gut, develops a defect, or weakness. Through that defect the peritoneum (PER-IT-TA-NEE-UM) – and perhaps other organs – push their way … Read More

TURP – Transurethral Resection of the Prostate

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What is Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP)? TURP is designed to relieve symptoms of an enlarged prostate by reducing the size of the prostate. TURP is also a diagnostic procedure where tissue is removed to screen for the presence of cancer.

Laparoscopy Diagnostic

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What is a Laparoscopy Diagnostic? Using the laparoscope’s video camera, the surgeon is able to explore and inspect the interior of the abdomen – often allowing the surgeon to see with greater detail and with more clarity than with the human eye alone. [/x_columnize] A laparoscope is a narrow tube that contains a light source and a small video camera … Read More