Mastectomy – Total

A total mastectomy is the removal of the breast but not the removal of lymph nodes or chest muscles that lie underneath the breast. In most cases, a mastectomy is required in order to remove cancerous tissue from the body. The extent of tissue removed is determined by the amount of cancer present in your body. PostCare™ Discharge Tasks

Wire Localization Breast Biopsy 

Also known as a lumpectomy, your doctor intends to remove tissue from the breast – not because you’re necessarily ill – but because breast biopsy is a very accurate method for analyzing breast tissue. Biopsy is a general term which simply means “the removal of tissue for microscopic examination.” Because it provides such accurate diagnostic information, breast biopsy is an … Read More

Incisional Biopsy Of The Breast

Biopsy is a general term which simply means “the removal of tissue for microscopic examination.” Your doctor intends to remove tissue from the breast – not because you’re necessarily ill – but because breast biopsy is a very accurate method for analyzing breast tissue. Because it provides such accurate diagnostic information, breast biopsy is an important diagnostic tool in the … Read More

Permanent Pacemaker Implant

What is a Permanent Pacemaker Implant? The heart is located in the center of the chest, enclosed by the breastbone and rib cage. By contracting in a rhythmic way, it causes the blood in your body to circulate. A normally functioning heart beats at a rate of between 60 and 100 contractions per minute. These contractions are triggered by a … Read More

PRK Laser Eye Surgery

PRK is a simple and nonintrusive procedure that is designed to reduce or eliminate the need for glasses or contact lenses. PostCare™ Discharge Tasks

Gastric Bypass Open Surgery

Gastric Bypass is a surgical procedure used to help a patient lose weight. It is usually recommended to help those who are morbidly obese – meaning that their weight problem has become a serious health risk. PostCare™ Discharge Tasks