Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG)

What is Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery? Your doctor has recommended a Coronary Artery Bypass Graft procedure, also called CABG. This video will review information about the on pump CABG procedure. During a CABG procedure, new paths called bypasses, are created to carry blood around the blockages. Healthier blood vessels from other sites in the body are used to … Read More

Laparoscopic Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Your doctor has recommended a laparoscopic Gastric Sleeve to help you lose weight. This video will help you to understand this surgical treatment option.  We will start by reviewing information about your body and your medical condition. When we swallow, the esophagus carries food down to the stomach to be digested.  Digestion breaks the food into smaller bits that can … Read More

Infection Control in the home

Why is Infection Control in the Home So Important? Germs are present always on your hands and they can be transferred to other parts of your body, to the family member for whom you are caring, your patient, and to any clean object that you touch. During recovery from surgery, the surgical incision itself is a potential point of entry … Read More

Transrectal Ultrasound and Prostate Biopsy

Why is a Prostate Ultrasound with Biopsies done? A prostate ultrasound with biopsies is done to test for cancer when a nodule or lump is felt. It is also done for a high PSA and for some problems especially with urination that can be a sign of prostate cancer.

Lavado de manos

[ulpvideoevents pause=”KsLMuqo5G3x6cWmO” end=”KsLMuqo5G3x6cWmO”] [/ulpvideoevents] ¿Por qué es importante el lavado de manos? Este video es sobre la práctica del lavado de manos para eliminar gérmenes y evitar la transmisión de las infecciones. Los gérmenes son bacterias, hongos y virus que causan enfermedades e infecciones. Son tan pequeños que no se pueden ver.

Handwashing Guidelines

Why Is Handwashing Important? This video is about washing your hands to get rid of germs so that you don’t spread infection. Germs are bacteria, yeast and viruses that cause sickness and infection. They are so small you can’t see them.

Mesh Sling Procedure for Stress Urinary Incontinence in Women

SUI is a problem when the pelvic muscles that support the bladder and urethra, or the urethral sphincter are weak. Support problems can start from pressure on these muscles with pregnancy and childbirth, chronic constipation, extra body weight, smoking, coughing and certain activities like heavy lifting that are repeated often.

Laser Vaporization of the Prostate

What is Vaporization of the Prostate? In some men the prostate gland becomes enlarged and blocks the bladder by squeezing or growing into the urethra. Laser vaporization of the prostate is a minimally invasive surgical procedure that can relieve your symptoms by un-blocking the urethra.

Vasectomy Surgery

What is Vasectomy Surgery? A vasectomy is a surgical procedure that serves as birth control by permanently cutting off the flow of sperm to the penis.