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3D Printing for Surgical Planning
A technology called 3-D printing allows a surgeon to study a patient-specific 3-D model prior to surgery to better understand the patient’s anatomy.
Adult Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic fibrosis, an inherited disease, causes a buildup of thick mucus in the lungs. Early detection and better therapies help people live longer.
Diagnosing Digestive Diseases
Is your digestive system giving you trouble meal after meal? A sample of tissue sent to a pathologist could provide an accurate diagnosis.
Heart Surgery for Heart Failure
Our cardiac surgeons are national leaders in research, repairing heart conditions, implanting artificial devices and performing heart transplants.
Helping Children Cope with Divorce
The breakup of parents doesn’t have to be catastrophic for children. While divorce is a loss, it can bring positive changes to a family when handled well.
Diagnosing Gynecologic Cancer
There are many different types of gynecological cancer, which means that a pathologist’s precise identification of the tumor is vitally important.
Gambling disorder affects about one percent of Americans, who are unable to stop gambling despite the damage to their psyches, wallets, families, and jobs.
Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
Thoracic surgeons treat diseases of the chest, primarily cancers of the lungs and the esophagus, using minimally invasive techniques when possible.
Constipation is characterized by either infrequent bowel movements or the passage of dry, hard stools.
Sickle Cell Disease
The only cure for sickle cell disease is a stem cell transplant, but the disease can be managed with pain medication and red cell exchange transfusions.
Those bulging, knotted blue veins that appear in your legs, called varicose veins, rarely lead to health problems.
Kidney stones are hard deposits of mineral and acid salts in the kidneys. These stones are painful when they are passed through the body.
Colonoscopy is considered the gold standard for diagnosing colorectal cancer in its earliest stages. It allows doctors remove potentially precancerous polyps before they become cancer.
Heart Valve Repair and Replacement
The valves in your heart are small, but very important. If they don't work properly, it will be difficult for your heart to function. The good news is that treatment of heart valve disease has changed dramatically.
Age-related macular degeneration is the most common cause of legal blindness in the United States. Retinal therapies are successful treatments to try.
Menopause, a normal process of aging, occurs when a woman's ovaries stop producing mature eggs and her menstrual cycles cease.
Brain Tumor Treatment
Brain tumors can cause a wide range of symptoms, including memory loss, seizures and loss of motor control.
It’s important to know that fatigue comes with having cancer and is also a side effect of treatments.
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