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Diagnosing Lupus Nephritis
Lupus is an autoimmune disease that causes rampant inflammation throughout the body; lupus nephritis is the diagnosis when the kidneys are involved.
Low Bone Density
Age and lifestyle can lower bone density and increase risk for conditions such as osteoporosis (dangerously low bone density).
ACL Injury and Treatments
If you injure your ACL, treatment options include surgical repair and rehabilitation to improve strength and stability.
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital heart disease, the most common birth defect, refers to structural problems with a baby’s heart or major blood vessels.
Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
Gamma Knife surgery precisely targets brain tumors. It can also treat vascular malformations, trigeminal neuralgia, and essential and Parkinsonian tremors.
Lymphoma: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Lymphomas are cancers caused by white blood cells that reproduce rapidly and uncontrollably. Two types are Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Radiation Therapy for Skin Cancer
Radiation therapy may be a treatment for skin cancer. It's usually used with other treatments as an alternative for surgery or for pain relief.
Any rib injury should be evaluated by a physician. The most frequent symptom is pain, sometimes accompanied by shortness of breath.
Vasectomy Reversal (Vasovasostomy)
Vasectomy reversal is a surgical procedure that can help men father children again or for the first time. The procedure is performed by a skilled microsurgeon.
Glomerulonephritis: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment
A rare disease that causes infection in the filters inside the kidneys that can lead to kidney failure.
Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer
Radiation therapy is a common treatment for prostate cancer, which now has a 5-year survival rate near 100 percent.
About 65 percent of regular runners get hurt each year. It’s estimated that the average runner will sustain one injury for every 100 hours he or she runs.
Diabetic Eye Disease
Poorly managed diabetes can cause several diabetic eye diseases—including diabetic retinopathy, diabetic macular edema, cataracts and glaucoma.
Dry eye (dysfunctional tear syndrome) causes irritation, redness and burning. Excessive tearing from a lack of lubrication can also be a sign of dry eye.
Functional MRI of the Brain
Functional magnetic resonance imaging is the most common type of brain imaging, lighting up parts of the brain while patients think or perform activities.
Global Health and Travel-Related Maladies
Yale Medicine physicians are experts in global health and travel medicine, providing exceptional skill and insight for superior emergency care.
Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery
Minimally invasive spinal procedures allow surgeons to navigate the spine and isolate a patient’s spinal problems, with better results and faster recovery.
More than 80 percent of children diagnosed with cancer are cured, and chemotherapy is an effective treatment for childhood cancer.