It wasn't so long ago that a person who had the gallbladder removed emerged from the hospital five days later with a prominent scar and spent the next month recovering from it. Today, thanks to laparoscopic surgery, one is likely to be home the next evening and back in a normal routine by the end of the week - with only a Band-Aid or two to show for the surgery. Laparoscopic surgery involves making a number of small incisions (less than half an inch long) and using special instruments and a...
There are multiple types of incontinence, and I have discussed them on my SharePost blog previously. What happens when you have been... Read more »
(Part 2 of a series: My Open Heart Surgery) As I faced the reality that I needed open heart surgery to repair a leaking mitral valve, I... Read more »
In short, rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory disease which attacks joints in the body. It can affect the alignment and positioning... Read more »
Why do you need bypass surgery? If you are suffering chest pain or other symptoms that may indicate a cardiovascular problem, your doctor will... Read more »