Acid reflux under anesthesia can lead to aspiration pneumonia and lung damage. Find out, from a physician anesthesiologist, how to protect yourself from these complications if you have acid reflux and are going to...
If you have Sjogren's syndrome, you may worry about how you will tolerate anesthesia and surgery. There are unique considerations with Sjogren's syndrome and general anesthesia, but with a little information and...
Gallbladder surgery or the removal of the gallbladder is medically called cholecystectomy. This procedure is indicated to patients who have gallstones.
If you or a loved one is considering an adult tonsillectomy, take time to consider all of the factors involved including the risks and benefits to the individual. Be prepared for a painful recovery.
Come with me as I experience extensive surgical repairs to my severely injured Rotator Cuff, as well as my ruptured long Biceps Tendon. The injury, surgery, recovery and rehab in honest detail.
My experience with septal reconstruction, nasal re-fracture, and right endoscopic sinus surgery. OW!
I've just been diagnosed with a femoral hernia. When you discover a painful lump in your lower abdomen or groin area, in the thigh crease, all sorts of questions and worries can come to your mind...
A torn meniscus can be corrected easily through arthroscopic surgery and the patient can be back to work quickly and exercising regularly in a short period of time if they follow the basic rehabilitation practices set...
What a person can expect to experience in the first 24 hours after open heart surgery, including clear descriptions of the most common monitoring devices used in the Cardiac Surgery ICU.
Staph Infections Patients who have sores that will not heal or that are filled with pus should see a doctor and ask to be tested for staph infection. They should not squeeze the sore or try to drain it--that can spread...
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