Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection (PLND) A Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection (PLND) surgery is done to remove the lymph nodes of the pelvic area. It is also known as deep groin dissection, pelvic lymphadenectomy, or ilioinguinal lymphadenectomy. Done under general anesthesia, it can be performed either through open-cut method of surgery or via laparoscopy using an…

Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy is the procedure to remove adrenal gland tumors via laparoscopy technique. The laparoscopic method is generally used to remove benign or non-cancerous adrenal tumors. During the procedure about three to four small incisions are made in the abdomen to insert cannula with a camera and instruments for surgery. Performed under general…

Cystoscopy Cystoscopy is a procedure to examine the lining of your urinary bladder and the urethra (tube that carries urine out of the body). It helps to investigate, monitor and treat urology conditions. During the procedure, a hollow tube, called cystoscope is inserted into urethra to reach into your bladder. The procedure takes between 15-30…

Orchiectomy Orchiectomy (Orchi) or orchidectomy is a surgery to remove one or both (bilateral orchiectomy) testicles in men. Done under local or general anesthesia as the case may be (Simple, Subcapsular, and inguinal type), it takes between 30 minutes to an hour to perform. Also known as castration, an orchiectomy is done for many conditions…

Ureteral Reimplantation Surgery Ureteral reimplantation surgery is a reimplantation of the ureter into the urinary bladder. It is mostly done in children to treat vesicoureteral reflux (VUR), a condition in which ureter is not connected to the bladder at the right place due to which urine from the bladder flows back into the kidneys. The…

PICC Line Insertion What is a PICC? PICC Line Insertion includes a Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter is a thin, flexible tube used in the treatments in which intravenous (IV) medications are given or blood samples for lab tests are to be taken. Your oncologist may suggest PICC for regular infusion of chemotherapy drugs for more…

Liberation Treatment The liberation treatment is usually given to patients who have Multiple Sclerosis (MS) or Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI or CCVI) that attack the central nervous system including brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves. The liberation procedure basically involves stenting of certain veins with inflatable balloon to improve blood flow to brain, just…

Radiofrequency Denervation Radiofrequency Denervation is a procedure to treat severe chronic back pain arising from the lumbar (lower back) or cervical (neck) facet joints. The other terms used for the procedure are radiofrequency ablation (RFA), rhizolysis, neurotomy, or lesioning. Radiofrequency denervation is an outpatient treatment performed under local anesthesia during which needles are inserted on…

Hymenoplasty Hymenoplasty or Hymenorrhaphy is the surgery done to reconstruct a ruptured hymen. Hymen is traditionally known to be associated with virginity, although it can also rupture due to excessive exercise, running, sports, or dancing etc. The surgery gives an intact and tight hymen ring to the vagina. Hymenoplasty is an invasive procedure involving retrieval…

Vaginoplasty Vaginoplasty, also known as vaginal rejuvenation, is a procedure usually done to correct the problem of stretched vaginal muscles due to childbirth. The procedure tones vaginal muscle, decreasing the size of vaginal cavity. It allows more contraction and control over the muscles permitting greater sensation. Women mostly after childbirth opt for this surgery. Performed…

Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD) Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD) is the presence of a hole in the wall of the heart. It is a common heart defect found in children. Ventricular Septal Defect puts pressure on the heart and reduces the oxygen supply to the body. The defect can be corrected through surgery – Ventricular Septal…

Skull Base Surgery Skull base surgery is done to remove benign and cancerous tumors using a minimally invasive endoscopic technique. It treats the places where it is difficult to reach like the underside of the brain, or the uppermost vertebrae of the spinal column.  In skull base surgery instruments are inserted either through the nose…

Endoscopic Mucosal Resection Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR) is done to remove abnormal lesions like tumor or cancer cells from the digestive system. An endoscope tube attached with a light and video camera is moved through your throat to reach the target area in your esophagus, stomach or the small intestine. The lesion is cut and…

Radiofrequency Neurotomy Radiofrequency neurotomy is a procedure to treat back and neck joint pain through radio waves. The radio waves are delivered on specific nerves. This temporarily stops the transmission of pain signals to the brain, thus giving relief from severe pain. The radio waves are given through needles inserted above the spine. The doctor…

Microlaryngeal Surgery Microlaryngeal surgery also known as microscopic voice surgery treats speaking and breathing disorders related to your larynx (the voice box). Microlaryngeal Surgery or voice surgery is done with a microscope and a laryngoscope (a tube) which is inserted in the mouth to reach to the vocal cords. The abnormal growths/tissue is then cut…

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction (ACL) The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) is present within the knee that connects the thigh bone (femur) to the tibia (lower leg). When there is extreme tearing or injury in this ligament, an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstruction or repair is required. Such fractures are called avulsion and involve a separation…

Lipectomy Lipectomy is a plastic & cosmetic surgery to remove subcutaneous fatty tissues from different parts of the body. Lipectomy goal is to reshape the targeted area especially butt, thighs, and around belly. The surgery can improve the body shape and appearance. Types of Lipectomy Belt lipectomy Suction lipectomy Buccal lipectomy Abdominal lipectomy Who can…

Ureterostomy Ureterostomy is a kind of urostomy procedure to make an artificial outlet called stoma. It redirects the natural urine exit from the body. Ureterostomy is done when the bladder is either removed or not properly functioning due to conditions like spinal cord injury, birth defects, or bladder cancer etc. Types of Ureterostomy Ileal conduit…

Spinal Decompression Spinal decompression therapy is a traction therapy done to treat any spinal disorder. Spinal decompression can do repositioning of a herniated or bulging disc or sciatica to relieve back, neck, or radiating arm/leg pain. The procedure involves stretching of your spine on a special traction table. The upper part of the traction table…

Ossiculoplasty Ossiculoplasty is a surgery to repair the damaged ossicles of the middle ear. The three small bones in the middle ear – malleus, incus, and stapes are referred as ossicles and so the name Ossiculoplasty. The surgery can improve your hearing ability which has been affected due to an infection, disease or injury. During…

Gamma Knife Radiosurgery Gamma Knife Radiosurgery (stereotactic radiosurgery) is a therapeutic radiology surgery. The Gamma Knife procedure is not a surgery of cuts or incisions but a radiotherapy that uses gamma rays beams to treat mostly lesions or tumors. The radiation beams are highly focused rays that target the lesions least effecting the nearby healthy…

Urethrotomy Urethrotomy is a surgery to treat urethra constriction mostly in men.  Urethra constriction is condition of narrowing of urethra, restricting the normal urine flow. It may occur either due to tissue inflammation or presence of scar tissue in the urethra. It is an outpatient procedure done under anesthesia. An urethrotome (a flexible surgical instrument)…

Breast Cancer Surgery The basic aim of breast cancer surgery is to get rid of cancerous cells present in the breast. The kind of breast cancer surgery you undergo depends upon your medical conditions and the cancer spread. Performed under general anesthesia, it takes over three hours to complete a surgery. Types of Breast Cancer…

Cancer Screening Test Cancer Screening tests are the series of tests done to check for cancer even before you develop any symptoms for it. Cancer screening tests can help in early detection of the disease which means better chances of successful treatment and cure. The cancer symptoms usually appear to show when it has already…

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