All surgeries have both benefits and risks. Make the best choice for you by learning about each, tips for preparation, and what to expect in recovery.
Major or minor, all surgeries have both benefits and risks. Make the best choice for you by learning about each, tips for preparation, and what to expect in recovery.
Ketamine In Anesthesia Induction
Ketamine: Effects, Medical Uses, Risks
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What Is Transgender Top Surgery?
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Body Asymmetry: Why Is One Hand or Breast Bigger?
Conjoined twins are rare
Overview of Conjoined Twin Separation Surgery
Human blood for transfusion in Boston
Universal Recipient: Blood Types and Reactions
Surgeon tying his mask
Risks and Benefits of Medical Tourism
Home healthcare nurse tending to picc line of recovering patient
PICC Line Insertion, Care, Removal, and Risks
Man going under anesthesia
General Anesthesia Side Effects and Complications
Doctor examining pregnant patient's belly
How Anterior Is Used to Describe Anatomy
Organ Weight
How Much Do Your Organs Weigh?
Multi-ethnic doctors operating girl at hospital
What Is the Risk of Death From Surgery?
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Congenital Diaphragmatic (Bochdalek) Hernia
Anesthesia Provider
Types of Local Anesthesia For Surgery Procedures
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Overview of Necrosis In the Human Body
surgeons operating using laparoscopic instruments
Laparoscopy: Preparation, Recovery, Long-Term Care
A doctor checking a patients spleen
The Function of the Spleen
Operating room staff performing hospital surgery
Maxillofacial Surgery, Facial Surgery Specialty
Magnetic Resonance Enterography: Purpose, Procedure, Results
Robot-assisted hysterectomy
The Meaning of Prolapse in the Human Body
Surgeons performing surgery in operating room
The Surgical Specialty of Trauma
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The Difference Between Acute and Chronic Illnesses
Surgeons performing surgery in operating room.
Escharotomy: Preparation, Recovery, Long-Term Care
A doctor adjusting light in operating room
Reasons for a Resection Surgery
kidneys
How the Word Bilateral Is Used in Medicine
Operating nurse soothing patient on table in operating room
What to Know About Monitored Anesthesia Care
Team of nurses and surgeons in surgery
What Is the General Surgery Specialty?
Close up of doctor wearing surgical gloves, holding oxygen mask over patient in operating theater
Paralytic Drugs Are Medications Given During Anesthesia
Surgeons performing cardiothoracic surgery
Cardiothoracic Surgery: Prep, Recovery, Long-Term Care
Handing doctor surgical tool in operating room.
The Surgical Specialty of Vascular Surgery
Surgeons performing surgery in operating room
Open Surgery Overview and Pros and Cons
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Bacteremia Causes and Diagnosis
Team of doctors performing surgery in operating theater
Types of Prophylaxis in Medicine
patient resting after surgery with doctor writing on a chart
Learn About the Perioperative Phases of Surgery
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What Does Pulmonary Mean in Medicine?
After the Preoperative Phase
Preoperative Explained - Preoperative Phase of Surgery
Surgeons performing surgery in operating room
What Conditions Can an Ablation Treat?