The foregut is the part of the digestive system that is made up primarily of the stomach and the esophagus. The esophagus is the tube that carries food, liquids and saliva from your mouth to the stomach. The most common problem with the esophagus is gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). It happens when a band [...]
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Unlike traditional surgery, minimally invasive surgery involves minuscule instead of large incisions. Extremely small incisions are made – just large enough for small cameras equipped with microscopes and tiny fiber-optic flashlights to be inserted. Surgeons use this micro-technology to view the inside of your body on a high-definition monitor. After the procedure, it takes [...]
A hernia is the exit of an organ, such as the bowel, through the wall of the cavity in which it normally resides. A hernia can push through any part of a weakened section of the abdominal wall, like at the incision site of a previous surgery. However, the most common site is in the [...]
The gallbladder is a small pear-shaped sac that holds bile, a digestive juice produced by the liver that is used in the breakdown of fatty foods. The gallbladder extracts water from its store of bile until the liquid becomes highly concentrated. The presence of fatty foods triggers the gallbladder to squeeze its bile concentrate [...]
Endocrine surgery is a sub-specialty of general surgery that focuses predominantly on diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal glands. Procedures are performed on endocrine glands to achieve a hormonal or anti-hormonal effect in the body. Almost always, this entails operating to remove a tumor which has grown on or within an endocrine gland. [...]
What is a Colonoscopy? A Colonoscopy is a procedure that enables your physician to examine the lining of the colon (large bowel) for abnormalities by inserting a flexible viewing tube that is about the thickness of your finger into the anus and advancing it slowly into the rectum and through the colon. Why Should [...]
400-07630527© kirstypargeterModel Release: NoProperty Release: No3D medical background with virus The colon or large bowel absorbs water as the digested food passes through it, and the waste matter left behind forms into stool. The large bowel is about 5 feet long and has 4 sections. Cancer can develop in any of these. [...]
Bariatric surgery is considered a safe and effective treatment option for those affected by severe obesity. Moreover, these same procedures have also been recognized for their impact on metabolic or hormonal changes that play a major role in hunger (the desire to start eating) and satiety (the desire to stop eating) as well as [...]