A cholecystectomy (koh-luh-sis-TEK-tuh-me) is a surgical procedure to remove your gallbladder — a pear-shaped organ that sits just below your liver on the upper right side of your abdomen. Your gallbladder collects and stores bile — a digestive fluid produced in your liver.
Adenoidectomy is the surgical removal of the adenoid for reasons which include impaired breathing through the nose, chronic infections, or recurrent earaches. The surgery is less commonly performed in adults in whom the adenoid is much smaller and less active than it is in children.
Cesarean delivery (also called a cesarean section or C-section) is the surgical delivery of a baby by an incision through the mother's abdomen (belly) and uterus(womb).
A below-the-knee amputation (BKA) is the surgical removal of the legbelow the knee.
Hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus. It may also involve removal of the cervix, ovaries, fallopian tubes and other surrounding structures. Usually performed by a gynecologist, a hysterectomy may be total or partial. It is the most commonly performed gynecological surgical procedure.
Septoplasty is a surgical procedure to correct a deviated septum. Septoplasty straightens the septum, allowing for better airflow through your nose.
A mastoidectomy is a procedure performed to remove the mastoid air cells. This can be done as part of treatment for mastoiditis, chronic suppurative otitis media or cholesteatoma
Tonsillectomy is a surgical procedure in which both palatine tonsils are fully removed from the back of the throat
Removal by surgery of the appendix, the small worm-like appendage of the colon (the large bowel). An appendectomy is performed because of probable appendicitis, inflammation of the wall of the appendix generally associated with infection.
A sebaceous cyst is a term commonly used to refer to either. Epidermoid cysts (also termed epidermal cysts, infundibular cyst), or Pilar cysts (also termed trichelemmal cysts, isthmus-catagen cysts).
A hemorrhoidectomy is the surgical removal of a hemorrhoid, which is an enlarged, swollen and inflamed cluster
A duplicated ureter occurs when two ureters form on the same kidney. A ureterocele is a small bulge in the ureter, usually in the end closest to the bladder. Both conditions may lead to ureteral obstruction
A cystoscope is a thin tube with a camera and light on the end. During acystoscopy, a doctor inserts this tube through your urethra (the tube that carries urine out of your bladder) and into your bladder so they can visualize the inside of your bladder
We compare two modalities of treatment; transurethral cystolithotripsy (TUCL) and percutaneous cystolithotripsy (PCCL), for large vesical calculi in patients who underwent simultaneous transurethral resection of prostate (TURP), and present refinements of the technique of PCCL.
Circumcision is the removal of the foreskin from the human penis. In the most common procedure, the foreskin is opened, adhesions are removed, and the foreskin is separated from the glans.
A total thyroidectomy is a procedure that removes your entire thyroid gland. Totalthyroidectomies are more common than their partial counterparts. That's becausetotal thyroidectomies provide a greater guarantee of removing the entire papillary thyroid cancer.