Heart valve replacement is an open heart operation. This means that the surgeon opens your chest and heart to remove the damaged valve. The new artificial (prosthetic) valve is then sewn into place. In some cases, the valve can be replaced without opening the chest. Called minimally invasive surgery, the damaged valve is replaced through a small incision near the "breastbone" or under your right chest muscle.read more
Breast cancer is caused when abnormal tissue in the breast begins to multiply uncontrollably. These cancerous cells can travel to other locations in the body and cause further damage. Breast cancer will initially develop in breast tissue, normally in the glands and milk ducts. This type of cancer is still considered to be breast cancer, even if it is discovered after traveling to other areas of the body, like the liver, lungs, and bones.read more
A kidney transplant is a surgical procedure to place a kidney from a live or deceased donor into a person whose kidneys no longer function properly. Your kidneys remove excess fluid and waste from your blood. When your kidneys lose their filtering ability, dangerous levels of fluid and waste accumulate in your body — a condition known as kidney failure or end-stage kidney disease.read more
Total Knee Replacement (TKR) is a type of surgery in which arthritic or the worn-out rough surfaces of the knee joint are removed and replaced with artificial material. TKR is advised to a patient when the knee has reached end-stage and conservative measures don’t seem to work. The primary goal of TKR is to relieve pain and help you resume normal activities.
Hip replacement, or arthroplasty, is a surgical procedure in which the diseased parts of the hip joint are removed and replaced with new, artificial parts. These artificial parts are called the prosthesis. The goals of hip replacement surgery include increasing mobility, improving the function of the hip joint, and relieving pain .The hip joint is located where the upper end of the femur, or thigh bone, meets the pelvis, or hip bone.read more
Skin cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in the skin. Skin cancer arises from the skin. It is well known that the cancer is the aftermath of a tumor which loses its control over the growth. The uncontrollable growth of the tumor which may strike anywhere in the body. This also may be on the skin. The skin cancer is the most common type cancer that is located in a lot of places.read more