Articles for Tag: "surgery"

Baby born with 4 legs, 2 spines thrives after miraculous surgery 
Baby born with 4 legs, 2 spines thrives after miraculous surgery
The 10-month-old from Ivory Coast, Africa, is recovering after a complex surgery in Park Ridge, Ill., to remove her parasitic twin.
Did you know a tonsillectomy can help with sleep problems? 
Did you know a tonsillectomy can help with sleep problems?
Your tonsils can get infected and even develop cancer. But getting them out can help if you have this sleep issue.
Ask a Doc: What should I know about pancreatic cancer?  Featured
Ask a Doc: What should I know about pancreatic cancer?
71 percent of patients diagnosed with pancreatic cancer die within the first year. A surgeon shares warning signs.
Knee replacement might raise risk of hip and spine fractures 
Knee replacement might raise risk of hip and spine fractures
Almost 720,000 total knee replacements are carried out in the U.S. each year, but there may be a downside.
Advancements in robotic surgery offer more options for patients 
Advancements in robotic surgery offer more options for patients
A minimally invasive robotic approach is now being used for more types of procedures and treatments.
Memory loss and undergoing anesthesia 
Memory loss and undergoing anesthesia
A recent study looks at whether people who receive the sleeping gas experience loss of memory.
Are some early stage breast cancers overtreated? 
Are some early stage breast cancers overtreated?
For some women diagnosed with stage 0, experts say there may be other options.