Listen to conversations about Surgery:
Surgery for epilepsy is a good option for the right people. The risks are small and the benefits can be large. Surgery should be considered in the 10% of people with epilepsy who have seizures after two different medicines.
Weight management requires exercise and decreased caloric intake. Surgery can decrease stomach size or decrease absorbed calories. Success still requires changes in behavior.
Dr. Jeffrey Sternberg, a colorectal surgeon, discusses abdominal surgery, and describes how decisions should be made by your surgeon about whether or not laparoscopy can be done for any specific procedure. A few small incisions allow a camera, lights and … Continue reading
You needn’t live in silence even if your larynx is removed. Dr. Mark Singer, a head and neck surgeon, describes how people who need total removal of the larynx, the natural voice box, can regain speech.