Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) is a surgical procedure targets the subthalamic nucleus, which is located below the thalamus. The procedure involves implanting a thin electrode into the brain.
Surgical Care Treatments
Gastric bypass operations that restrict food intake and cause malabsorption result in more weight-loss than those operations that only restrict food intake. Patients who have bypass operations generally lose two–thirds (80%) of their excess weight within two years.
Gastric sleeve surgery or sleeve gastrectomy involves stapling approximately 70-80 percent of the stomach's natural capacity without involving the intestinal tract.
In this video Dr. Bethencourt performs an open-heart surgery to replace a leaking mitrial valve and tricuspid valve and to treat atrial fibrillation.
According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, more than 285,000 total hip replacements are performed each year in the United States.
Severe knee pain is an ailment that many Americans endure. One of the most effective ways to correct the problem is with total knee replacement surgery.
The LAP–BAND is an inflatable and adjustable gastric band designed to induce weight-loss, without stapling or cutting of the stomach or intestines.
Left ventricular reconstruction surgery is performed to repair a left ventricle that has been damaged during a heart attack.
LINX is the most recent procedure for treating GERD and has proved to be highly effective in relieving severe GERD symptoms completely.
Maze surgery treats atrial fibrillation, a type of an abnormal heart rhythm, by creating a "maze" of new electrical pathways so that electrical impulses can travel easily through the heart.
A coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgical procedure that is performed without having the heart stopped and connected to a heart-lung machine.
Minimally invasive maze surgery, also known as mini-maze, is an advanced procedure for atrial fibrillation.