Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) may be an effective treatment option for patients with movement disorders; specifically essential tremor, dystonia or Parkinson’s disease, and those whose symptoms are
Treatments for Surgical Care
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 repair 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.
Kyphoplasty is a minimally invasive surgical procedure for people suffering with compression fractures of the spine.
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.
A lumbar fusion is an operation to stabilize the lower back by creating bony bridges between at least two vertebrae and eliminating motion between them.