Treatments for Surgical Care

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Deep Brain Stimulation

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

Type:
Minimally Invasive Surgery

Gastric Bypass Surgery

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.

Type:
Minimally Invasive Surgery

Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Gastric sleeve surgery or sleeve gastrectomy involves stapling approximately 70-80 percent of the stomach's natural capacity without involving the intestinal tract.

Type:
Minimally Invasive Surgery

Heart Valve Repair or Replacement Surgery

In this video Dr. Bethencourt performs an open-heart surgery to repair a leaking mitrial valve and tricuspid valve and to treat atrial fibrillation.

Type:
Surgery

Hip Replacement Surgery

According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, more than 285,000 total hip replacements are performed each year in the United States.

Type:
Surgery

Knee Replacement Surgery

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.

Type:
Surgery

Kyphoplasty

Kyphoplasty is a minimally invasive surgical procedure for people suffering with compression fractures of the spine.

Type:
Surgery

LINX Reflux Management System

LINX is the most recent procedure for treating GERD and has proved to be highly effective in relieving severe GERD symptoms completely.

Type:
Minimally Invasive Surgery

Lumbar Fusion

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.

Type:
Surgery

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