The decision to undergo radical prostatectomy, or any treatment for prostate cancer, is of course not an easy one. Dr. Andrew Wagner, Director of Minimally-Invasive Urologic Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, provides some guidance if you are considering this procedure.
Approved by the FDA last year, the LINX device is a titanium ring of magnetic beads placed around the lower end of the esophagus. This minimally invasive alternative offers new hope for heartburn sufferers.
New surgical treatments are available for women with a minimal incision – or some with none at all. These procedures can be completed in one day, allowing the patient to resume their daily life quickly.
A new method is helping patients recover quicker with less pain after kidney surgery.
UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester is cancelling some scheduled surgeries at its Memorial Campus because of a problem with instrument sterilizing equipment.
An anonymous person has donated $1400 to a dog who needs bladder surgery.
Injuries, a big clean up, and thousands of dollars of home repairs. That’s what a number of homeowners are facing after their shower doors spontaneously explode.
Carl Crawford is expected to request permission from the Red Sox to undergo Tommy John Surgery on his left elbow next week, according to a report by the Boston Globe’s Peter Abraham.
Thousands of patients are finding out the hard way that free doesn’t always mean free.
There could be a medical reason why kids are waking up on a regular basis and the solution is often surgery.