Surgical Procedures

Abdominal Liposuction

An abdominal liposuction is characterized by the removal of fat deposits in the area of the abdomen..... read more

Abdominal Myomectomy

During an abdominal myomectomy, fibroids are removed from the uterus. Also Known As: Abdominal sur.... read more

Abdominoperineal Resection

A lower abdominal anal surgery, Abdominoperineal resection involves cutting the lower part of the an.... read more

Above The Knee Amputation

During above the knee amputation, the leg is surgically removed due to a serious injury or disease. .... read more

Acetabular Augmentation Wedge

Acetabular augmentation wedge involves grafting strips or a wedge of bone taken from the ilium (larg.... read more

Adam's Apple Reduction

During Adam’s apple reduction, cartilage is trimmed off the larynx. Also Known As: Tracheal sha.... read more

Adductor Release

During adductor release, the adductor muscle and tendon is cut and released. This weakens the muscle.... read more

Adjustable Gastric Banding

Adjustable gastric banding is a procedure that is designed to reduce food intake. To achieve this, a.... read more


Adrenalectomy is utilized in order to treat an enlarged adrenal gland, high blood pressure caused by.... read more


During alarplasty, the width of the nostrils is surgically reduced. The incisions are typically hidd.... read more

Allogenic Bone Marrow Transplant

During an allogenic bone marrow transplant, healthy bone marrow from a donor is transfused into a pa.... read more

Alveolar Cleft Surgery

Alveolar cleft surgery is the process of removing a piece of a patient’s bone and then grafting it.... read more

Ambulatory Phlebectomy

A minimally invasive surgery, an ambulatory phlebectomy involves removing varicose veins in the leg..... read more

Angiojet Rheolytic Thrombectomy

A minimally invasive procedure, Angiojet Rheolytic thrombectomy involves threading a catheter from a.... read more

Ankle Arthrocentesis

A minor procedure, ankle arthrocentesis involves the use of a needle to aspirate synovial fluid from.... read more

Ankle Fusion

Ankle fusion consists of using screws to join the bones located within the ankle. This permanently l.... read more

Ankle Replacement

An ankle replacement removes damaged cartilage and bone in the ankle and replaces it with parts made.... read more

Ankle Synovectomy

During ankle synovectomy, inflamed membrane that lines the joint is removed. Also Known As: Ankle .... read more


Anoplasty involves the surgical construction of a new anus that connects to the rectum in cases of c.... read more

Anterior Colporrhaphy

During anterior colporrhaphy, a defect in the vaginal wall is repaired. Also Known As: Colporrhaph.... read more

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Surgery

Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery involves repairing a torn ACL in the knee. The repair is pe.... read more

Anterior Exenteration

During anterior exenteration, the reproductive organs at the front of the pelvic cavity are removed..... read more

Anterior Neck Dissection

Anterior neck dissection involves removing metastatic lymph nodes (levels II, III and IV) while pres.... read more

Anterolateral Thoracotomy

An anterolateral thoracotomy involves an incision that is made under the breast. This provides acces.... read more

Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Aortic aneurysm repair includes different procedures to repair an aortic aneurysm, such as graft-ste.... read more

Aortic Valve Repair Surgery

During aortic valve repair surgery, also known as heart valve repair surgery, an aortic valve that i.... read more

Aortic Valve Replacement Surgery

During aortic valve replacement surgery, a malfunctioning heart valve is replaced with an artificial.... read more

Aortobifemoral Bypass

During aortobifemoral bypass, the aortic artery is connected to both femoral arteries in the groin w.... read more

Aortofemoral Bypass

During aortofemoral bypass, the aortic artery is connected to the femoral artery in the groin with t.... read more


During an apicoectomy, the root tip of a tooth and the surrounding infected tissue is surgically rem.... read more


An appendectomy becomes necessary if the appendix, located on the large intestine, becomes inflamed .... read more

Argon Laser Trabeculoplasty

An eye surgery, argon laser trabeculoplasty uses laser technology in order to create holes in the tr.... read more

Arm Amputation

An arm may need to be amputated due to osteomyelitis, bone cancer, gangrene, or a severe arm deformi.... read more

Arm Biopsy

A minor surgery, arm biopsy involves removing a small sample of bone or soft tissue in order to test.... read more

Arm Fasciotomy

During arm fasciotomy, the arm’s soft tissue is cut open and diseased tissue is removed. The wound.... read more

Arm Lift

During an arm lift, excess skin from the back of the arm, all the way from the shoulder to the elbow.... read more

Arm Liposuction

During arm liposuction, fat deposits from the arm are removed. The area is flushed with a local anes.... read more

Arm Tendon Transfer

During arm tendon transfer, a damaged tendon in the arm is replaced with a tendon from another part .... read more

Arm Tumor Excision

Arm tumor excision involves cutting out a tumor that has invaded soft tissues and bones in the arm. .... read more

Arterial Embolectomy

A minimally invasive procedure, arterial embolectomy involves the removal of a blood clot from an ar.... read more

Arterial Switch

An open heart surgery, arterial switch corrects congenital transposition of the great arteries (TGA).... read more


A minor surgical procedure, arthrocentesis involves the use of a needle in order to aspirate synovia.... read more

Arthroscopic Ankle Fusion

Arthroscopic ankle fusion joins the ankle joint together with screws in order to keep it in place an.... read more

Arthroscopic Ankle Replacement

An arthroscopic ankle replacement removes damaged cartilage and bone in the ankle and replaces it wi.... read more

Arthroscopic Ankle Synovectomy

During arthroscopic ankle synovectomy, inflamed membrane that lines the ankle joint is removed. This.... read more

Arthroscopic Anterior Cruciate Ligament ...

During arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery, a torn ACL in the knee is repaired wit.... read more

Arthroscopic Elbow Fusion

During arthroscopic elbow fusion, the elbow joint is locked together with screws in order to reduce .... read more

Arthroscopic Elbow Replacement

Arthroscopic elbow replacement removes damaged cartilage and bone in the elbow and replaces it with .... read more

Arthroscopic Elbow Synovectomy

During arthroscopic elbow synovectomy, inflamed membrane that lines the elbow is removed. This proce.... read more

Arthroscopic Finger Fusion

During arthroscopic finger fusion, the bones in the finger joint are joined together with screws. Th.... read more

Arthroscopic Finger Joint Replacement

An arthroscopic finger joint replacement removes damaged cartilage and bone in the finger and replac.... read more

Arthroscopic Finger Synovectomy

During arthroscopic finger synovectomy, inflamed membrane that lines the finger joint is removed. Th.... read more

Arthroscopic Foot Fusion

During arthroscopic foot fusion, the three major bones in the foot (talo-navicular, subtalar and cal.... read more

Arthroscopic Foot Joint Replacement

Arthroscopic foot joint replacement removes damaged cartilage and bone in the foot and replaces it w.... read more

Arthroscopic Hip Fusion

During arthroscopic hip fusion, the thigh bone is permanently joined to the pelvis with screws, lock.... read more

Arthroscopic Hip Replacement

Arthroscopic hip replacement removes damaged cartilage and bone in the hip and replaces it with part.... read more

Arthroscopic Hip Synovectomy

During arthroscopic hip synovectomy, inflamed membrane that lines the hip is removed. This procedure.... read more

Arthroscopic Knee Fusion

Arthroscopic knee fusion is a procedure that surgically joins together the knee’s tibia and femur..... read more

Arthroscopic Knee Synovectomy

During arthroscopic knee synovectomy, inflamed membrane that lines the knee is removed. This procedu.... read more

Arthroscopic Lateral Release for Patella...

During arthroscopic lateral release for patellar realignment, the lateral retinacular on the outside.... read more

Arthroscopic Partial Hip Replacement

During arthroscopic partial hip replacement, a broken or worn femur head is replaced with a metal, m.... read more

Arthroscopic Partial Knee Replacement

An arthroscopic partial knee replacement removes part of the knee joint and replaces it with parts m.... read more

Arthroscopic Proximal Realignment of the...

Arthroscopic proximal realignment of the patella involves cutting the lateral retinacular on the out.... read more

Arthroscopic Revision Hip Surgery

During arthroscopic revision hip surgery, a worn or damaged artificial hip joint is replaced. This p.... read more

Arthroscopic Revision Knee Surgery

During arthroscopic revision knee surgery, a worn or damaged artificial knee joint is replaced. This.... read more

Arthroscopic Shoulder Fusion

During arthroscopic shoulder fusion, the upper arm bone is permanently joined to the shoulder socket.... read more

Arthroscopic Shoulder Replacement

Non-Surgical or Other Surgical Alternatives to Arthroscopic Shoulder Replacement:. read more

Arthroscopic Shoulder Synovectomy

A minimally invasive procedure, arthroscopic shoulder synovectomy is the removal of the inflamed syn.... read more

Arthroscopic Thumb Fusion

During arthroscopic thumb fusion, the bones in the thumb joint are joined together permanently with .... read more

Arthroscopic Thumb Joint Replacement

An arthroscopic thumb joint replacement removes damaged cartilage and bone in the thumb and replaces.... read more

Arthroscopic Toe Fusion

During arthroscopic toe fusion, the bones in the toe joint are joined together with screws. This loc.... read more

Arthroscopic Toe Joint Replacement

Arthroscopic toe joint replacement removes damaged cartilage and bone in the toe and replaces it wit.... read more

Arthroscopic Total Knee Replacement

Arthroscopic total knee replacement involves the removal of damaged cartilage and bone in the knee a.... read more

Arthroscopic Wrist Fusion

During arthroscopic wrist fusion, the wrist joint is joined together with screws. This locks the wri.... read more

Arthroscopic Wrist Replacement

Arthroscopic wrist replacement is a procedure that involves the removal of damaged cartilage and bon.... read more

Arthroscopic Wrist Synovectomy

During arthroscopic wrist synovectomy, inflamed membrane that lines the wrist is removed. This proce.... read more

Artificial Urinary Sphincter Surgery

During artificial urinary sphincter surgery, a ring is placed around the neck of the bladder in orde.... read more


During atherectomy, plaque is removed from the arteries with a laser or mechanical device. Also .... read more

Atrial Septal Defect Closure

Atrial septal defect closure is an open heart surgery that closes a hole between the right and left .... read more

Atrioventricular Canal Repair

During atrioventricular canal repair, a congenital atrioventricular canal defect is repaired. This p.... read more

Augmentation Labiaplasty

During augmentation labiaplasty, fatty tissue is injected from one area of the patient’s body into.... read more

Autogenic Bone Marrow Transplant

During autogenic bone marrow transplant, the patient’s bone marrow is removed prior to chemotherap.... read more

Auxillary Artery Cannulation

A minor surgical procedure, auxillary artery cannulation involves placing an angiocatheter into the .... read more

Awake Craniotomy

Awake craniotomy involves the treatment of a neurological condition near the cortex, or the removal .... read more

Awake Extratemporal Cortical Resection

During awake extratemporal cortical resection, a section of the brain cortex outside of the temporal.... read more

Axillary Thoracotomy

An axillary thoracotomy is an incision made under the arm so that the chest cavity can be accessed f.... read more

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