Surgical Procedures


Dacryocystorhinostomy involves the creation of a new tear duct that replaces an obstructed nasolacri.... read more

Darrach Procedure

During Darrach procedure, part of the ulna arm bone (near the wrist) is removed in order to correct .... read more


Debridement involves the removal of diseased, infection, damaged, or dead tissues, such as nerves, m.... read more

Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty

During deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty, the outermost layer of a diseased cornea is replaced wit.... read more

Deep Brain Stimulation

During deep brain stimulation, an electrode is surgically implanted into the brain in order to send .... read more

Deep Chemical Skin Peel

During a deep chemical skin peel, a phenol solution is used to remove the epidermis and both layers .... read more

Deep-Plane/Composite Face Lift

During a deep plane/composite face lift, the face is reshaped. This involves cutting the skin under .... read more

Defibrillator Implant

A defibrillator implant controls heart rhythm. It is placed under the skin of the chest in order to .... read more

Dental Implant Surgery

During dental implant surgery, a titanium post is implanted into the jawbone to replace a missing to.... read more


During dermabrasion, the skin is frozen and then sanded down with a rotating mechanical wheel or bru.... read more

Descemet's Stripping with Endothelial Ke...

During Descemet’s stripping with endothelial keratoplasty, the inner layer of a diseased cornea is.... read more

Digit and Hand Replantation

A microsurgery, digit and hand replantation involves the reattachment of an amputated thumb, finger,.... read more

Dilation and Curettage (Also Known as Di...

During dilation and curettage, the cervix is dilated and tissue is cut from the walls of the uterus..... read more

Dilation and Evacuation (Also Known as D...

Dilation and evacuation is a procedure to terminate a pregnancy. The surgery is performed by dilatin.... read more


A discectomy utilizes the laminotomy procedure, which involves the removal of ligament and bone in o.... read more

Distal Pancreatectomy

An open surgery, distal pancreatectomy is the removal of the end of the pancreas. Also Known As: .... read more

Distal Splenorenal Shunt

During distal splenorenal shunt, the splenic vein is detached from the portal vein and then reattach.... read more

Distal Subtotal Gastrectomy

During distal subtotal gastrectomy, the area of the stomach that is closest to the small intestine i.... read more

Dorsal Slit

A minor procedure, a dorsal slit involves cutting the foreskin along the midline. This releases tens.... read more

Dorsalis Pedis Cannulation

A minor procedure, dorsalis pedis artery cannulation involves the placement of an angiocatheter into.... read more

Drainage of Deep Neck Abscess

During drainage of deep neck abscess, a surgical incision is made to allow for drainage of a periton.... read more

Drainage of Thyroglossal Duct Cyst

During drainage of thyroglossal duct cyst, a thyroglossal duct cyst located in the midline of the ne.... read more

Duodenal Switch

During a duodenal switch, the stomach is cut vertically to produce a narrow column leading to the du.... read more


Duodenotomy involves closing a bleeding vessel in a duodenal ulcer. The procedure is performed on th.... read more

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