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Ambulatory anesthesia -WWW Site
Description of anesthesia for ambulatory or outpatient surgery.
Anal Fissure -WWW Site
Description and treatment form the American Association of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Appendicitis -WWW Site
Colorectal Cancer Screening -WWW Site
Tests are used to screen for different types of cancer.
Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis -CMG Article
Article written by Brendan Brady, M.D. to help understand diverticulosis and diverticulitis.
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy -WWW Site
Describes procedureof flexible sigmoidoscopy for diagnosis of intestinal disease.
Gastric Bypass Surgery -WWW Site
Description of this procedure by WebMD.
General Information About Rectal Cancer -WWW Site
Hemorrhoids -WWW Site
Describes the symptoms, diagnosis, and medical and surgical treatments for this common disorder
Inguinal Hernia -WWW Site
Description of symptoms and treatment from the Mayo Clinic.
Intraductal Cancer (DCIS) -CMG Article
Melanoma -WWW Site
Moles and Dysplastic Nevi -WWW Site
Orthopedic Surgery -WWW Site
Source of information regarding the specialty of orthopedic surgery. Has numerous fact sheets about des eases and conditions relating to this orthopedics.
Pain Medications After Surgery -WWW Site
Prostate Cancer -WWW Site
Sigmoidoscopy -WWW Site
Sigmoidoscopy is an internal examination of the lower large bowel (colon), using an instrument called a sigmoidoscope. The sigmoidoscope is a small camera attached to a flexible tube. It is inserted into the colon to examine the rectum, and the sigmoid and descending portions of the colon.
Vasectomy -WWW Site
Vasectomy is a simple operation designed to make a man sterile, or unable to biologically father a child.
What is Neurosurgery -WWW Site
Descriptionof this surgical speciality from MedLine
What to Know Before Surgery -WWW Site
Consumer information listing questions for patients to ask their doctor and surgeon before having elective surgery to help decide whether to have surgery.
Your Gallbladder: Its Role in Health and Disease -CMG Article