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Top Surgical Procedures

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Surgical Procedures That Are Performed Most Often!

Rated 6 points - posted 10 years ago by JARM in category Health.
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Caesarean Section Report Abuse
Commonly called a C-Section, usually performed when a vaginal delivery would put the baby's or mother's life and/or health at risk.
27 points - added 10 years ago by JARM -

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Breast Biopsies Report Abuse
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Appendectomy Report Abuse
Removal of appendix: The goal is to remove the appendix before it ruptures and spreads infection to the abdomen
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Joint Replacements Report Abuse
(knee, hip, etc.)
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Tonsillectomy Report Abuse
Removal of tonsils.
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Ankle and Leg Fracture Repair Report Abuse
A fracture is a break in a bone. Fractures can range from a hairline crack in the bone to the bone being broken into two or more pieces that no longer line up correctly.
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cabg Report Abuse
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Gallbladder Removal Report Abuse
Many gallbladders are removed daily for various reasons often it is due to gallstones.
7 points - added 10 years ago by JARM -

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Lasik Eye Surgery Report Abuse
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Hysterectomy Report Abuse
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Prostate Surgery Report Abuse
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Hemorrhoidectomy Report Abuse
Hemorrhoidectomy is the surgical removal of hemorrhoids.
2 points - added 10 years ago by JARM -

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Cataract surgery Report Abuse
i think this is the most common surgical procedure done everyday. in the U.S. alone, around 1.5 million cataracts are removed each year (Jaffe; Cataract Procedure and it's Complications, 2006).
1 point - added 8 years ago by guest -

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Hernia repairs Report Abuse
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Vandenbos procedure Report Abuse
best success rate of all other procedures of it`s kind, hands down. Takes a completely different approach of resolving the issue
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Mastectomy Report Abuse
Removal of one or both breast.
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Colectomy Report Abuse
Colon Surgery
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Carpal Tunnel Surgery Report Abuse
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