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2024/02/21

By Laparoscopic Surgical Center of New York

Your gallbladder is a small organ located beneath your liver. It stores bile, a fluid produced by your liver that helps in the digestion of fats. Like any other part of your body, can also fall prey to various health conditions. These health issues may sometimes require the removal of the gallbladder, a procedure medically known as a cholecystectomy.
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2024/01/17

By Laparoscopic Surgical Center of New York

The decision to remove this rather small yet significant organ isn't taken lightly by healthcare professionals. The surgery is typically considered only when other treatments and lifestyle changes fail to provide relief. The importance of the gallbladder is significant in our digestive process, but surprisingly, humans can survive without one. A critical aspect of this procedure is the recovery phase, which requires careful attention and adherence to certain guidelines.
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2023/12/19

By Laparoscopic Surgical Center of New York

Hernias are a common health issue affecting millions of individuals across the globe. While they can occur at any age and in both genders, some individuals may be more prone to developing hernias due to specific risk factors. Understanding these risk factors can help in early detection and prevention.

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2023/11/20

By Laparoscopic Surgical Center of New York

Surgery is a critical part of healthcare, often utilized to treat a variety of conditions, from heart disease to cancer. Over the centuries, surgical techniques have evolved significantly. Today, there are primarily two methods surgeons use: keyhole surgery and open surgery.

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2023/10/23

Keyhole surgery is a surgical technique that involves the use of a laparoscope, a long, thin tube with a high-intensity light and a high-resolution camera at the front. The surgeon inserts the laparoscope into the patient's body through a small incision, or 'keyhole'.

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2023/09/27

By Laparoscopic Surgical Center of New York

Keyhole surgery, also known as minimally invasive surgery or laparoscopic surgery, has revolutionized the field of medicine. It's a technique where procedures are performed through small incisions, avoiding the need for large, open wounds. 

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2023/08/14

By Laparoscopic Surgical Center of New York

Volvulus is a condition where part of the intestine folds over and loops around itself. It usually occurs in the sigmoid and cecal parts of the intestines. The twisting cuts off the blood supply, causing symptoms such as bloody stool, bowel obstruction, and severe pain. Volvulus can result in bowel perforation or tissue death (necrosis), which can be life-threatening.
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2023/07/19

By Laparoscopic Surgical Center of New York

Dealing with health problems can be difficult. This is especially so if you have to decide whether to undergo surgery. 

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2023/06/14

By Laparoscopic Surgical Center of New York

The National Center for Biotechnology Information explains volvulus as a digestive condition that can cause severe pain. This is a medical emergency. If symptoms occur, it is ideal to seek emergency medical attention. 

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2023/05/26

By Laparoscopic Surgical Center of New York

In the cavity containing your intestines and other structures are four layers of abdominal wall providing protection. Sometimes, weak spots can develop in the wall muscle.

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