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2018/12/31

By Laparoscopic Surgical Center of New York

If you have been diagnosed with gallstones and are suffering from pain or other associated problems, you may be recommended for a surgery known as a cholecystectomy. This refers to the surgical removal of the gallbladder itself. While in the past, this required conventional ‘open’ surgery, today cholecystectomy gall bladder surgery can be performed laparoscopically – a minimally invasive procedure that offers patients a variety of different benefits.
 
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2018/10/30

By Laparoscopic Surgical Center of New York

Do you experience a painful, burning sensation in your chest after you eat? It may be triggered by eating certain foods or made worse by laying down. You might also have a foul taste in the back of your mouth or even experience mild breathing problems. If you can say ‘yes’ to any of these symptoms, you may be one of the 60 million Americans that suffer from GERD at least once every month. 

 

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2018/09/30

By Laparoscopic Surgical Center of New York

What is diverticulitis?

Diverticulitis is an inflammatory/infectious condition that primarily affects the large intestine. Diverticulosis is believed to affect as many as 50% of the population and is characterized by the development of small bulges in the wall of the colon. Patients with diverticulosis may have few or no symptoms. On the other hand, diverticulitis occurs when these bulges, known as diverticula, become inflamed or infected. 

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2018/08/30

By Laparoscopic Surgical Center of New York

An inguinal hernia is a protrusion through a weak spot in the groin muscles causing a sometimes painful and unsightly bulge.

Inguinal hernias can get bigger and cause persistent pain or complications. Overtime inguinal hernias can get bigger or cause persistent pains and complications, such as incarceration “getting stuck” or strangulation “tissue blood supplied choked.” Many hernias are referred to surgery which can be performed laparoscopically.

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2018/07/30

By Laparoscopic Surgical Center of New York

A hernia is a condition characterized by the abnormal exit of tissue or an organ through the wall of the cavity in which it normally resides. In most instances, hernias tend to develop somewhere between the chest and hips.

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2018/06/27

By Laparoscopic Surgical Center of New York

If you have been recommended for gallbladder surgery, you are probably wondering about the recovery process. After all, even though it is performed using a minimally-invasive technique, it is still a medical surgery. Fortunately, for most patients the recovery from this type of surgery is fairly simple. Learn these top tips for recovering from gallbladder surgery. 
 
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2018/05/25

By Laparoscopic Surgical Center of New York

Obesity can cause a number of health consequences. Oftentimes, diet and exercise alone are not enough to enough weight for a healthier lifestyle. Weight loss surgery can help patients lose weight and gain control of their health. Learn more here.
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2018/04/23

By Laparoscopic Surgical Center of New York

Bariatric surgery is a serious solution for people who are suffering from obesity or weight-related health problems and who have failed to lose weight using traditional methods. There are multiple varieties of the surgery including gastric bypass, gastric band, and gastric sleeve, but all have the same ultimate goal, to reduce the amount of food that the patient can consume so that they can lose weight. However, a reduction in the number on the scales is just one of the benefits of bariatric surgery. Most obesity studies recognize that patients who lose weight find that it has a positive impact on a variety of areas of their health and quality of life. Bariatric surgery benefits include:
 
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2018/03/21

By Laparoscopic Surgical Center of New York

GERD, also known as acid reflux, is directly influenced by the food you eat. Learn the best diet for combatting GERD.
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2018/02/22

By Laparoscopic Surgical Center of New York

Stomach resection surgery, also sometimes known as a gastrectomy, is a medical procedure that involves surgically removing part of the stomach. It is a serious operation, and the recovery from conventional stomach resection surgery can be lengthy. However, innovations in the techniques used in modern surgical procedures means that stomach resection surgery can now be performed laparoscopically, dramatically reducing the risk of complications and the prolonged recovery period associated with the conventional variety of the surgery. 
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