Tag Archives: Medical Procedures

Healthcare: “Open Heart Surgery – Inside The OR” (Northwestern Medicine)

Tough to beat! Head #InsideTheOR with S. Christopher Malaisrie, MD, and witness open heart surgery by one of the best cardiology and heart surgery programs in the nation as ranked by US News and World Report.

Health: “What Are Hernias & How Are They Repaired?”

Think of a hernia like a bulge in a damaged tire. The inner tube or soft tissue is normally contained by the abdominal wall, and if there is a leak or weak spot the soft tissue like fat or intestines can protrude through. Having a hernia will eventually require surgery to repair, and there are several different ways surgeons go about it.

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Medical Procedures: Inside Look At “Total Hip Replacement” Surgery

Head “Inside the OR” with Michael D. Stover, MD, and see what it takes to tackle a total hip replacement. Sound on for this one!

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Medical: “Mohs Micrographic Surgery” For Skin Cancer Explained

Named after the late Frederic Mohs, M.D., Mohs micrographic surgery is a highly precise excision technique in which the cancer is removed in stages, one tissue layer at a time. After each removal step, the layer is examined under a microscope to determine whether cancer remains in the patient’s skin and, if present, where exactly it is located so that the surgeon can pinpoint where to remove the remaining skin cancer. This allows for the smallest scar and best cosmetic result.

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Medical Care Videos: “Radiofrequency Ablation For Benign Thyroid Nodules” (NYU)

NYU Langone surgeon Dr. Kepal Patel explains radiofrequency ablation, which is a minimally invasive treatment for large, benign thyroid nodules.

Learn more about treatment for benign thyroid nodules: https://nyulangone.org/conditions/thy…