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What Is Magnetic Resonance Enterography?

Magnetic resonance (MR) enterography is a noninvasive, painless medical imaging test used to diagnose issues in your small intestine. Magnetic resonance (MR) enterography is a painless, noninvasive, and radiation-free medical imaging test used to...

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What to Expect from Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation

Allogeneic stem cell transplantation is infusion of cells from a related or unrelated donor. It is used to treat certain blood disorders. Allogeneic stem cell transplantation is a procedure in which stem cells are transplanted from a donor to a...

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Cystectomy: Everything You Need to Know

A cystectomy, or bladder removal, is done to remove cancer of the bladder. Learn more about a cystectomy, including preparation and recovery. A cystectomy is a surgical procedure that is done to remove the bladder, usually due to cancer. The bladder...

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Ovarian Cyst Surgery: Everything You Need to Know

Ovarian cyst surgery can be a laparoscopy (outpatient care) or a laparotomy (inpatient care). Learn more about the process and recovery for both. Ovarian cysts are fluid-filled sacs that can develop in women in their reproductive years or, rarely,...

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Stapedectomy: Overview

Stapedectomy surgery replaces the stapes bone in the middle ear with a prosthesis. It helps improve hearing for people with otosclerosis. The human ear consists of three parts: the inner ear, middle ear, and outer ear. There are bones in the middle...

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Gallbladder Surgery Long-Term Care

Long-term care after gallbladder surgery includes diet modifications or surgery for persistent symptoms. Reviewed by our board-certified surgeons. Gallbladder surgery can be successful in treating gallstones, but a significant number of people have...

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Vasectomy: What to Expect on the Day of Surgery

A vasectomy is an outpatient surgery, with variations. Find out what to expect from vasectomy surgery, reviewed by our board-certified surgeons. A vasectomy is an outpatient surgical procedure that results in permanent male sterility by preventing...

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Gallbladder Surgery: What to Expect on the Day of Surgery

Gallbladder surgery (cholecystectomy) removes the gallbladder. Surgery may be minimally invasive or open. Reviewed by our board-certified surgeons. To thoroughly understand what happens the day of gallbladder surgery, it’s important to know which...

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Body Asymmetry: Why Is One Hand or Breast Bigger?

Many people have one hand that is slightly larger than the other or, if a woman, uneven breasts. These minor body asymmetries are by and large normal. The little idiosyncrasies make us human. Whether your left hand span measures one centimeter more,...

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Overview of Femoral Hernia Surgery

Find out what a femoral hernia is, how it is treated, how the surgery is performed, and even how to prevent a femoral hernia. A femoral hernia happens when a weakness in the muscle of the groin allows the intestine to bulge through. The first...

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