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An autopsy can help determine cause of death and provide closure for loved ones coping with a loss, while also helping expand the knowledge of medicine.
At your next large family gathering, talking about past cancer diagnoses throughout the family tree could provide valuable insight about possible risks of inherited cancers.
Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (formerly known as juvenile rheumatoid arthritis) is a common type of rheumatic disease that occurs during childhood.
Peripheral Vascular Disease
Peripheral vascular disease (PVD) is when blood vessels not located near the heart or brain narrow, inhibiting blood flow and causing pain.
Preventing Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID)
Each year in the United States, about 4,000 babies die from Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID). In this video, Eve Colson, MD, discusses prevention.
Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) is a rare neurological condition causing chronic, severe facial pain that can feel like aching, burning, or electrical shocks.
What Is Fatty Liver Disease?
When you gain too much weight, it doesn't just accumulate on the outside of your body. Fat may start to deposit inside, too, within organs such as the liver. This condition is called fatty liver disease.
Atrial fibrillation or arrhythmia causes irregular heartbeats. As a result, blood flow is slowed which increases the risk of stroke.
Cancer (oncologic) surgery is one of three main treatments for cancer along with radiotherapy and chemotherapy. Malignant tumors are removed during open surgery.
Diagnosing Thyroid Disorders
The thyroid gland plays a key role in the body’s endocrine system, which regulates metabolism, growth and development, reproduction, sleep and mood.
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Minimally invasive (also known as laparoscopic or keyhole) procedures are making many surgeries dramatically safer and more tolerable.
Peripheral Artery Disease
Peripheral artery disease can narrow and harden the arteries, restricting the flow of blood from the heart. If it is caught early enough, vascular surgeons can draw from a toolbox of treatments.
Tics and Tourette's Syndrome in Children
Many kids have tics or repetitive twitches. Most fade away but about 1 percent have Tourette's syndrome, also called chronic motor or vocal tics disorder.
Vaginitis is a condition that causes inflammation in the vagina.
Artificial Disk Replacement Surgery
Artificial disk replacement can treat degenerative disk disease in the cervical spine, including the neck, and for the lumbar spine and lower back.
Brachytherapy for Uterine Cancer
Yale Medicine offers advanced treatments, including brachytherapy, for women with uterine and endometrial cancers.
A breast biopsy is a procedure where a piece of tissue is removed and sent to a lab to be evaluated to determine if it is cancerous or benign.
Diagnosing Pediatric Sarcomas
Pediatric sarcomas are a rare type of childhood cancer that requires a team of specialized experts for treatment.