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Bariatric corrective surgeries
Bariatric corrective surgeries take off weight and often cure such conditions as obesity-related diabetes. These minimally invasive procedures are actually less risky than a hip replacement for an obese person.
Coronary Atherosclerosis Treatments
Coronary atherosclerosis (coronary heart disease) occurs when plaque builds up in the arteries, causing them to harden. Treatments are available.
Heart transplants have become the gold standard therapy for end stage heart failure, but they are still considered a treatment of last resort.
Hypofractionated Radiation for Breast Cancer
Hypofractionated radiation therapy is a treatment for patients who have had breast-conserving surgery for breast cancer.
Vasectomy is a very common and safe procedure that does not negatively impact male sexual performance. This is highly effective permanent birth control option.
Immunotherapy activates the body's own defenses to fight diseases, including multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, and cancer.
If your tonsils are enlarged or chronically infected, this can affect breathing and/or swallowing and may require removal (tonsillectomy).
Tobacco dependence treatment and research are priorities at Yale Medicine; we offer new therapies and clinical trials to help people quit smoking.
A tracheostomy is an opening surgically created through the neck into the trachea (or windpipe) where a tube is then placed so that the patient can breathe.
Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)
Tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) is a popular cosmetic surgery for removing excess skin and fat from the abdomen.
Cystic Fibrosis in Children
Cystic fibrosis, a genetic disorder, affects the respiratory, digestive and reproductive systems. Newborns are screened for this condition.
A learning disability can affect how a child learns to write, read and do math, as well as communication,social skills, attention, memory and coordination.
Nuclear Medicine for Prostate Cancer
Nuclear medicine can be used to diagnose prostate cancer as well as to treat the disease, helping doctors see how patients respond to treatment.
Lymphoma: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Lymphomas are cancers caused by white blood cells that reproduce rapidly and uncontrollably. Two types are Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Measles: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment
Measles is one of the world’s most contagious diseases, and it can be especially dangerous for children under age 5 or for those with weakened immune systems.
Radiation Therapy for Pediatric Cancer
Many childhood cancers are highly treatable now, often with radiation therapy. More than 80 percent of kids who get cancer today survive five years or longer.
Treating Lung Cancer with Radiosurgery
Lung cancer often goes undetected until it has metastasized elsewhere in the body. Find out more about how radiotherapy can be used to treat lung cancer.
Alopecia areata happens when the immune system attacks hair follicles. This causes the hairs in those follicles to fall out and not grow back.