Each year in the United States more than a million surgical procedures are performed to repair hernias. Here's what you should know - pre- and post-op.
A number of imaging procedures are available to create images of the inside of the human body.
Without the ability to eliminate pain, most surgical procedures could not be performed. Get the facts about the three main types of anesthesia.
Here's what to expect—including a look at the various types of tests that are available.
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) analysis - spinal tap, or lumbar puncture - is essential in diagnosing and selecting appropriate treatment for meningitis. Learn about other diagnostic tests.
Here's what you should know if you're considering weight loss surgery.
A complete blood count (CBC) is used as a general screening test to provide information about the state of your health.
Most people do have options when it comes to surgery. Ask the right questions and make the best decisions.