Although not performed as often as it once was, tonsillectomy is still the one of the most common surgeries in the U.S.
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.
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) analysis - spinal tap, or lumbar puncture - is essential in diagnosing and selecting appropriate treatment for meningitis. Learn about other diagnostic tests.
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.
This simple, noninvasive test often is used to provide important information about your health.
The ABCs of breathing and lung function and how conditions affect the lungs.
A complete blood count (CBC) is used as a general screening test to provide information about the state of your health.