' General Surgery '

Op. Dr. Ali GÜRTUNA On 22 Mar, 2012 At 09:15 PM | Kategori: General Surgery

Most hospitals have extensive surgical services that include preoperative testing, which may include x-rays, CT scans, ultrasonography, blood tests, urinalysis, and/or an EKG. Medication counseling is offered for current patient prescriptions and how they should be taken during and after surgery. Informed consent forms are made available to patients, as well as patient advocate services […]

Op. Dr. Ali GÜRTUNA On 22 Mar, 2012 At 09:09 PM | Kategori: General Surgery

Open small bowel resection Following adequate bowel preparation, the patient is placed under general anesthesia and positioned for the operation. The surgeon starts the procedure by making a midline incision in the abdomen. The diseased part of the small intestine (ileum or duodenum or jejunum) is removed. The two healthy ends are either stapled or […]

Op. Dr. Ali GÜRTUNA On 22 Mar, 2012 At 09:53 PM | Kategori: General Surgery

A small bowel resection is the surgical removal of one or more segments of the small intestine. The small intestine is the part of the digestive system that absorbs much of the liquid and nutrients from food. It consists of three segments: the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum; and is followed by the large intestine (colon). […]

Op. Dr. Ali GÜRTUNA On 22 Mar, 2012 At 09:57 PM | Kategori: General Surgery

Sigmoidoscopy is a diagnostic and screening procedure in which a rigid or flexible tube with a camera on the end (a sigmoidoscope) is inserted into the anus to examine the rectum and lower colon (bowel) for bowel disease, cancer, precancerous conditions, or causes of bleeding or pain. Sigmoidoscopy is used most often in screening for […]

Op. Dr. Ali GÜRTUNA On 22 Mar, 2012 At 09:04 PM | Kategori: General Surgery

Sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) is a minimally invasive procedure in which a lymph node near the site of a cancerous tumor is first identified as a sentinel node and then removed for microscopic analysis. SLNB was developed by researchers in several different cancer centers following the discovery that the human lymphatic system can be […]

Op. Dr. Ali GÜRTUNA On 22 Mar, 2012 At 09:03 PM | Kategori: General Surgery

Segmentectomy 2: Tests help to determine whether cancer cells have spread within the lungs or to other parts of the body after a diagnosis of lung cancer. The following tests and procedures may be used in the staging process to diagnose lung cancer: • complete physical exam, including personal and family medical history • chest […]

Op. Dr. Ali GÜRTUNA On 22 Mar, 2012 At 09:03 PM | Kategori: General Surgery

Segmentectomy is the excision (removal) of a portion of any organ or gland. The procedure has several variations and many names, including segmental resection, wide excision, lumpectomy, tumorectomy, quadrantectomy, and partial mastectomy. Segmentectomy is the surgical removal of a defined segment or portion of an organ or gland performed as a treatment. In this case, […]

Op. Dr. Ali GÜRTUNA On 22 Mar, 2012 At 09:59 PM | Kategori: General Surgery

Second-look surgery is performed after a procedure or course of treatment to determine if the patient is free of disease. If disease is found, additional procedures may or may not be performed at the time of second-look surgery. Second-look surgery may be performed under numerous circumstances on patients with various medical conditions. Cancer A second-look […]

Op. Dr. Ali GÜRTUNA On 22 Mar, 2012 At 09:14 PM | Kategori: General Surgery

Sclerotherapy for esophageal varices, also called endoscopic sclerotherapy, is a treatment for esophageal bleeding that involves the use of an endoscope and the injection of a sclerosing solution into veins. Esophageal varices are enlarged or swollen veins on the lining of the esophagus which are prone to bleeding. They are life-threatening and can be fatal […]

Op. Dr. Ali GÜRTUNA On 22 Mar, 2012 At 09:05 PM | Kategori: General Surgery

Reoperation is a term used by surgeons for the duplication of a surgical procedure. Repeating surgery may involve surgery at the same site, at another site for the same condition, or to repair a feature from a previous surgery. Success for most surgical procedures depends, in large part, upon the lack of a need to […]

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