Jefferson University Hospitals

Tests & Treatments

  • Biopsy
    A biopsy is a procedure performed to remove tissue or cells from the body for examination under a microscope.

  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
    Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (or simply gastric bypass) is considered the "gold standard" operation for weight loss.

  • Laparoscopic Gastrectomy
    Unlike traditional stomach surgery, this procedure utilizes a series of small incisions to remove the cancerous part of the stomach.

  • Liver Transplant
    Cirrhosis, hepatitis and cancer are just some of the conditions that may result in the need for a liver transplant.

  • MRI
    Radiologists and oncologists often use advanced MRI technology to obtain visual detail of your body to help detect many conditions.

  • Ultrasound
    An ultrasound uses high-frequency sound waves to look at organs and structures inside the body, including the heart, blood vessels, kidneys and liver.