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.

  • CPAP Therapy
    If you have been diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, your physician may recommend continuous positive airway pressure therapy.

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
    If you have a long-term sleep problem such as insomnia, cognitive behavioral therapy can help you identify and correct thoughts and beliefs to overcome your condition.

  • Colonoscopy
    We use the most advanced technologies for colonoscopy, which can improve detection of polyps and reduce inconvenience for patients who need colon cancer screening.

  • Concussion Baseline Screening
    Concussion baseline screenings measure data that can be used for comparison in the event of a sustained concussion.

  • Cystoscopy
    Our urologists use both conventional white light cystoscopy and the newer blue light cystoscopy to diagnose problems with the urinary tract, bladder and the urethra.

  • Electrocardiogram
    An electrocardiogram is performed to assess the electrical activity of the heart to detect arrhythmias, coronary artery disease and heart muscle damage.

  • Herbal Medicine
    Medicines made from plant extracts offer a different and frequently very helpful way to treat pain and illness.

  • ImPACT
    ImPACT is a scientifically researched and validated concussion management tool currently used by all professional sports leagues.

  • Laryngoscopy with Biopsy
    A laryngoscopy with biopsy is one of many in the work-up and treatment of head and neck cancers at Jefferson.

  • Maintenance of Wakefulness Test
    A maintenance of wakefulness test isolates you from outside factors that can influence your ability to fall asleep, such as temperature and noise.

  • Sleep Study
    At our state-of-the-art facility, a polysomnogram, also referred to as a sleep study, is one of the many diagnostic tools that are used to determine the causes of sleep disorders. A home sleep study may be possible for some patients as well.

  • Uroflowmetry
    Jefferson physicians may conduct a uroflowmetry to detect the presence of problems with your lower urinary tract, such as benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) or cancer of the prostate or bladder.

  • Vasectomy
    If you are seeking a permanent method of birth control, a vasectomy may be an option.