Jefferson University Hospitals

Tests & Treatments

  • Adrenalectomy
    If you've been diagnosed with a noncancerous (benign) adrenal tumor or adrenal cancer, an adrenalectomy may be a recommended treatment option to remove one or both of the adrenal glands.

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

  • CT Scan
    A series of X-rays that can be used to visualize nearly all parts of the body in 3-D is known as a CT scan.

  • Cryotherapy
    Cryotherapy treatment for prostate cancer is used in those rare instances when the cancer returns or with organ-confined prostate cancer.

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

  • Nephrectomy
    If you are diagnosed with a tumor of the kidney or another condition that prevents the kidney from functioning properly, a nephrectomy may be required.

  • Percutaneous Cryoablation
    Utilizing imaging technology such as CT, MRI or ultrasound, physicians insert "ablation" needles through your skin into the tumor.

  • Radiofrequency Ablation
    Radiofrequency ablation is a minimally invasive treatment of tumors of the liver, kidney, bone and lung; Barrett's esophagus; varicose veins; various pain conditions; and a wide variety of disorders where the heart beats too fast or sometimes irregularly, called cardiac arrhythmia.

  • Single Site Robotic Cholecystectomy
    Our surgeons offer a minimally invasive robotic procedure for gallbladder removal called single-site robotic cholecystectomy.