Cancer immunotherapy with chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy, or CAR-T therapy, is FDA-approved for patients with two kinds of blood cancers, adult B-cell non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma or childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
If you have been diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, your physician may recommend continuous positive airway pressure therapy.
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.
This diagnostic procedure entails swallowing a capsule no bigger than a vitamin that contains a camera to capture images of even the most difficult-to-reach areas of your digestive tract.
If you are diagnosed with a blood clot to the brain, which could lead to a stroke, you may require this procedure.
A cesarean delivery is a surgical delivery of your baby by an incision through your abdomen and uterus.
If you would like to improve and smooth the texture of the skin on your face or remove facial blemishes, wrinkles or uneven skin pigmentation, chemical peels may be a noninvasive solution for you.
The purpose of chemoembolization is to inject chemotherapy drugs into the hepatic artery that supplies blood to the tumor in the liver. The artery is then often embolized - or blocked off - with tiny particles.
Chemotherapy has the ability to reach cancer that may have spread, even microscopically, throughout the body.
A chest X-ray may be one of the first procedures your physician will perform to arrive at a diagnosis of a wide variety of conditions.
It involves taking a small amount of bone from one place (usually the hip, head, ribs or leg) and placing it in the area of the cleft near the teeth.
A device that is surgically implanted that may dramatically improve hearing for those that are deaf or severely hard of hearing when traditional hearing aids are no longer useful.
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.
The colonoscopy procedure performed at Jefferson uses the most advanced technologies to improve detection of polyps and reduce inconvenience for patients.
If your routine pelvic examination shows cervical or vaginal problems or your Pap test is abnormal, your gynecologist may recommend a colposcopy.
Contrast-enhanced ultrasound is an advanced imaging technique that allows doctors to see blood flow to and from organs and other tissues with contrast.
Coronary artery bypass grafting may be safer and shorten recovery time for patients with significant heart failure and poor heart function, as compared to traditional surgery.
This procedure, performed with an endoscope, allows physicians to assess problems with bladder emptying and urinary incontinence.
Cystometry involves having a catheter inserted into the urethra until it reaches the bladder.