Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation provides prolonged respiratory and cardiac support to patients whose lungs and heart are so severely diseased or damaged that they cannot normally function on their own.
EDGE stands for endoscopic ultrasound directed transgastric ERCP. This is a safe and effective procedure at Jefferson, designed for patients who have previously undergone Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery.
Ear cleaning, or cerumenectomy, is the removal of ear wax when symptoms of an earache, partial hearing loss, ringing in the ear or itching are present.
Correcting torn, enlarged or split earlobes can reverse these problems through a relatively short office procedure.
Our radiologists and cardiologists use the latest ultrasound technology while performing an echocardiogram to assess your heart's ability to pump, as well as identify abnormalities with your heart muscle and valves.
Egg freezing, sperm freezing and embryo freezing are important options for preserving fertility in patients postponing pregnancy for personal or medical reasons.
An electrocardiogram is performed to assess the electrical activity of the heart to detect arrhythmias, coronary artery disease and heart muscle damage.
Electrocochleaography is a test that measures the electrical potential generated by the inner ear in response to stimulation by sound.
The procedure is performed by a specially trained EEG technologist to measure brain activity, and neurologists utilize the results to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of neurological disorders.
An abnormal EMG result may be a sign of peripheral neuropathy, polymyositis, muscular dystrophy, myasthenia gravis or other neuromuscular disease.