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.
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.
Electrophysiological (EP) studies assess the electrical activity of the heart and pinpoint the location and severity of a possible arrhythmia.
ERCP uses a mini-camera attached to a tube called an endoscope that allows our physicians to see X-ray images detailing the structure of your organs.
Patients with Zenker's diverticulum are treated with this endoscopic surgical approach, which means no skin incisions.
One treatment for AVMs is endovascular coiling where the surgeon guides a catheter though the arterial network until the tip of the catheter reaches the site of the AVM.
This minimally invasive procedure can relieve your lower extremity peripheral artery disease (PAD) symptoms within 1 to 2 hours.
Our head and neck surgeons perform this procedure to try and limit the risks and improve outcomes for treatment of sleep apnea.
ESWL is a noninvasive procedure that utilizes a machine that sends shock waves directly to the kidney stone to break it into smaller stones so that they can pass through the urinary system.