LINX™ is a flexible ring of small magnets placed around the LES during a minimally invasive surgical procedure.
If you are experiencing back pain so severe that it interferes with your quality of life and you and your physician have exhausted other medical treatments that have proven ineffective, you may be a candidate for a laminectomy.
A laparoscopic prostatectomy is a less invasive prostate cancer treatment that urologists at Jefferson can offer patients suffering from prostate cancer in the Philadelphia area.
Unlike traditional stomach surgery, this procedure utilizes a series of small incisions to remove the cancerous part of the stomach.
Sleeve gastrectomy resects the portion of the stomach that makes ghrelin, a hormone that signals hunger to the brain.
Laryngeal electromyography is an in-office test that provides diagnostic information about the neuromuscular function of the vocal cords.
A laryngoscopy with biopsy is one of many in the work-up and treatment of head and neck cancers at Jefferson.
Laryngotracheal reconstruction is a type of surgery for patients with a narrowed airway. Reconstruction is done with a graft of the patient's own tissue.
To control snoring or mild forms of sleep apnea, laser-assisted uvuloplasty can be performed to remove the uvula and surrounding tissue to open the airway behind the palate.
Our permanent solution uses specific wavelengths of light that are the optimum for absorption by the melanin pigmentation in hair yet at the same time minimizes any damage to the skin.
While you should always be mindful to protect your skin when you're in the sun to prevent this type of damage, today there are several new procedures to help remove these effects as well as scars from acne or other skin injuries.
When an abnormally positioned jaw is giving rise to malocclusion problems (a misalignment of teeth), Le Fort osteotomy is often recommended.
Light therapy is a method used to treat sleep disorders, seasonal affective disorder (SAD), circadian rhythm disorders, depression and other conditions.
Linear accelerator (LINAC) machines have been proven to be a safe, effective treatment option for patients with inoperable brain tumors in dangerous locations, such as the optic nerve and brain stem.
Researchers at Jefferson's Medical Oncology Associates at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center have pioneered and implemented new tools to monitor a patient's cancer in real time through a simple blood test.
Today, there is an option to prolong your life during the search for a new liver — liver dialysis.
For individuals diagnosed with liver cancer, this treatment option offers the best chance for long-term survival or cure.
The "bloodless" liver resection technique is improving patients' odds of survival and cutting recovery time in half.
Cirrhosis, hepatitis and cancer are just some of the conditions that may result in the need for a liver transplant.
If your gynecologist finds cervical or vaginal problems during a pelvic exam or your Pap test is abnormal, a LEEP may be recommended.
Your physician may order a lower GI series to obtain detailed X-ray images of your large intestine to detect abnormalities that might explain symptoms indicative of digestive disease, such as abdominal pain, bleeding or chronic diarrhea.
Lumpectomy entails the removal of cancerous tissue while sparing the rest of breast. Our team of oncologists, surgeons, pathologists and other breast cancer specialists may determine that a lumpectomy is a viable option to treat your breast cancer.