Positron emission tomography (PET) is an imaging study that is most commonly performed for the oncology patient for the diagnosis, staging and restaging of tumors, and for monitoring therapy.
PRP injections allow our medical professionals to take concentrated platelets from a person's body and inject them into parts of the body that have been injured or damaged to promote healing.
If your heart is beating too slowly or if you have been diagnosed with congestive heart failure, you may need to have a pacemaker implanted.
This procedure is done in your physician's office and can detect the presence of infection, inflammation, abnormal cells or cancer.
During a parathyroidectomy, head and neck surgeons remove one or more of the four natural parathyroid glands located behind the thyroid gland to treat an overactive parathyroid gland or cancer.
When cancerous tumors develop in the parotid gland, head and neck surgeons perform a parotidectomy to remove that part of the gland.
Your head and neck surgeon may suggest removing a portion of the uvula known as a partial uvulectomy to treat sleep apnea or snoring.
Utilizing imaging technology such as CT, MRI or ultrasound, physicians insert "ablation" needles through your skin into the tumor.
This treatment is FDA approved for palliation of esophageal cancer and for other esophageal cancers which fail to respond to standard treatment.
The goal of physical therapy is to help you increase your mobility, reduce pain, restore function, and prevent disability, allowing you to move independently through your environment.
The Pillar procedure is a relatively noninvasive procedure in which several tiny polyester implants are placed into the floppy portion of the roof of the mouth to treat sleep apnea.
This device is ideal for treating very large intracranial aneurysms, because it seals off the aneurysms from the arterial blood flow, reducing their outward push on the vessel walls while preventing a life-threatening rupture.
Prostatic Artery Embolization (PAE) is a novel minimally invasive, nonsurgical, same day outpatient procedure performed to improve lower urinary tract symptoms experienced in male patients with an enlarged prostate, also known as Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH).
By assessing lung volumes, capacities, rates of flow and gas exchange, PFTs provide information that, when evaluated by your physician, can help diagnosis certain lung disorders.