A TMJ replacement involves fitting implants to the shape of your skull and lower jaw and replacing your jaw with these implants.
A tooth extraction is the removal of a tooth from the mouth performed by an oral surgeon.
If you are suspected of having lung cancer or other lung diseases, we may perform a thoracentesis in which fluid removed from the sac surrounding the lungs is examined for cancer cells.
If you have been diagnosed with myasthenia gravis or a mass on your thymus, your physician may recommend a thymectomy to remove your thymus.
If the thyroid gland is not producing enough hormones for your body's needs or the thyroid gland is no longer functioning normally due to a thyroidectomy, your physician may recommend thyroid hormone replacement therapy.
A thyroidectomy is the surgical removal of all or part of the thyroid gland to treat thyroid disorders such as cancer or an overactive thyroid.
Your physician may conduct a tilt table test to determine if your bouts of fainting are due to a harmless condition called vasovagal syndrome or a more serious cardiovascular disease such as arrhythmia, valve disease or heart attack.
To try and correct the site of obstruction in the upper airway causing sleep apnea, a tongue base advancement with hyoid myotomy can be performed.
In situations in which the tongue is felt to be only a minor contributor to your sleep apnea, tongue base somnoplasty can be performed.
Total laryngectomy is a surgical procedure in which the whole larynx or voice box is removed, and a stoma (opening) is made in the trachea (windpipe) in the front of the neck in which you will breathe through.