Jefferson University Hospitals


Balloon Angioplasty with Stenting

A nonsurgical procedure that is used to "open up" or dilate an obstructed artery that leads to the heart.

Balloon Sinuplasty

This minimally invasive surgical technique is used to clear blocked sinus passageways.

Balloon Valvuloplasty

Our interventional cardiologists have specialized expertise in using the minimally invasive balloon valvuloplasty procedure to open a narrowed valve by inserting a balloon via a catheter.

Bariatric Surgery

Since 2008, more than 1,200 patients have undergone one of our minimally invasive procedures to treat morbid obesity.

Barium Enema

Used to obtain detailed X-ray images of your colon to detect abnormalities that might explain abdominal pain or other symptoms indicative of digestive disease or cancer.

Barium Swallow

Used to obtain detailed X-ray images of your upper digestive tract, which includes the esophagus, the throat and the back of your mouth.

Barrx™ Procedure

The Barrx™ Procedure destroys the abnormal tissue that characterizes Barrett’s esophagus with carefully targeted radio-frequency energy.

Beck Depression Inventory

To determine whether or not your sleep is affected by depression, this test measures the intensity and depth of your depression symptoms.

Berlin Questionnaire

This test contains questions that focus on snoring, daytime sleepiness and your history of high blood pressure to determine whether you're likely to have sleep apnea.


A balance tool that provides physicians with information about changes in stability following a concussion.