Jefferson University Hospitals


Bilateral Sagittal Split Osteotomy

A type of jaw surgery in which the lower jaw (mandible) is split bilaterally (moved forward or backward) to straighten it to a more balanced and functional position.

Bile Duct Surgery

Our surgeons are experienced in removing bile duct tumors, which is a delicate surgery that may involve removal of portions of the liver, gallbladder, pancreas and small intestine.

Biofeedback Therapy

During biofeedback therapy, you're connected to sensors that measure relaxation to produce reduced muscle tension and normalized blood flow.


A biopsy is a procedure performed to remove tissue or cells from the body for examination under a microscope.

BiPAP Therapy

Used to treat more than just sleep apnea; it's also useful if you have various lung disorders.

Bloodless Liver Resection

A much safer alternative to traditional surgery for treating localized liver cancer or another liver disease.

Bone Densitometry

Typically done using X-rays, dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA or DXA) or by quantitative CT scanning using special software to determine bone density of the hip or spine.

Bone Marrow Transplant

If you have been diagnosed with leukemia, aplastic anemia, lymphoma or another type of cancer, you may be a candidate for this transplant.


Botox injection is an approved treatment for spasmodic dysphonia and is also used to remove lines and improve wrinkles on your face.


Has been shown to be highly effective in treating many types of cancer, and is particularly effective for small, localized tumors.