Jefferson University Hospitals


Nasal Valve Repair

If you cannot breathe effectively due to sleep apnea or snoring problems, nasal surgery may be recommended.

Neck Dissection

The purpose of a neck dissection is to remove the lymph nodes in the neck that are at risk as cancer spreads from the main tumor.


If you are diagnosed with a tumor of the kidney or another condition that prevents the kidney from functioning properly, a nephrectomy may be required.

Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV)

If you are experiencing numbness, tingling and/or burning sensations in your legs or arms, your physician may order a nerve conduction velocity test to determine if nerve damage has occurred.

Nerve Root Block Therapy

This therapy is designed to find the source of your pain, reduce inflammation around the nerve root and block the pain impulse from traveling up to your brain.


This procedure allows the surgeon to move a probe within the ventricular cavity to the region containing the tumor and then to perform microsurgery, which is carefully targeted surgery that is relatively fast and presents minimal risk to the patient.

Neuromonics Tinnitus Treatment

This therapy is proven to interact, interrupt and desensitize tinnitus by delivering a customized neural stimulus, embedded in clinically modified music, that promotes neural plastic changes, allowing the brain to filter out the disturbing tinnitus sound.

Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation

This safe and effective treatment involves a device that provides stimulation to the muscles of your throat with custom-designed electrodes to rehabilitate your swallowing function.

Neuropsychological Tests

These tests can acquire information about a patient's cognitive, motor, behavioral, linguistic and executive functioning and lead to the diagnosis of a cognitive deficit.

Nuclear Medicine Scan

A nuclear medicine scan is a test that produces pictures of organs and areas of the body that cannot be seen well with standard X-rays.