If you are concerned with how radiation may affect your health, Jefferson physicians have made great strides in reducing the effects of radiation on normal tissue surrounding the tumor being treated.
If you have primary or metastatic cancer that has spread to the liver, the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson is one of the few hospitals in the region to offer radioembolization as a treatment to shrink the tumors.
Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)
Radiofrequency ablation is a minimally invasive treatment of tumors of the liver, kidney, bone and lung; Barrett's esophagus; varicose veins; various pain conditions; and a wide variety of disorders where the heart beats too fast or sometimes irregularly, called cardiac arrhythmia.
Radionuclide Angiogram (Resting, Resting & Exercise)
Our radiologists perform a radionuclide angiogram using advanced nuclear imaging technology to gauge how well blood flows into your heart to detect the narrowing arteries of coronary heart disease.
Rapid Access Radiation Therapy (RAP-PT)
Rapid Access Radiation Therapy provides pain relief for cancer that has spread to the bone as a source of comfort for patients with advanced cancer. It can be used as an alternative to narcotics or in addition to other pain medications.
An implantable device designed to detect abnormal electrical activity in the brain and deliver small amounts of electrical stimulation in response.
If you are not happy with the appearance or proportion of your nose, our expert surgeons can help you to achieve the most optimal results for your situation with a rhinoplasty.
If you have been diagnosed with an obstruction between your ureter and kidney, or a uretero-pelvic junction obstruction (UPJO), turn to our expert urologic surgeons who can perform a minimally invasive robotic pyeloplasty.
Robotic Esophageal Mobilization Surgery
This robotic surgery to treat esophageal cancer improves on conventional minimally invasive techniques by decreasing the number of incisions required to perform the procedure.
Robotic Mitral Valve Repair
If you or a loved one have been diagnosed with stenosis or regurgitation of the mitral valve, you will require surgery to repair the problem.