Jefferson University Hospitals


Tongue Base Somnoplasty

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

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.

Total Skin Electron Beam Therapy

A form of radiotherapy used to treat the entire skin surface for patients with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma.

tPA Treatments for Stroke

Intravenous (IV) or intra-arterial (IA) tPA (tissue Plasminogen Activator) or clot busters offer a 30 to 50 percent better chance of cure from stroke disability.

Tracheal Resection

Tracheal resection is surgery for patients with a narrowed airway. The narrowed affected area of the windpipe is removed.

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)

A minimally invasive surgical procedure that repairs the heart valve for patients with aortic stenosis who are at high risk for standard valve replacement surgery.

Transnasal Esophagoscopy

Transnasal esophagoscopy is an in-office endoscopic evaluation of the esophagus without sedation.

Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS)

If you have been diagnosed with a cancer of the tongue, tonsil, voice box or throat, we offer a new surgical procedure, transoral robotic surgery (TORS), utilizing the da Vinci® robot system.

Transurethral Needle Ablation

If you are suffering with urinary problems caused by an enlarged prostate, also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), we can offer transurethral needle ablation as a potential treatment.

Transurethral Resection of the Prostate

If you are experiencing severe lower urinary tract symptoms caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), your physician may recommend a procedure known as transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP).