Jefferson University Hospitals


Vaginal Hysterectomy

If you are diagnosed with symptomatic fibroids (noncancerous tumors of the uterus), a vaginal hysterectomy may be an appropriate treatment option.

Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)

If you have epilepsy and are still experiencing repeated seizures despite medication, you may be a candidate for vagus nerve stimulation.


If you are seeking a permanent method of birth control, a vasectomy may be an option.

VATS Lobectomy

This state-of-the-art procedure involves inserting specially designed surgical instruments into the chest cavity through small incisions to remove a lobe of your lung.

Vein Closure Surgery

For painful and unattractive varicose veins, Jefferson vascular surgeons perform the Closure® procedure, a minimally invasive treatment.


This procedure uses a combination of contrast dye and X-rays to visualize the veins in the legs to diagnose deep vein thrombosis.

Ventricular Assist Devices

A VAD is a mechanical device that is used to take over the pumping function for one or both of the heart's ventricles and may be required to support the heart in order to ensure the amount of blood pumped out by the heart per minute is enough to meet the body's needs.

Vestibular Therapy

Vestibular therapy rehabilitates the brain, body and eyes to decrease symptoms and improve balance, coordination and mobility.

Videofluoroscopic Swallowing Evaluation

This is an evaluation that can be done during the endoscopic swallowing evaluation of your throat during an office exam.

Videonystagmography (VNG) and Electronystagmography (ENG)

If you are experiencing problems with your balance or you are feeling dizzy, this test will help determine if a vestibular (inner ear) disease is behind the cause of your problem.