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Understanding Pericardiectomy

*Pericardiectomy About ... your healthcare provider about which risks apply most to you.

Understanding Craniectomy

*Craniectomy About

Understanding Pericardiocentesis

*Pericardiocentesis About ... your heart and pericardium, and the amount of fluid. Talk with your healthcare provider about which risks apply most to you.

Understanding Keratoconus

*Keratoconus About ... keratoconus Your eye care doctor will ask about your past health and give you an eye exam. He or she

Understanding Lead Extraction

*Extraction Lead About

Understanding Laser Photocoagulation for Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

*Lasar Photocoagulation AMD About ... eye. This is something to talk with your doctor about when considering the surgery. The surgery has

Understanding Femur Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)

*Fx Femur ORIF About ... . People with poorly controlled diabetes may also have a higher risk of problems. Talk with your healthcare provider about which risks apply most to you.

Understanding Elbow Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)

*Fx Elbow ORIF About ... diabetes may also have a higher risk of problems. Talk with your healthcare provider about which risks apply most to you.

Understanding Iritis

*Iritis About ... . Diagnosing iritis Your eye care doctor (ophthalmologist) will ask about your past health and give you

Understanding Robotic-Assisted Myomectomy

*Myomectomy Robotic About ... your healthcare provider about which risks apply most to you.

Understanding Dacryocystorhinostomy

*Dacryocystorhinostomy About

Understanding Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy

*Tonsillectomy Adenoidectomy About

Understanding Trabeculectomy

*Trabeculectomy About ... other factors. Talk with your eye doctor about all your concerns and about the risks that apply to you.

Understanding Heart Transplant Rejection

*Transplant Rejection Heart About ... . Diagnosing heart transplant rejection Your healthcare provider will ask about your health history ... have a coronary angiography, intravascular ultrasound, or cardiac stress testing. Your healthcare provider can tell you more about these tests.

Understanding Neurogenic Bowel

*Bowel Neurogenic About ... about your health history and symptoms. You will have a physical exam. This may include an exam of

Understanding Ankle Fusion

*Arthrodesis Ankle About ... controlled well may also have a higher risk for problems. Talk with your healthcare provider about which risks apply most to you.

Understanding Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)

*Fusion Transforaminal Lumbar About ... . Talk with your healthcare provider about which risks apply most to you.

Understanding Foraminotomy

*Foraminotomy About ... nerve that is compressed by the bone. About your spine Your backbone, or spinal column, is made ... shape of your foramen, and how the surgery is done. Ask your healthcare provider about the risks that most apply to you.

Understanding Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion (XLIF)

*XLIF About ... . Your risks vary based on your age and general health. Talk with your healthcare provider about which risks apply most to you.

Understanding Bronchiectasis

*Bronchiectasis About ... ) Feeling tired How is bronchiectasis diagnosed? Your healthcare provider will ask about your ... done to get information about your heart and lungs. Chest CT scan. This gives detailed pictures of


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