Colectomy

May 25, 2017 by in GENERAL & FAMILY MEDICINE Comments Off on Colectomy

(1) Department of Surgery Division of Surgical Oncology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA   Introduction Colorectal adenocarcinoma is the third-most common of all cancer…

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Gastrectomy

May 25, 2017 by in GENERAL & FAMILY MEDICINE Comments Off on Gastrectomy

(1) Department of Surgery Division of Surgical Oncology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA   Introduction Gastric surgery may be indicated for a wide variety…

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Central Venous Access

May 25, 2017 by in GENERAL & FAMILY MEDICINE Comments Off on Central Venous Access

(1) Department of Surgery Division of Surgical Oncology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA   Introduction The smaller peripheral veins in the extremities drain into…

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Splenectomy

May 25, 2017 by in GENERAL & FAMILY MEDICINE Comments Off on Splenectomy

(1) Department of Surgery Division of Surgical Oncology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA   Introduction Splenectomy, or removal of the spleen, may be indicated…

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Trauma Laparotomy

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(1) Department of Surgery Division of Surgical Oncology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA   Introduction The abdominal organs, given their central location and lack…

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Thyroidectomy

May 25, 2017 by in GENERAL & FAMILY MEDICINE Comments Off on Thyroidectomy

(1) Department of Surgery Division of Surgical Oncology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA   Introduction Most patients undergo thyroidectomy due to the finding of…

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Appendectomy

May 25, 2017 by in GENERAL & FAMILY MEDICINE Comments Off on Appendectomy

(1) Department of Surgery Division of Surgical Oncology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA   Introduction Acute appendicitis is one of the most frequent surgical…

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Hepatectomy

May 25, 2017 by in GENERAL & FAMILY MEDICINE Comments Off on Hepatectomy

(1) Department of Surgery Division of Surgical Oncology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA   Introduction Although historically one of the later fields to develop,…

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Surgical Airway

May 25, 2017 by in GENERAL & FAMILY MEDICINE Comments Off on Surgical Airway

(1) Department of Surgery Division of Surgical Oncology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA   Introduction The creation of a surgical airway by directly accessing…

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