To prevent the development of life-threatening conditions, pericardectomy is prescribed - a surgical procedure in which the pericardium is removed - partially or completely.

Snoring operation

Surgical treatment of ronchopathy, that is, surgery for snoring, can solve some problems of reducing the patency of the upper respiratory tract - reducing their lumen due to the existing anatomical structures of the nasopharynx, oropharynx and laryngopharynx.

Surgery for a hip fracture in the elderly

Geriatricians say that every elderly person with a hip fracture should be operated on.

Penile prosthesis

Endophalloprosthetics, or penile prosthetics, is a surgical intervention for the correction of erectile dysfunction. During the operation, the cavernous bodies of the penis are replaced with implants.

Crushing kidney stones: basic methods

When kidney stones have formed, impairing the functioning of the urinary system, and all attempts to get rid of them with the help of drug therapy have been unsuccessful, one way remains - crushing kidney stones or lithotripsy.

Surgery to remove dropsy of the testicle

There is controversy over the treatment of primary hydrocele. Aspiration and sclerotherapy are described; however, hydrocelectomy or hydrocelectomy remains the treatment of choice for hydrocele.


Exposure of the joint and opening of its cavity is performed surgically, and this manipulation in orthopedic and trauma surgery is defined as arthrotomy, which can be performed with various surgical approaches.


A stapedectomy is a microsurgery in the middle ear. The operation is performed with the aim of restoring the physiological mechanism of sound transmission by completely or partially removing the stapes.


Lymphadenectomy is limited or complete, depending on the scale of the operation. The likelihood of developing complications after such a procedure is quite high. However, often the intervention allows you to stop the further spread of cancer structures, and thereby save the patient's life.


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