When it comes to surgery, physicians work with their patients to develop the most appropriate treatment plan to help get them back on their feet as fast as possible.
Robotic Assisted Surgery Stories
When traveling, graphic design consultant Sandy Balthaser was frequently on deadline, so downtime wasn’t an option. Then she was burdened with a hiatal hernia, and with it the stomach-churning gastrointestinal esophageal reflux disease (GERD).
Atif Iqbal, MD, FACS, FASMBS, medical director of the MemorialCare Digestive Care Center at Orange Coast Memorial, explains how to guard against this digestive disorder.
Michael Walo was on vacation when he had difficulty breathing. He was admitted to the hospital, where he received unsettling news that he needed heart surgery.
As Clyde Cicotte rested comfortably on his back, a robotic arm moved slowly around him, delivering high-dose beams of radiation to a small, cancerous tumor in his prostate.