The treatment for a slipped capital femoral epiphysis is surgery, according to MedlinePlus. The surgeon stabilizes the bone with screws or pins, which helps to stop the hip joint's ball from moving and slipping. Some sur... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Doctors perform femoral bypass surgery when the femoral artery in the leg is blocked due to plaques or atherosclerosis, explains Johns Hopkins Medicine. Leg pain, non-healing wounds, infections and gangrene may be sympto... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Prostatectomy surgery removes some or all of the prostate gland, according to MedlinePlus. Simple prostatectomy removes tissue from within the prostate gland to treat conditions such as benign prostatic hyperplasia, whil... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

The expected recovery time following lung surgery is six to eight weeks, according to MedlinePlus. During this recovery period, patients should restrict activities that require excessive respiratory exertion or use of th... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Bladder surgery can be surgery to repair or remove either the gall bladder or the urinary bladder, according to MedlinePlus and the American Cancer Society. Bladder surgery is performed for many reasons. More » Health Conditions & Diseases

After undergoing hernia surgery, patients can expect to be given pain medications and fluids; feel tired after doing activities; and have to move gently and slowly while performing basic tasks such as walking and eating,... More »

Cochlear implant surgery involves the insertion of an electronic device to improve a person's ability to perceive sound, according to MedlinePlus. The device consists of an external part that goes behind the ear and an i... More » Health Conditions & Diseases