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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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.

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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...

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Parathyroid surgery, also known as a parathyroidectomy, is a surgery to remove parathyroid tumors or the parathyroid glands, according to MedlinePlus. The parathyroid glands help control levels of calcium in the blood an...

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