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 »

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Several causes of hip pain include osteoarthritis, iliopsoas bursitis and greater trochanteric bursitis, according to a study conducted by the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine. Diagnostic testing provides a bet... More »

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 »

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Swelling after bunion surgery often lasts for nine to 12 months, according to MedlinePlus. To help reduce swelling, patients need to elevate the affected foot whenever seated or lying. More »

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 »

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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... More »

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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 »