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Abdominal Procedures - Minimally Invasive Achalasia Adrenal gland surgery Adrenalectomy Appendectomy Bariatric surgery including: Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass, Lap-Band® Benign gastric tumors Colonoscopy Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)...
The Acute Pain Management Service (APMS) at The George Washington University Hospital is a consult service that helps patients manage post-operative and post-traumatic pain. The service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and uses many...
The Acute Rehab Team at The George Washington University Hospital assists people who have experienced an illness or injury that limits their abilities to function. Our goal is to help patients develop the skills they need to live as independently as...
A kidney stone is solid material that forms in the kidney. Varying in size, a stone may pass on its own unnoticed, or get stuck in the urinary tract blocking the flow of urine and causing severe pain or bleeding. Kidney stones are one of the most...
Physicians working in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at The George Washington University Hospital provide medical evaluation and consultation prior to surgery, pain control and support of life functions during surgery,...
Angioplasty and vascular stenting can improve blood flow throughout the body's arteries and veins. Angioplasty, with or without stenting, can be used in various parts of the body for different conditions: Blockage or narrowing of the aorta and its...
Aneurysms occur when the walls of an artery in the body weaken, allowing the artery to develop a bulge or balloon. Left undetected, aneurysms may continue to grow and become more likely to rupture, creating massive internal bleeding that requires...
During Aquatic Therapy, patients perform exercises in a heated pool, which places less stress on joints and muscles and increases flexibility and mobility. A licensed physical therapist performs this special rehab service in a group setting of four-...
It is important for every women to know her breast density because it impacts her breast cancer risk, as well as how well mammograms can detect breast cancer. The only way to know your breast density is by the results of your mammogram.  What’s in...
Before kidney dialysis treatments can begin, doctors need to create a site where blood can flow both in an out of the patient’s body. By inserting a small tube (shunt) into a blood vessel, called an arterial venous shunt, they create an artificial...

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