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Ablation Therapy for Arrhythmias

Ablation therapy is a non-surgical procedure that uses catheteres with electrodes to ablate (destroy) the heart tissue that is causing arrhythmias.

Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a part of alternative medicine whose therapeutic method uses needles inserted in specific points on the body.

Amniocentesis

Amniocentesis is a procedure where a small quantity of the amniotic fluid (the fluid surrounding the fetus in the uterus) is withdrawn with a thin needle. Various information concerning the fetus can be obtained from this fluid.

Appendectomy

Appendectomy is the surgical removal of the appendix which is performed in case of inflammation of the appendix (appendicitis).

Automated Lamellar Keratoplasty of the Eye (ALK)

ALK is a surgical procedure on the eyes for correction of severe nearsightedness.

Coronary Balloon Angioplasty

Coronary angioplasty is a non-surgical procedure to relieve obstruction of the arteries of the heart. It is done through a catheter (a thin soft tube) that is inserted into an artery of the leg or arm and advanced to the point of obstruction, where a small balloon is inflated that reopens the artery.

Dilation and Curettage

Dilation of the cervix with an instrument and scraping of the interior uterine lining to diagnose or treat certain conditions.

Endometrial Ablation

Endometrial ablation is a procedure where the inner lining of the uterus (the endometrium) is destroyed in order to stop abnormal bleeding from the uterus.

PCV (Pneumococcal Vaccinе)

A vaccine against Streptococcus pneumoniae, a bacterium that causes pneumonia, meningitis and other infections.

PEG (Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy)

Gastrostomy is an opening in the stomach through which a feeding tube is placed, when normal food taking by mouth is impaired for a prolonged period of time. This opening is done through the skin (percutaneously), with the aid of a thin flexible tube (endoscope) inserted in the stomach through the mouth.
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