All Complications Topics

Duodenal Atresia

What is Duodenal Atresia? Duodenal atresia can be defined as a congenital problem, in which a part of the duodenum lumen is absent or completely…

Walking Corpse Syndrome

What is Walking corpse syndrome? It is a very rare neuropsychiatric disorder that affects a person’s normal thought patterns and causes them to believe that…

Femoral Neck Fracture

What is a femoral neck fracture? This is a break that occurs in the femur bone of your leg. The femoral neck fracture occurs just…

Clavicle Fracture

What is a Clavicle Fracture? This medical condition is referred to as a broken collarbone and is one of the most common shoulder injuries. This…

Turbinate Reduction

What is Turbinate Reduction? This is a procedure that shrinks the turbinates to help alleviate chronic nasal obstruction and nasal congestion. It is a surgery…

Monteggia Fracture

Definition This is an arm fracture in which the joint with the radial head at your elbow becomes dislocated and the ulna, one of the…

Fibrous Dysplasia

What is Fibrous dysplasia? This is a medical condition that disturbs the process of bone regeneration. It causes normal bone to be replaced with fibrous…

Mastoidectomy

What is Mastoidectomy? Mastoidectomy is a surgical intervention in which the mastoid air cells (portion of the mastoid bone) are removed due to their being…

Tonsillectomy

Tonsillectomy is a surgical procedure in which the tonsils are removed from their fossa. This is one of the most common surgical procedures performed in…

Laminectomy

Laminectomy is a surgical procedure in which the lamina of the vertebra is removed. The lamina is actually the dorsal part of the vertebra and…

Carpal Tunnel Surgery

What is carpal tunnel surgery? The carpal tunnel surgery is performed in patients diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome. This is actually a neuropathy in which…

Rotator Cuff Surgery

Rotator cuff surgery is a medical procedure that has as main purpose the repair of a torn tendon in the shoulder. There are two main…

Microdiscectomy

What is Microdiscectomy? Microdiscectomy also known as microdecompression represents a surgical procedure in which either a portion of a bone or vertebral disc is removed….

Cataract Surgery

Cataract surgery is a medical procedure in which the crystalline (the eye’s natural lens) is removed, after having developed opacity. In time, the crystalline is…

Appendectomy

What is Appendectomy? Appendectomy is a surgical procedure used for the removal of the appendix. This is commonly a procedure performed in emergency situations, the…