Common (and painful) issues like gallbladder problems, hernias, hemorrhoids can often be taken care of with less invasive operations. In most cases, patients can go home the same day the operation is performed—allowing them to feel better and get back to their loved ones. So don’t delay and get some pain relief.
General Surgery often includes the following procedures and treatments:
- Colonoscopies and EGDs
- Laparoscopic appendix and gallbladder removal, and hernia repair
- Stomach and colon operations
- Bowel obstruction treatment and bowel resections
- Biopsies and cancer operations
- Mole removal
- Exploratory diagnostic surgery
- Central venous access (implanting a “port” for IV access)
General surgeons care for patients needing surgery on the abdomen, skin, breast, soft tissues, esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, gallbladder, and bile ducts, among other organs. The team at DeKalb Regional Medical Center partners with patients to develop comprehensive treatment plans. They take the time to listen and translate medical terms in a way that makes it easier to understand your choices.
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