When you need heart surgery, do your homework to identify the right hospital and heart surgeon for you. Advance planning gives you tools to set a productive initial meeting and discuss your next options.
It's a common scenario – sweaty palms extended to job recruiters or new in-laws – but if uncontrolled excess sweating occurs when you aren't stressed or overheated, you might have a condition called hyperhidrosis.
NHL hockey player turned coach, Teppo Numminen, bounced back after a heart condition took him off the ice in 2007. To this day he uses the experience of his surgery to coach his team.
People hear “surgery” and they think “scalpel” or “scar.” Today, transanal endoscopic microsurgery, or TEMS, is a great option for removing early stage cancer and benign polyps in the rectum — all without a surgical incision.
Loss of circulation doesn’t always mean the loss of a limb. Vascular surgeon Daniel Clair, MD, wants you to be aware of the full range of limb-sparing resources available at the Cleveland Clinic.
A blocked aorta usually means a big procedure for most patients. Cleveland Clinic's Daniel Clair, MD, chair of Vascular Surgery tells how minimally invasive treatment options, including balloon angioplasty, are being used at Cleveland Clinic to speed recovery and get patients home sooner.