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Surgery (surgical procedures A-Z)

Browse our index of articles on surgical procedures to learn more about the procedure you are having. Information includes how to prepare and advice on aftercare.

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Eye health

Learn about your eyes and the best way to keep them healthy. In this page, you’ll find health eye tips and information about tests and surgical procedures.

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Lipoma

Lipomas are soft fatty lumps that grow under the skin. Find out more about symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options.

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Lumbar puncture

Lumbar puncture involves putting a needle into the lower back to diagnose and sometimes treat problems of the brain and spinal cord.

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What is an oncologist?

An oncologist investigates, diagnoses and treats people with cancer or suspected cancer. There are 3 main types: surgical, medical and radiation oncologists.

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Cystoscopy

A cystoscopy – when a doctor looks inside your bladder using a small camera – can help in diagnosing conditions that affect the bladder.

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Laparoscopic reversal of Hartmann's procedure

Reversal of Hartmann’s procedure will allow you to open your bowels in the normal way. You will no longer need a stoma bag.

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Hysteroscopy

A hysteroscopy is a procedure to look inside the uterus (womb) using a small camera.. Learn how to prepare for the procedure and what to expect.

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Ovarian cancer diagnosis

A physical examination for ovarian cancer involves checking for any lumps or masses and doing an internal examination. Find out about how ovarian cancer is diagnosed.

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Cervical cancer diagnosis

Women who are suspected to have cervical cancer will undergo further tests to confirm a diagnosis of cervical cancer. Find out how cervical cancer is diagnosed.

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