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eMedTV Tests & Procedures A-Z
Gallbladder Surgery - Laparoscopy
This page contains links to eMedTV Tests & Procedures containing information on subjects from Gallbladder Surgery to Laparoscopy. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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Descriptions of Tests & Procedures
- Hip Replacement
During a hip replacement, an artificial hip is used to replace a worn-out hip joint. The information in this eMedTV page explains the reasons for the surgery, possible complications, and what to expect after the procedure.
- Knee Replacement
During knee replacement surgery, an implant is used to replace a worn-out knee joint. This portion of the eMedTV archives discusses this surgery in detail, including information on how the knee works and possible complications of the procedure.
- Laparoscopic Tubal Ligation
This eMedTV article covers tubal ligation (sometimes called "having your tubes tied"), which is a surgical procedure used to prevent pregnancy. This page gives an overview of laparoscopic tubal ligation and its risks, benefits, and alternatives.