Tissues injured by surgery often form bands of tissue as your immune system triggers the healing process. These bands are called adhesions.
If your appendicitis is confirmed your surgeon will recommend removing your appendix (appendicectomy).
A bilateral hernia is a very common form of hernia that presents itself in the groin area.
If your bile duct is damaged or diseased, your consultant may recommend bile duct resection (removal). The type and complexity of your procedure will vary depending on what area of the bile duct is involved.
Cholecystectomy is a laparoscopic procedure used to treat gallstones by removing the gallbladder.
Kidney stones may remain in your kidneys causing no symptoms. However if a stone begins to move out of your kidneys it can be painful or block the passage of urine and you may need treatment.
If you suffer from severe gastroparesis, and medication or dietary changes have not improved your quality of life, then you may be a suitable candidate for this procedure.
Gastroesophageal disorders are problems concerning both your stomach and your oesophagus. Your oesophagus is the tube that connects your mouth to your stomach.
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Surgical treatments for hernias occurring on one side of the body are available at Nuffield Health hospitals.
If conservative methods to treat adrenal gland problems do not work for you, your consultant may recommend surgery.
If conservative treatment for acid reflux is not working, a surgeon may recommend anti reflux surgery.
Laparoscopic (keyhole) cholecystectomy is a surgical procedure used to remove the gallbladder, offering a shorter recovery time than standard surgery.
Laparoscopic groin hernia repair is carried out through a small incision.
An incisional hernia is a weakening in your abdominal (stomach) wall through the site of an scar from previous surgery.
Reflux is a condition in which stomach acids surge upwards from the stomach into the oesophagus.
A splenectomy is an operation to remove your spleen.
An ileostomy is a surgical procedure to connect your small intestine to an opening in your abdomen called a stoma.
Stretta therapy is a minimally invasive procedure for patients who suffer from chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
The way babies develop in the womb causes a natural weakness in the wall of your abdominal (stomach) wall behind your navel (tummy button). Sometimes contents of your abdomen push through this wall, producing a lump called a hernia.