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Posts by Texas Health Center for Diagnostics and Surgery

Robotic Knee Replacement Surgery in Plano, TX
Robotic Surgery, Joint replacement, Knee Replacement

Robotic Knee Replacement Surgery in Plano, TX

If you’re one of the millions of Americans suffering from knee pain due to arthritis or an injury, and conservative treatments haven’t provided relief [1], you may want to consider robotic assisted knee replacement surgery, an advanced surgical technology offered at Texas Health Center for Diagnostics and Surgery. Here’s what you need to know about this advanced knee surgery technology, one of a few key orthopedic solutions for knee pain.…

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How A Joint Replacement is Done on the Hip and Knee

How A Joint Replacement is Done on the Hip and Knee

If you’ve been living with hip or knee pain, you may be wondering how a joint replacement is done. And is it right for you? That’s a question to explore with the advice of a joint replacement surgeon. But here are some key facts.…

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Pediatric Sleep Disorders: Common childhood sleep problems can affect health, behavior and school performance

Pediatric Sleep Disorders: Common childhood sleep problems can affect health, behavior and school performance

Some 50% of children will experience sleep problems at some point. However, the symptoms of common childhood sleep problems aren’t always obvious to parents – especially with older children. Read the article below to learn more about common childhood sleep disorders and what you can do to help your child get better sleep.…

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What is Aquablation?
Medicine News

What is Aquablation?

A Noninvasive Surgery for Benign Prostate Enlargement…

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Common Sinus Disorders and How to Treat Them
Medicine News, ENT

Common Sinus Disorders and How to Treat Them

Common sinus disorders include sinusitis, allergies and asthma. To treat these you usually will need want to start with lots of liquids in order to thin out the mucus, but there’s much more you can do.…

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Treatment Options for Ankle Fractures
Orthopedics

Treatment Options for Ankle Fractures

Ankle injuries send more than a million people to the emergency room every year. Many of those patients will be diagnosed with an ankle fracture, the most common type of fracture affecting the lower extremities.[1] And while broken ankles are often caused by trauma -- a car accident, athletic injury or a hard fall -- sometimes it only takes a misstep or a seemingly minor fall to fracture an ankle.[2]…

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Types of Pain Injections
Back Pain, Neck Pain

Types of Pain Injections

Struggling with back pain? Injections may offer relief. Persistent pain can limit your ability to enjoy life. Injections for spinal conditions—such as sciatica, herniated disc or arthritis—can offer lasting relief for many patients.…

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New Treatment Options for Women with Pelvic Pain

New Treatment Options for Women with Pelvic Pain

You don’t need to live with chronic pelvic pain. Innovative treatments, including new medications and advanced surgical techniques, offer patients more options than ever for minimizing or eliminating…

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Advances in Spine Surgery: What’s New, What’s Ahead

Advances in Spine Surgery: What’s New, What’s Ahead

Spine surgery has made astounding advances in recent decades. Thanks to the latest technology for spinal surgery, many patients have benefited from minimally invasive techniques that make surgery safer, with less blood loss, less postoperative pain and easier recoveries.…

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Breast MRIs – A tool for cancer detection for women with dense breast tissue
Breast Cancer, Imaging, Breast MRI

Breast MRIs – A tool for cancer detection for women with dense breast tissue

For years, journalist Katie Couric advocated for colonoscopies for colon cancer screening, even undergoing a colonoscopy on live TV in 2000.  But it was a mammogram that may have saved her life. In September, Couric announced on her blog that she was diagnosed with breast cancer earlier this year. Thanks to a routine mammogram and ultrasound, the tumor was caught early. In her announcement, Couric also revealed that she has dense breast tissue. [1] Just in time for Breast Cancer Awareness month in October, Couric’s experience highlighted two key issues: the importance of regular breast cancer screening, and the need for special consideration for women with dense breast tissue, who are at higher-than-average risk for developing breast cancer.…

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