surgery

The Fear of a Caesarean Section

Fear of a caesarean section is very common among pregnant women, especially for first-time mothers. Generally, this is influenced by a lack of information. However, you have to keep in mind that, in some cases, this surgical procedure could be…

Benefits and Side-Effects of Gastric Bypass Surgery

Gastric bypass surgery reduces the stomach’s size and connects it directly to the small intestine. By doing so, food bypasses a stretch of the small intestine, thus reducing calorie and nutrition absorption. The smaller stomach size results into consuming smaller amounts…

What is Appendicitis and What Causes It?

Inflammation of the appendix is a very frequent infirmity at any age. Surgical intervention is necessary to remove this little segment that “sticks out” from the large intestine. It is also very close to the small intestine. Keep reading to…