Information about the different types of surgical procedures
A hernia is a protrusion of fat or intestine through an abnormal opening in the abdominal wall. It may be brought on or aggravated by heavy lifting and often disappears on lying down.
Gallstones are small spherical stones that develop in the bile (a detergent produced by the liver to digest fat) stored in the gall bladder.
The thyroid is a small butterfly-shaped gland in the front of the neck. The gland produces thyroid hormones that control the body’s metabolic rate.
There are 4 parathyroid glands, each is normally the size of a lentil or split pea.