Information about the different types of surgical procedures

  • Hernia

    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

    Gallstones are small spherical stones that develop in the bile (a detergent produced by the liver to digest fat) stored in the gall bladder.

  • Thyroid

    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.

  • Parathyroid

    There are 4 parathyroid glands, each is normally the size of a lentil or split pea.