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Arthroscopy of the Ankle

An arthroscopy allows your surgeon to see inside your ankle using a camera inserted through small cuts on your skin.

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Ankle Arthrodesis

If you have severe arthritis in your ankle, an ankle arthrodesis should reduce your pain and allow you to do more of your normal activities.

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ACL Reconstruction

The ACL is one of the important ligaments that stabilise your knee.

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Arthroscopy of the Shoulder

An arthroscopy involves examining the inside of your shoulder using a telescope inserted through small cuts on your skin.

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Miss L. Lougher

Arthroscopy of the Wrist

An arthroscopy involves examining the inside of your wrist joint using a telescope inserted through small cuts on your skin.

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Anterior Repair

An anterior prolapse is a bulge of your vagina caused by your bladder dropping down.

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Abdominal Hysterectomy

A hysterectomy is an operation to remove your uterus (womb). Your cervix is usually also removed. Your ovaries may need to be removed at the same time.

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Appendicectomy

Appendicitis means inflammation of your appendix.

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Abscess Incision and Drainage

An abscess is a collection of pus surrounded by a wall of tissue. An abscess happens when your body tries to control infection.

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Abdominoplasty

An abdominoplasty is a cosmetic operation to improve the appearance of your abdomen.

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Dr A. Ionescu

Anaesthetics (Overview)

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Bladder-Neck Incision

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Bunion Surgery

A bunion is a bony lump on the side of your foot at the base of your big toe.

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Blepharoplasty

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Prof. I Whitaker

Breast Reduction

A breast reduction is an operation to make your breasts smaller and, sometimes, to improve their shape.

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Breast Uplift

A breast uplift (mastopexy) is a cosmetic operation to remove excess skin from your breasts to improve their shape.

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Breast Augmentation

A breast augmentation is an operation to use silicone or saline (salt water) implants to make your breasts larger, and usually to improve their shape.

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Cervical Laminectomy

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Closure of Loop Colostomy

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Circumcision (adult)

A circumcision is an operation to remove your foreskin.

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Carpal Tunnel Release

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition where there is increased pressure on a nerve that crosses the front of your wrist.

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Miss L. Lougher

Cataract Surgery (Phacoemulsification)

A cataract is when the natural lens in your eye becomes cloudy.

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Colonoscopy

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Dr Pradeep Sanghi

Closure of Loop Ileostomy

A loop ileostomy is a type of stoma and was made with two ends of your small bowel.

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Dupuytren’s Fasciectomy

Dupuytren’s disease is a condition where scar-like tissue forms just beneath the skin of your fingers and the palm of your hand.

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Miss L. Lougher

Diagnostic Laparoscopy

A diagnostic laparoscopy is an operation using keyhole surgery to look at your abdominal and pelvic organs.

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Epidural Anaesthetic

An epidural anaesthetic involves injecting local anaesthetics and other painkillers into an area called the epidural space, near your spinal cord.

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Excision of a Ganglion

A ganglion is a lump under your skin that contains fluid.

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Miss L. Lougher

Epigastric Hernia Repair (adult)

An epigastric hernia is where fat pushes out through a weakness in the wall of your abdomen between your umbilicus and sternum and forms a lump.

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Elective Diagnostic Laparoscopy

A diagnostic laparoscopy is an operation using keyhole surgery to look at your abdominal and pelvic organs.

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Endoscopic Sinus Surgery

Your sinuses are air-filled spaces at the front of your skull, between your eyes and above your upper jaw, that are connected to the inside of your nose.

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Epidural Injection for Chronic Pain Relief

An epidural injection involves injecting local anaesthetics and steroids into an area called the epidural space, near your spinal cord.

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Flexible Cystoscopy (female)

A flexible cystoscopy is a procedure to check for any problems in your bladder using a flexible telescope.

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Flexible Cystoscopy (male)

A flexible cystoscopy is a procedure to check for any problems in your bladder using a flexible telescope.

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Femoral Hernia Repair

A femoral hernia happens at the hole in the wall of your abdomen where the femoral artery and vein pass from your abdomen into your leg.

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Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

A flexible sigmoidoscopy is a procedure to look at the inside of the left, lower part of your colon using a flexible telescope.

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Facelift

A facelift is an operation to tighten and lift the soft tissues of your face and neck.

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Mr Muhammad Riaz

Facet Joint Injection

A facet joint injection involves injecting local anaesthetics and sometimes steroids into or around a facet joint.

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Grommet Insertion (adult)

Glue ear is a common condition where fluid collects in your middle ear. A grommet allows air to enter your middle ear, preventing fluid build-up.

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Gynaecomastia Surgery

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General Anaesthetic

A general anaesthetic is a combination of drugs that causes deep sleep. It is used for operations or procedures as it causes a loss of sensation.

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Hysteroscopic Endometrial Ablation

An endometrial ablation is an operation to remove the lining of your uterus (womb).

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Hysteroscopy

A hysteroscopy is a procedure to look at the inside of your uterus (womb) using a small telescope.

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Haemorrhoidectomy

Haemorrhoids, also known as piles, are soft fleshy lumps just inside your back passage. Surgery will remove the haemorrhoids.

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Inserting a Tension-Free Vaginal Tape

Inserting a tension-free vaginal tape should prevent you from passing urine in an uncontrolled way.

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Injection or Banding of Haemorrhoids

Haemorrhoids, also known as piles, are soft fleshy lumps just inside your back passage. The procedures shrink the haemorrhoids.

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Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

A sleeve gastrectomy involves reducing the size of your stomach to a short tube shape.

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Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair

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Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair (TEP)

An inguinal hernia happens at the inguinal canal. This is a narrow passage in which blood vessels pass through your abdominal wall.

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Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair (TAPP)

An inguinal hernia happens at the inguinal canal. This is a narrow passage in which blood vessels pass through your abdominal wall.

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Mr Hesham Souka

Laparoscopic Surgery for Diverticular Disease

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Laparoscopic Reversal of Hartmann’s Procedure

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Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication

Acid reflux can cause heartburn or acid in your mouth. The acid can cause the lining of your oesophagus to become inflamed or scarred.

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Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

An operation to remove your gallbladder should result in you being free of pain and able to eat a normal diet.

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Lumbar Spinal Decompression

Spinal stenosis is where the space in the centre of your spine (spinal canal) narrows.

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Mr N. Verghese

Lumbar Discectomy

The common cause of sciatica is a bulge on one of the discs in your spine that presses on a nerve in your lower back.

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Mr N. Verghese

Lumbar Laminectomy

Lumbar spinal stenosis is where the spinal canal narrows in your lower back.

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Lumbar Microdiscectomy

A slipped disc is where the spongy centre of a disc bulges out and puts pressure on a nerve where it leaves your spine.

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Laparoscopic Hysterectomy

A hysterectomy is an operation to remove your uterus (womb). Your cervix is usually also removed. Your ovaries may need to be removed at the same time.

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Laparoscopy and Dye Test

A laparoscopy and dye test is an operation using keyhole surgery to help find out why you are having difficulty becoming pregnant.

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Laryngoscopy

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Liposuction

Liposuction is a cosmetic operation to improve the shape of your body.

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Prof. I Whitaker

Local Anaesthetic

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Myringoplasty

The adenoids are part of a group of lymphoid tissues that help to fight off infection from germs that are breathed in or swallowed.

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Open Cholecystectomy

Gallstones are ‘stones’ that form in your gallbladder. They are common and can run in families.

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Open Incisional Hernia Repair

An incisional hernia is a weakness in your abdominal wall which happens when previous wounds do not heal properly.

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Open Inguinal Hernia Repair (male)

An inguinal hernia happens at the inguinal canal. This is a narrow passage in which blood vessels supplying your testicle pass through your abdominal wall.

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Peripheral Nerve Block (Lower Limb)

A peripheral nerve block is a type of regional anaesthetic that involves injecting local anaesthetics and other painkillers near the major nerves to your leg.

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Ptosis Surgery (adult)

Ptosis surgery is an operation to tighten the muscle that lifts your upper eyelid.

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Paraumbilical and Umbilical Hernia Repair

A hernia near your umbilicus is a common condition caused by a weakness in your abdominal wall.

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Posterior Repair

A posterior repair is a major operation. Your bowel should be better supported and you should no longer have a bulge in your vagina.

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Punch Biopsy of a Skin Lesion

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Parathyroidectomy

Parathyroid glands which are in your neck control the balance of calcium in your blood. Parathyroid glands can become overactive, causing an increase in the level of calcium.

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Pinnaplasty (adult)

A pinnaplasty is a cosmetic operation to improve the appearance of your ears.

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Pinnaplasty (child)

A pinnaplasty is a cosmetic operation to improve the appearance of your child’s ears.

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Peripheral Nerve Block (Upper Limb)

A peripheral nerve block is a type of regional anaesthetic that involves injecting local anaesthetics and other painkiller near the major nerves to your arm.

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Pain Relief After Surgery

If you have good pain control after your operation, you are less likely to have a heart attack, a chest infection or blood clots.

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Rigid Cystoscopy (female)

A rigid cystoscopy is a procedure to check for any problems in your bladder using a rigid telescope.

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Reversal of Hartmann’s Procedure

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Reversing a Vasectomy

A vasectomy is meant to be a permanent method of male contraception. Reversing a vasectomy is a procedure to rejoin the tubes that were cut during a vasectomy.

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Rigid Cystoscopy (male)

A rigid cystoscopy is a procedure to check for any problems in your bladder using a rigid telescope.

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Resurfacing Hip Replacement

Arthritis is a group of conditions that cause damage to one or more joints. For some, arthritis of the hip is a result of a previous hip injury or rheumatoid arthritis.

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Mr A. Mohammad

Removing Metalwork

Metalwork includes plates, screws, rods and wires. Removing the metalwork can reduce any pain or discomfort and can help to treat an infection around the metalwork.

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Removing Benign Skin Lesions

Skin lesions are lumps found on or just below your skin. Examples of skin lesions are epidermoid cysts, lipomata, skin tags and moles.

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Rhinoplasty

A rhinoplasty is a cosmetic operation to improve the appearance of your nose.

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Surgery for Cholesteatoma

A cholesteatoma is where a sac of dead skin cells forms in a pocket in your middle ear.

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Surgery for Diverticular Disease

Diverticular disease is the name given to a condition where bulges form in the lining of your colon.

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Surgery for Benign Scrotal Lumps

A benign scrotal lump is a lump in your scrotum that is not caused by a cancer.

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Surgery for Problems of the Small Toes

The three main problems that can happen to the small toes are deformity, pain in your toe joints and metatarsalgia.

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Shoulder Surgery (Rotator Cuff)

The rotator cuff is formed from four muscles and tendons that attach your arm to the top of your shoulder blade.

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Surgery for Ingrowing Toenail (adult)

An ingrowing toenail happens when your toenail grows into the skin around it. The skin can get damaged, causing infection and pain.

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Sub-Total Thyroidectomy (for Thyrotoxicosis)

The thyroid gland is in your neck and produces a hormone called thyroxine. This gland can become overactive and can cause symptoms such as losing weight, sweatiness and eye problems.

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Stapedectomy

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Septorhinoplasty

A septorhinoplasty is an operation to improve the appearance of your nose and to improve how you breathe through your nose.

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Septoplasty

The septum is the cartilage and bone inside your nose that divides your nostrils. The septum is usually straight but it can be deviated, causing symptoms of a blocked nose.

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Surgery for Anal Fistul

An anal fistula is an abnormal connection between the lining on the inside of your anal canal and the skin near your anus.

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Spinal Anaesthetic

A spinal anaesthetic involves injecting local anaesthetics and other painkillers into an area called the subarachnoid space.

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Mr N. Verghese

Total Knee Replacement

If you have severe pain, stiffness and disability, a knee replacement should reduce your pain and help you to walk more easily.

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Mr A. Mohammad

Total Hip Replacement

If you have severe pain, stiffness and disability, a hip replacement should reduce your pain and help you to walk more easily.

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Tonsillectomy (child)

A tonsillectomy is an operation to remove the tonsils.

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TURP

Prostate trouble is common. Prostate surgery, if necessary, should relieve your symptoms.

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Trigger Finger Release

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Miss L. Lougher

Trapeziectomy

A trapeziectomy can relieve the pain caused by osteoarthritis in the thumb.

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Miss L. Lougher

Total Shoulder Replacement

Arthritis of your shoulder can cause severe pain, stiffness and disability. A shoulder replacement should reduce your pain and help you to move your shoulder more easily.

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Total Thyroidectomy (for Thyrotoxicosis)

Thyrotoxicosis is caused by an overactive thyroid gland. A thyroidectomy to remove the gland is one of a number of ways thyrotoxicosis can be treated.

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Thyroidectomy (for Goitre)

Thyroid goitre can cause an unsightly appearance, or affect your breathing or swallowing. A thyroidectomy to remove the thyroid gland is sometimes recommended to treat this condition.

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Thyroidectomy (for Nodule)

A thyroid lump can cause an unsightly appearance or discomfort, or affect your breathing or swallowing.

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Turbinectomy

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Tonsillectomy (adult)

A tonsillectomy is an operation to remove the tonsils.

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Urethrotomy

A urethrotomy is an operation to treat a narrowing of your urethra.

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Unicompartmental Knee Replacement

Arthritis of your knee usually happens without a known cause. A unicompartmental knee replacement should reduce your pain and help you to walk more easily.

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Ulnar Nerve Release

Ulnar nerve compression causes numbness in your ring and little fingers.

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Miss L. Lougher

Upper GI Endoscopy

An upper GI endoscopy is usually a safe and effective way of finding out if there is a problem with the upper part of your digestive system.

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Ultrasound

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Varicose Veins Surgery

Varicose veins are enlarged and twisted veins in your leg.

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Mr Hesham Souka

Vaginal Hysterectomy

A vaginal hysterectomy is an operation to remove your uterus and cervix.

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Wide Local Excision

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