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Abdomen (INACTIVE)

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  • Surgeries Can be Combined, But ...

    Surgeries Can be Combined, But ...
    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have been diagnosed with uterine fibroids and an inflamed gallbladder. Both are to the point where I'm considering surgery. I'd like to have both surgeries done at the same time. Can these be done together? ANSWER: The short answer to...
  • Nips & Tucks After Weight Loss

    Nips & Tucks After Weight Loss
    If you have sagging skin due to extreme and rapid weight loss—for example, following gastric bypass surgery—you may want to consider body contouring surgery to help you reduce, tighten, reshape and tone the excess flab and fat. What is Body...
  • Considering a post delivery tummy tuck?

    Considering a post delivery tummy tuck?
    Being pregnant stretches your abdominal muscles and skin and can leave an unsightly pouch and stretch marks—especially if you've had multiple pregnancies. If your skin's elasticity doesn't snap back after diet and exercise, you may want to...
  • Surgery Helps Weight-Loss Patients Regain Figures

    There's a new body contouring procedure for weight loss patients who want to get rid of excess skin. The "corset" technique is now helping them take shape. Stephanie Stanley, 32, had gastric bypass and dropped 120 pounds. She didn't get the results she...
  • A Measure of Risk

    A Measure of Risk
    The scene plays out repeatedly in Dr. George Griffing's Brentwood, Mo., office: big round bellies come through his exam-room door well before the rest of his patients' bodies. That's when Griffing, professor of internal medicine at St. Louis University...
  • Homicides in Hampton Roads: 2009

    CHESAPEAKE Feb. 27. Constance Stepney (55) and grandson Terrell Stepney (19). Police went to address on Ida Street and found Terrell suffering from drug overdose. Found Constance inside, dead at the scene. Terrell pronounced dead 2/28 at hospital. Police...
  • At Bellevue, a hospital reflects its changing world

    At Bellevue, a hospital reflects its changing world
    Yuzuro Yamamoto (not his real name) was a quiet Japanese man who knew only a handful of words in English, despite 30 years in America. He was a sturdy manual laborer, but over the last three weeks had been feeling weak. One hand on the abdomen was all it...
  • The Pain of Endometriosis

    The Pain of Endometriosis
    WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Brie-Anne Paterson has suffered from chronic pelvic pain for more than half her life. She was the girl in gym class curled up on the locker room floor, crying and clutching her abdomen. "I would just die the week of my period,"...
  • Using a Chair Can Help Abdominal Crunches

    Using a Chair Can Help Abdominal Crunches
    Have you ever thought of using a folding chair when performing abdominal crunches? Try it. You'll find that it's a comfortable way to focus on contracting your abs without feeling pressure on your back. 1. Place an open-back chair or bench on a flat,...
  • Cardiovascular Connections

    Cardiovascular Connections
    If there were such a thing as the heart bone, it would be smack in the middle of each line of the old spiritual, " Dem Bones." Once thought of as a solitary, aloof pump, the heart is now known to affect, and be affected by, all parts of the body. TEETH...
  • After Surgery, Patient Wakes Up To A Nightmare

    As Eileen Kelleher waited in a pre-surgical suite at New Milford Hospital to meet the doctor who was about to open up her abdomen, an uneasy feeling came over the longtime nurse. The operation would be the second in just over a year by Dr. Cameron...