When you’re scheduled for surgery, it’s natural to focus your thoughts on the surgery itself. But you’d do better to focus on what is in your control – your recovery.
Dr Yue Wai Mun, orthopaedic surgeon at Gleneagles Hospital, explains why minimally invasive surgery is often considered a cut above traditional open surgery.
Medical advances mean that chemotherapy, radiotherapy and radical surgery are no longer the only options to treat breast cancer.
Minimally invasive robotic and endoscopic procedures mean an end to scarring and fewer complications for patients.
Are you a suitable candidate for minimally invasive prostatectomy? Here’s everything you need to know about this robot-assisted procedure.
What are kidney stones and what is a common and safe procedure to remove them?
For some patients with back pain, spine surgery is the necessary treatment option.
How can you nip joint problems in the bud to avoid the need for major surgeries?
What is a stent and how does it treat heart disease?
Cartilage damage is a common problem in many joints especially the knee. Dr Tan Chyn Hong explains the treatments available to repair or regenerate damaged cartilage.
Dr Suresh Nathan, orthopaedic surgeon, explains what avascular necrosis of the hip is, what causes it and how to treat it.
It can be worrying to find out you have a kidney cyst, especially as the condition does not always come with symptoms. Dr Tan Yau Min clarifies what you need to know.
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