The hepatobiliary system is a collection of organs and glands which aid in digestion and other bodily processes. With such a complex system, it should come as no surprise that hepatobiliary surgery can be equally difficult to understand. The hepatobiliary system is comprised of the liver, gallbladder, bile ducts, and pancreas. Problems with the system
Abdominal surgery is a broad term for a variety of surgical procedures focusing on your abdominal cavity, its walls, as well as the organs located in your abdomen. They can include appendectomy, hernia surgery, and cholecystectomy, just to name a few. While the cause and subject of your abdominal surgery can vary, preparing for surgery
Hemorrhoids result from increased pressure within veins found inside the rectum and around the anus. Symptoms may vary depending on the kind you have, but bleeding and irritation during bowel movements are common for both. There are plenty of solutions ranging from at-home treatments to surgical procedures. The treatment you require will depend on the
Everyone experiences stomach problems every now and then. While nausea, vomiting, and a sore throat are common problems, they’re not always the result of a stomach bug. Other symptoms like persistent abdominal pain and bleeding let you know that something much more serious is going on. Endoscopy is designed to figure out the cause of
According to the American Cancer Society, the number of cancer cases is rising due to an aging and growing population. Fortunately, they also point out that the number of cancer survivors is also increasing thanks to improved treatment as well as early detection. But survival is not the end of the story for cancer survivors.
May was Melanoma Awareness Month and summer is about to be in full swing. That means warmer weather, brighter skies, and spending a lot more time outside. But don’t go soaking up the sun just yet! UV radiation from the sun drastically increases your chances of skin cancer, the most dangerous form being melanoma. According
As healthcare leaders in Indiana, we are always at the forefront of any medical or safety breakthroughs. That’s why we’re excited to announce that we are the first surgical practice in Indiana to implement the CheckinAsyst system from HealthAsyst. Our new HIPAA and PCI-compliant touchless digital system…
As per the Governor’s most recent Executive Order regarding surgical services during Covid-19, our Evansville Surgical Associates’ surgeons will resume non-essential surgeries and procedures in a phased manner beginning May 4th at both Deaconess Midtown Hospital and St. Vincent-Evansville.
You’ve probably heard COVID-19 referred to as the “novel” coronavirus, which indicates some important distinctions about the disease. “Novel” means it’s a new strain of the corona viruses, and as a new virus that in turn means there’s still much that’s not known about the disease.
We know that many patients and the public in general have questions and concerns about what COVID-19 restrictions will mean for surgical procedures in the Tri-State region. During this time of the COVID-19 crisis, we want to reassure you that we are taking every precautionary measure to ensure a safe and sanitary practice for our patients, visitors, and staff.