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  1. Ladders Safety Matters - Paul [video]

    07 Sep 2016 Ladders Safety Matters - Paul

    We can keep our pools safe, healthy, and most importantly fun...

    Duration: 2:01

    Tags:
    • Safety - Safety basics,
    • Safety - Safety in and around the home,
    • Safety - Work and environmental safety
  2. Laminectomy

    20 Feb 2017

    A laminectomy is a surgical incision into the vertebra to obtain access to the spinal cord...

  3. Laparoscopic abdominal surgery for Crohn's disease

    What is Crohn’s disease? Crohn’s disease causes inflammation of your bowel. The disease most often affects the end part of your small bowel (see figure 1). However, it can affect any part...

  4. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy

    25 Jul 2017

    What are gallstones? Gallstones are ‘stones’ that form in your gallbladder (see figure 1). They are common and can run in families. The risk of developing gallstones increases as you get...

  5. Laparoscopic gastric banding

    25 Jul 2017

    What is gastric banding? Gastric banding involves inserting an adjustable silicone band around the upper part of your stomach. It works by making you feel full sooner so that you eat less (see figure...

  6. Laparoscopic gastric bypass

    25 Jul 2017

    What is a gastric bypass? A gastric bypass (also called Roux-en-Y) involves stapling your stomach to create a smaller stomach ‘pouch’ and then bypassing the rest of your stomach and part...

  7. Laparoscopic heller's cardiomyotomy

    25 Jul 2017

    What is achalasia? Achalasia is a condition that causes problems with swallowing. It can also cause regurgitation (bringing food back into your mouth), chest pain and weight loss. Achalasia happens...

  8. Laparoscopic hysterectomy

    31 Jul 2017

    What is a 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 (see figure 1). The...

  9. Laparoscopic incisional hernia repair

    07 Aug 2017

    What is an incisional hernia? Any operation on your abdomen needs a cut that is closed with stitches. Sometimes your wound does not heal properly, resulting in the contents of your abdomen pushing...

  10. Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair (TAPP)

    26 Jul 2017

    What is an inguinal hernia? Weak spots can develop in the layer of muscle in your abdominal wall, resulting in the contents of your abdomen pushing through. This produces a lump called a hernia (see...