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  1. Kidneys - dialysis and transplant

    18 Jun 2019

    People with kidney failure need dialysis or a transplant to stay alive...

  2. Knee replacement surgery

    23 May 2019

    Knee replacement surgery removes a diseased knee joint and replaces it with an artificial joint...

  3. Endoscopy

    08 May 2019

    An endoscope or fibrescope is a long, usually flexible tube with a lens at one end and a video camera at the other...

  4. Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) - for benign prostate disease

    04 Apr 2019

    Surgery on the prostate gland can have many side effects, including erectile problems and urinary incontinence...

  5. Brain surgery

    01 Feb 2019

    Brain surgery is performed for a number of reasons, including alterations in brain tissue, brain blood flow and cerebrospinal fluid...

  6. Cosmetic implants - buttock, fat and pectoral

    31 Jan 2019

    Buttock and pectoral implants involve surgery to insert shaped silicone pieces into skin cavities...

  7. Brachioplasty (arm lift surgery)

    30 Jan 2019

    An 'arm lift' is surgery to reshape or reconstruct the underside of the upper arm from the armpit to the elbow...

  8. Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck)

    30 Jan 2019

    A 'tummy tuck', or abdominoplasty, is cosmetic surgery to remove fat and excess loose skin from the abdomen...

  9. Hair transplant surgery

    30 Jan 2019

    Hair transplant surgery involves taking skin from parts of the scalp where hair is growing and grafting it to the thinning or bald areas, or areas of trauma...

  10. Tracheostomy

    09 Mar 2018

    A tracheostomy is a surgical procedure that involves making a cut in the trachea (windpipe) and inserting a tube into the opening...