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What is a Hernia? Types of Hernias & Risk Factors
A hernia is a hole in the abdominal fascia, or the strong connective tissue upon which your muscles sit. Learn more about types of hernias and risk factors
Inside the Mind of A Heart Surgeon
Piano performance and open heart surgery have more in common than you think. Learn how Dr. Michael Coady translates his love of music into the operating room.
Questions to Ask Before Surgery
Whether your surgery is simple or complex, or invasive or minimally invasive, you probably have many questions! Here's what to ask your doctor before surgery.
Giovanna’s Story: Spinal Fusion Surgery
Giovanna is an active mom. When she began to experience severe sciatica as a result of a herniated disc, she knew something more "drastic" had to be done.
Surgical Wand’s RFI Technology
In January of 2015 Stamford Hospital Surgical Services developed a protocol for the use of the newest technology, RF scanning, for all surgical patients to ensure advanced detection of potential retained surgical items.
Narcotic Sparing Breast Surgery
Narcotic analgesics are often used to relieve pain before and during surgery, but can cause side effects for some individuals such as nausea and vomiting.