Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
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Epidural Corticosteroid Injections
Epidural Corticosteroid Injections (Epidural steroid injections) Procedure overview In the simplest of terms, an epidur...
Laminectomy
Laminectomy (Lumbar Laminectomy, Cervical Laminectomy, Decompressive Laminectomy, Back Surgery, Disk Surgery) Procedure...
Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal Tunnel Release (Carpal Tunnel Surgery) Procedure overview Carpal tunnel release is a surgery that’s used to trea...
Arthroplasty
Arthroplasty (Hip Arthroplasty, Joint Arthroplasty, Knee Arthroplasty, Shoulder Arthroplasty, Finger Arthroplasty, Join...
Arthroscopy
Arthroscopy (Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthroscopic Examination, Joint Endoscopy, Knee Arthroscopy, Shoulder Arthroscopy, F...
Knee Replacement Surgery Procedure
Knee Replacement Surgery Procedure (Total Knee Arthroplasty, Knee Arthroplasty, Total Knee Replacement, Knee Replacemen...
Kyphoplasty
Kyphoplasty (Balloon Vertebroplasty) Procedure overview Kyphoplasty is often discussed along with another procedure cal...
Vertebroplasty
Vertebroplasty (Percutaneous Vertebroplasty) Procedure overview Vertebroplasty is a procedure in which a special medica...
X-rays of the Spine, Neck, or Back
X-rays of the Spine, Neck, or Back (Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar, Sacral, or Coccygeal X-ray Studies) Procedure overview ...
Bone Biopsy
Bone Biopsy (Biopsy-Bone, Bone Lesion Biopsy) Procedure overview What is a bone biopsy? A biopsy is a procedure perform...
Bunion Surgery
Bunion Surgery (Hallux Valgus Repair, Bunionectomy) Procedure overview What is a bunion? A bunion (hallux valgus) is an...
Muscle Biopsy
Muscle Biopsy (Biopsy-Muscle) Procedure overview A muscle biopsy is a procedure used to diagnose diseases involving mus...
Rotator Cuff Repair
Rotator Cuff Repair (Rotator Cuff Surgery, Shoulder Surgery) Procedure Overview What is rotator cuff repair? The rotato...
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of the Bones, Joints, and Soft Tissues
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of the Bones, Joints, and Soft Tissues (MRI Scan of the Bones, Joints, and Soft Tissue...
Myelogram
Myelogram (Myelography) Procedure overview What is a myelogram? A myelogram, also known as myelography, is a diagnostic...
Bone Densitometry
Bone Densitometry (Bone Mineral Density [BMD] Test, Bone Density Test, Bone Mineral Content, Bone Absorptiometry) Proce...
Knee Ligament Repair
Knee Ligament Repair (ACL Repair, ACL Reconstruction, PCL Repair, PCL Reconstruction, MCL Repair, MCL Reconstruction, L...
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of the Spine and Brain
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of the Spine and Brain (MRI Scan of the Spine, MRI Scan of the Brain) Procedure overvi...
Sympathetic Nerve Blocks for Pain
Sympathetic Nerve Blocks for Pain A sympathetic nerve block can be an effective method for controlling chronic pain. Th...
X-rays of the Extremities
X-rays of the Extremities (X-ray of the Arm, Leg, Hand, Wrist, Foot, Ankle, Shoulder, Knee, or Hip) Procedure overview ...
Bone Scan
Bone Scan (Bone Scintigraphy) Procedure overview What is a bone scan? A bone scan is a specialized radiology procedure ...
Arthrography
Arthrography (Joint X-ray, Arthrogram) Procedure overview What is arthrography? Arthrography is a type of X-ray used to...
Fluoroscopy Procedure
Fluoroscopy Procedure Procedure overview Fluoroscopy is a study of moving body structures--similar to an X-ray "movie."...
Computed Tomography (CT or CAT) Scan of the Spine
Computed Tomography (CT or CAT) Scan of the Spine (Spinal CT Scan, CT of the Spine or Back) Procedure overview What is ...
Computed Tomography (CT or CAT) Scan of the Bones
Computed Tomography (CT or CAT) Scan of the Bones (CT Scan of the Skeleton) Procedure overview Computed tomography (CT ...
Amputation Procedure
Amputation Procedure (Surgical Removal of an Extremity or Limb) Procedure overview What is amputation? Amputation is a ...
Hip Replacement Surgery
Hip Replacement Surgery (Total Hip Arthroplasty, Hip Arthroplasty, Total Hip Replacement, Hip Replacement) Procedure ov...
Joint Aspiration
Joint Aspiration (Joint Injection and Aspiration, Joint Aspiration and Analysis, Arthrocentesis) Procedure overview Wha...
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Bone Marrow Biopsy (Biopsy-Bone Marrow, Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy) Procedure Overview What is a bone marrow bio...