Imagine a person who is having a heart attack or stroke and lives in a rural part of the Lowcountry, time is critical and that is where the Roper Hospital rooftop helipad comes into play. Dr. Pat Kelly explains why this is a unique community asset.
If you are experiencing pain, discomfort or even bleeding when you have a bowel movement it could be hemorrhoids, Dr. Bo Blessing explains how you can get relief.
Getting Rid of the Fears of Having a Colonoscopy
The days of drinking massive amounts of liquid to prepare for a colonoscopy are over. Dr. Jeffrey Dorociak explains a new bowel prep that is now available.
A hernia can happen to anyone, it is a bulge that is often uncomfortable and sometimes painful. Dr. David Baird highlights the technology available at Roper St. Francis that can help ease the pain of hernia surgery.
Eyelid Surgery for Cancer
A small bump or sore on the eyelid could be a sign of cancer. Dr. Susan Spicer discusses treatment options.
Carpel Tunnel Syndrome
Dr. Gerald Shealy, an orthopedic hand surgeon, discusses Carpel Tunnel Syndrome a common problem with successful treatment options.
Roper St. Francis Eye Center
Roper St. Francis offers a state-of-the-art eye care clinic that offers comprehensive treatment options for eye diseases.
Preventive Reconstructive Mastectomy
Dr. James Craigie highlights the latest advanced reconstructive techniques for restoring the breast to a more natural look.
Developments in Joint Replacements
Dr. Waddell Gilmore talks with House Calls TV about services provided at the Roper St. Francis Joint Replacement Center. The Center performs more joint replacements than any other hospital in South Carolina.
Robotic Surgery for Kidney Issues
Dr. Marshall Wingo highlights the latest advancements in surgical technology for kidney blockages utilizing the da Vinci Robotic Surgical System on Roper St. Francis Healthcare's House Calls TV.
Minimally Invasive Surgeries
Damon Simpson, MD, who is board certified in general surgery, explains the benefits of minimally invasive procedures and how these surgeries have evolved.
New Minimally Invasive Single Incision Surgery
Dr David Lucas, a board certified general surgeon, talks about the advancements made in surgical techniques. Single incision laparoscopy minimizes surgical scars for various procedures.
Dr. Courtney Shelbourne, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, discusses reconstruction surgery offered at Roper St. Francis for individuals with facial injuries.
For women who have had a masectomy, breast microsurgery allows the breast to be rebuilt with the woman's own tissue.
Removing Arterial Plaque
House Calls TV discusses a new surgical technique for removing arterial plaque.
Hemangionmas are facial tumors that typical appear on an infant's face shortly after birth. Dr. Hochman discusses treatment options.
New Procedure for Urinary Incontinence
The male sling is a new procedure for urinary incontinence after prostate surgery. This procedure is typically done as an outpatient procedure.
Flap Breast Reconstruction
Advances in breast reconstruction are giving women a more diserable result.
Minimally Invasive Hysterectomies
The uterus is removed in small pieces during a Laparoscopic Supracervical Hysterectomy providing for a shorter recovery time.
A minimally invasive procedure that can provide quick relief for sinus problems.
ReSTOR: Procedure for Cataract Surgery
New technology for cataract surgery
Hysterectomy is the surigical removal of the uterus. The vaginal approach offers many benefits.
Minimally Invasive Surgeries
Dr. West discusses the advancements in minimally invasive surgeries and the technology utilized.
Laparoscopic Colectomy is the removal of a part of the colon for diverticulitis, colon cancer, rectal cancer, colorectal cancer, Crohn's Disease, chronic ulcerative colitis, constipation, sigmoid volvulus, and endometriosis
Inguinal Hernia Repair
Iinguinal hernia repair involves pushing the hernia back into the abdomen and repairing the weakened muscle.