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What is General Surgery?
General surgery is actually a very specialized area of medicine. The Evergreen surgeons specialize in the treatment of certain problems of the abdomen, chest, and neck - including cancer, infections, and trauma.
Other common conditions that the Evergreen surgeons care for are:
General surgery also includes:
Which is the surgical treatment of veins and arteries of the body to correct problems with circulation (diminished or poor blood flow).
This includes treatment of:
- Aneurysms of the aorta
- Cramping of the legs or buttocks (claudication)
- Carotid endarterectomy (surgery to the arteries going to the brain)
- Vein Stripping
Which is a subsection of general surgery related to the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
The Evergreen surgeons treat cancer of the:
Which is surgery of the chest, including the lungs, esophagus, and related areas.
- Lung Cancer
- Lung Cancer Surgery
Which is a type of surgery done with special instruments through tiny incisions. The uses for this kind of surgery are expanding every year. This kind of surgery is commonly used to treat problems with the:
Which includes surgery of various glands, including the: