Many types of surgery require one or more days stay in the hospital. These include:
List of Operations
Head and Neck
Thyroid and Parathyroid
Thoracoscopic and Open Lung biopsy and resection
Chest tube and thoracentesis
Pericardiocentesis and biopsy and window
Evaluate pain, lumps, development and abnormal mammograms
Biopsy, aspiration, lumpectomy, mastectomy and axillary dissection.
Breast Implants evaluation, removal.
Laparoscopic and open liver biopsy, Cholecystectomy, duct exploration.
Hepatic resection limited to one or two segments
Evaluation, exploration, drainage of cysts, Peustoew and Whipples operation.
Esophagus and stomach
Laparoscopic Nissan Fundoplication for GERD and Hiatus hernia
Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy
Zenkers and other diverticula
All procedures. Many with the Laparoscope.
Abdominal Hysterectomy, hymenotomy, Bartholin's cysts.
Circumcision, Testicular torsion, undescended testes
Thyroglossal duct cysts and branchial cleft cysts.
Some of these can be performed as outpatient in selected circumstances.