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Total Knee Replacement

A total knee replacement is the surgical replacement of a damaged knee joint with an artificial joint.

Total Hip Replacement

A total hip replacement is the surgical replacement of a damaged hip joint with an artificial one.

Tonsils

The tonsils are two soft tissue masses located at the pharynx. Tonsils are composed of tissue similar to lymphatic tissue. The tonsils are covered by pink mucosa. The tonsils are part of the lymphatic system but their removal does not increase susceptibility to infection.

Tonsillectomy

A tonsillectomy is the surgical removal of the tonsils.

TURP

An acronym for TransUrethral Resection of the Prostate.

Tympanoplasty

A Tympanoplasty is the surgical reconstruction of a perforated eardrum (tympanic membrane) or the small bones of the middle ear.

TF-TAVR

TF-TAVR: TransFemoral-Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, especially denoting the TF approach to the TAVR procedure

Total body dolor

  Slang term for a hispanic patient, who is usually incredibly anxious , who complains of pain all over her body and yes to any question that you may ask. “She presents with total body dolor. She says she has pain in her chest, breast, abdomen, back, head, and even legs. We should give her […]