Rectal exam under anesthesia is performed to examine your rectum for any abnormalities or problems. Dr. Madhu Prasad, a trusted general surgeon in Anchorage, AK, has years of experience in conducting rectal exam under anesthesia with successful results....Continue reading
A port-a-cath, also known as mediport or port for chemotherapy, is a small device inserted under your skin usually on the chest to allow easy access to your veins. A PowerPort is a special port that can withstand high-pressure injections.
We use the latest surgical techniques to remove pilonidal cysts. Dr. Madhu Prasad, a general surgeon in Anchorage, AK has experience with successful and convincing outcomes.
A femoral hernia occurs in the upper thigh near the groin just below the inguinal ligament when a portion of your intra-abdominal tissue pushes through a weak area of the groin. At Far North Surgery, Dr. Madhu Prasad – a general surgeon in Anchorage, AK and his team are experienced in treating femoral hernias with successful outcomes.
Causes of Femoral Hernia
The exact cause of femoral...Continue reading
An incisional hernia occurs when weakness in the muscle of the abdomen, caused by prior abdominal surgery, allows the tissues, muscles, and/or parts of the internal organs to protrude through the weakened abdominal wall. At Far North Surgery, Dr. Madhu Prasad – a general surgeon in Anchorage, AK – and his team are highly trained and qualified to handle complex incisional hernia surgeries...Continue reading
A hiatal hernia develops when the stomach pushes through the diaphragm and into the chest. A small hiatal hernia can be treated with medication while a large hiatal hernia may require surgery. Our surgeon, Dr. Prasad has the experience and expertise to treat hiatal hernias with successful outcomes.
Causes of Hiatal HerniaAny of the following factors may cause a hiatal hernia:Being born...Continue reading
Parathyroid surgery, also known as parathyroidectomy, is a surgical procedure in which all or part of your parathyroid glands is removed. This surgery is recommended when your parathyroid glands, located right behind your thyroid gland, don’t function properly. Dr. Madhu Prasad - a general surgeon in Anchorage, AK has the expertise and experience in performing parathyroid surgery with...Continue reading