Interactive Health Library
Detailed information on amputation, including causes and types of rehabilitation programs for amputations
Detailed information on animal bites and rabies, including symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention
Audiologists measure and evaluate a person's ability to hear sounds, and specialize in the treatment of people with hearing disorders.
Detailed information on burns, burn types, classification of burns, burn treatment, and burn rehabilitation
Detailed information on cancer rehabilitation, including members of the rehabilitation team
Rehabilitation services are provided in many different places, including hospitals, long-term care facilities, and community health centers.
One of the main goals of rehabilitation is to prepare the patient for life after discharge.
Gastric stapling surgery is a type of weight loss surgery that limits the amount of food a person can eat.
With proper management, a rheumatic disease often does not have to hinder your daily activities.
A pulmonary rehabilitation program is tailored to meet the needs of the individual patient and the specific lung problem or disease.
Detailed information on the danger of animal bites and rabies, including symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention
Radiation is often used to treat prostate cancer that is still confined to the prostate gland, or has spread only to nearby tissue.
Detailed information on radiation therapy, one type of cancer therapy
Radiation therapy is a process that precisely sends high levels of radiation directly to the cancer cells. Radiation done after surgery can kill cancer cells that may not be seen during surgery.
A prostatectomy is a surgical procedure for the partial or complete removal of the prostate. It may be performed to treat prostatic cancer or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
During this procedure, a small amount of radioactive substance is injected into the vein. Its progress through the heart is then traced with a special camera.
During this procedure, a small amount of radioactive substance is injected into the vein. Its progress through the heart is then traced with a special camera to evaluate heart function. Doing this during rest and exercise assists the physician in comparing the differences in heart activity.
Radiosurgery uses focused beams of radiation to treat cancerous tissues without a surgical incision or opening. The treatment is called "surgery" because creates a result similar to an actual surgical procedure.
Please respond for all required fields (marked with red asterisks).
Problems with the database, please report to the Administrator.
Captcha - Please enter the math result in the required field above.
Thank you for completing the West Penn Allegheny Health System website survey.
We value your feedback and comments.