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List of treatment articles available within the Symptom Finder.



Thoracentese

Thoracentesis is a procedure in which a needle is inserted into the pleural space between the lungs and the chest wall to remove excess fluid from the pleural space so that you can breathe more easily. Thoracentesis is a procedure in which a needle i...

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Totally artificial heart

A total artificial heart (TAH) is a pump that is surgically installed to provide circulation and replace heart ventricles that are diseased or damaged. The ventricles pump blood from the heart to the lungs and other parts of the body. Machines outsid...

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Tracheostomie

A tracheostomy is a surgically created hole that goes through the front of your neck into your windpipe or windpipe and uses a breathing tube placed through the hole to help you breathe. A tracheostomy is a surgically created hole that goes through t...

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Transcatheter aortic valve replacement

Also known as TAVR, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is a procedure to treat aortic stenosis, a type of heart valve disease. TAVR replaces a defective aortic valve with an aortic valve made ...

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