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  • Brain Tumor: Grades

    Before your healthcare provider can recommend a treatment plan, he or she needs to know the grade of the cancer. The grade tells your healthcare provider how likely the tumor will spread and how it might respond to treatment.

  • Breastfeeding: Getting Started

    The first weeks of breastfeeding should be considered a learning period for both you and your baby. Here's what you need to know.

  • Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG)

    This surgery is one way to treat blocked areas in the arteries of the heart. See how the surgery is done, and what to expect before and after.

  • Diabetic Gastroparesis

    Gastroparesis is when food moves through the stomach more slowly than normal. This can be caused by nerve damage due to chronic high blood sugar.

  • Discharge Instructions for a Gunshot Wound

    It will take some time for your gunshot wound to heal. Follow these instructions and any others your healthcare provider gives you to help you recover at home.

  • Discharge Instructions for Cancer of the Gallbladder

    There are different surgeries for treating cancer of the gallbladder. Your surgery may have been fairly simple or quite involved. Your recovery will depend on many factors.

  • Discharge Instructions for Gallstones

    Gallstones form when liquid stored in the gallbladder hardens into pieces of stone-like material. Stones in the gallbladder may or may not cause symptoms.

  • Discharge Instructions for Gastrectomy

    You had a gastrectomy. During this surgery, some or all of your stomach was removed. As you heal from surgery, here's what you'll need to know to care for yourself.

  • Discharge Instructions for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

    Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is when acid flows back from the stomach into the swallowing tube (esophagus).

  • Discharge Instructions for Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    You have been diagnosed with Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS), a condition that affects the nervous system. In people with GBS, the immune system attacks the nerves, often following an infection. However, it can also arise out of the blue. This attack can cause weakness or even paralysis. GBS is a temporary illness. Most people return to normal and have no further problems. Others may have some permanent nerve damage. Here’s what you can do to help yourself recover.