Breast FunctionThe primary function of female breasts is to produce milk in order to nourish an infant, a process called lactation.
Breast Self ExamAn important step in the early detection of breast cancer; includes a visual and physical inspection of your own breasts each month after your menstrual cycle has ended.
Breast TissueComposed of fatty tissue and mammary glands which produce and secrete milk.
Breast Lift SurgeryAn incision is made above the areola and the nipple and the areola are shifted to a higher position, lifting the breast and tilting it upward.
Peripheral Artery DiseaseA partial blockage of an artery in the arms or legs. It may be caused by atherosclerosis. When it occurs in a leg, it can lead to leg pain and cramping.
Aortic Valve ReplacementA surgical procedure to replace and damaged or diseased aortic valve; may use an mechanical valve or biological valve.
Da Vinci Surgical SystemA robotically-assisted surgical treatment option. The surgeon operates from a console in a seated position, with eyes and hands in line with the instruments...
NeuronA nerve cell; a healthy brain is made up of millions of these interconnecting cells.
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