Category Archives: Medical Procedures

Pulmonary Capillary Wedge Pressure: What is it? How doctors measure it? And Why is it useful?

Pulmonary Wedge Pressure refers to the pressure within the pulmonary arterial system. Many other terms exist to refer to Pulmonary Capillary Wedge Pressure (PCWP). Some of them are Pulmonary Arterial Wedge Pressure (PAWP), Pulmonary Artery Occlusion Pressure (PAOP), or merely Pulmonary Wedge Pressure (PWP). What is it? PCWP is the left atrial pressure measurement obtained by the passing… Read More »

Thermal Fusion Tonsillectomy: Why do doctors change their operating procedures, Thermal Welding System, Pros and Cons

It is a relatively new technology that utilizes direct heat and pressure to fuse and divide soft tissue delicately. With the advancement in the field of medicine, several new operating procedures have surfaced that not only to make the doctors’ job less complicated but also to make treatments and operations far less painful for the patients as compared… Read More »