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UCL (ulnar collateral ligament) reconstruction surgery is a procedure performed to treat a tear in the UCL in the elbow. The UCL is one part of a complex of ligaments and tendons that attaches the lower and upper arm bones to the elbow...


Kidney ultrafiltration is a renal replacement therapy that removes excess water from patients suffering from acute kidney failure and recycles the cleaned blood back to the patient...


An ultrasound procedure is a noninvasive (the skin is not pierced) diagnostic procedure used to assess soft tissue structures such as muscles, blood vessels, and organs...


Emergency Room ultrasound examinations are provided at many clinical sites. Thanks to the technological advances in ultrasound and miniaturization, medical imaging has to come to the bedside...


In an ultrasound-guided biopsy, a needle, accurately guided by ultrasound, removes a small tissue sample that can be examined by a pathologist for signs of cancer...


Ultrasound-guided thyroid biopsy of the thyroid nodules are used to diagnose thyroid cancer. The procedure involves taking a sample of a thyroid nodule with a needle for examination under a microscope...


Upper eyelid gold weight placement is a process where gold leaf is used to weigh the eyelid down to help protect the eye from drying. Learn more at the New York Head and Neck Institute.


Upper lid spring implantation is the use of a small spring to aid in eyelid closure on the paralyzed side of the face, to prevent drying of the eye. Learn more at the New York Head and Neck Institute.


Ureteroscopy is a treatment for kidney stones. It is an endoscopic procedure in which stones in the ureter may be removed with a device inserted through a short, flexible, lighted tube, called an endoscope.


Urine tests can check kidney function, find blood and other substances that indicate the presence of cancer and look for substances released when bones are damaged...


The Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery was one of the first urogynecology departments on Long Island and the largest in the state of New York...


Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) is surgery to remove the uvula (the projection in the back of the throat) and all, or a part, of the soft palate. The purpose of this procedure is to eliminate snoring or obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)...