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If you have been diagnosed with epilepsy and you’re not achieving satisfactory seizure control from medications, your doctor may recommend vagus nerve stimulation...


Vagus nerve stimulation prevents seizures by sending gentle pulses of electricity to the brain through the vagus nerve. These pulses are supplied by a device similar to a pacemaker.


Operations designed to spare the aortic valve are of two types: remodeling of the aortic root and re-implantation of the aortic valve. These operations are designed to preserve a patient’s original aortic valve while the patient undergoes surgery for an aortic root aneurysm or ascending aortic aneurysm...


Learn about the wide range of vascular surgery procedures offered by the cardiovascular experts at Northwell Health.


If you’ve been diagnosed with vertigo, we understand that it can be very unsettling. If you have vertigo, you may experience dizziness and moderate to severe false spinning sensations that can cause loss of balance, disorientation (which may cause falls) vomiting, sweating and severe nausea...


Vestibular rehabilitation at Northwell Health Rehabilitation Network provides state-of-the-art treatment by experienced vestibular physical therapists to help patients resolve dizziness or vertigo and reduce fall risk factors due to inner ear or central nervous system dysfunction...


As a unique approach to the treatment of vertigo, we offer vestibular rehabilitation, an exercise-based therapy that maximizes the body’s natural ability to compensate for inner ear and balance disorders. To ensure seamless and successful treatment, we work closely with the Northwell Health Rehabilitation Network and their experienced vestibular physical therapists.


Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) is a minimally invasive surgical technique used to diagnose and treat diseases of the lungs, chest and esophagus.


Videofluoroscopic swallow study (VFSS), also known as a modified barium swallow study, is an instrumental swallowing examination which involves the patient drinking and eating various textures of foods and liquids while a radiographic movie records the swallowing...


Vincristine is a chemotherapeutic drug that has long been used for the treatment of cancer in children. It requires the placement of a catheter in a large vein in the neck or other location with infusions of the agent performed once a week...


A virtual colonoscopy, or CT colonography, is a procedure that uses computerized tomography (CT) scans to examine the colon for polyps or masses. The images are processed by a computer to make a three-dimensional (3-D) model of the colon...


Lenox Health Greenwich Village (LHGV) is a state-of-the-art medical complex located in Manhattan's Greenwich Village. Lenox Health Greenwich Village, part of Northwell Health, represents a new model of community-based care that seamlessly integrates health and wellness services with access to 24-hour emergency care and a full range of medical specialists.


This technique allows patients who have brain tumors to be treated in a minimally invasive way, often under local anesthesia, and even if other treatments may have failed...


A specialty pharmacy providing limited-distribution medications, a 24/7 health care line, and personal consultations.


Vocal cord stripping is the removal of the outer layers of tissue on the vocal cords for biopsy or to treat early-stage cancers.


Multiple sclerosis (MS) symptoms can make it difficult to find a job that’s right for you. But if it’s important for you to be in the workforce, we can assist you in your efforts to obtain employment...


Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities (VESID) is the state governmental agency that provides funds for vocational training of persons with psychiatric disorders...


Vocational rehabilitation services are designed to help people with disabilities enjoy a stable return to the workforce and the community. Vocational rehabilitation services include comprehensive prevocational and vocational programs, supported employment, and job coaching...


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A vulvectomy is a surgical procedure used to treat or prevent vulvar cancer. During the procedure, your surgeon removes all or part of your vulva. There are two main types of vulvectomies: Radical vulvectomies ?" Used to surgically remove the tumor and all surrounding and underlying tissue...