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Top 5 Reasons to Become an Organ Donor

Top 5 Reasons to Become an Organ Donor

Maybe you have been meaning to register to become an organ donor but just haven’t gotten around to it. Maybe registering has never crossed your mind. Or maybe you are a little nervous about what organ donation actually means for …

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Radiation Right®

Radiation Right®

Worried about your exposure to medical radiation? We’ve got you covered. Whether you’re receiving medical radiation through ongoing tests, treatment or other procedures, Radiation Right® protects you by reducing your risk to radiation exposure. Radiation Basics Radiation is transmitted through …

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Bariatric Surgery: What Are My Options?

Bariatric Surgery: What Are My Options?

If you’re considering weight loss surgery, you may have a number of questions and concerns. Making the decision to undergo bariatric surgery is a big one, so it is important to understand what all your options are. Weight loss surgery …

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Breast Cancer Basics

Breast Cancer Basics

You probably hear the term “breast cancer” every day, whether it is on TV, the radio or in your doctor’s office. But many of us don’t know everything we should about it. Like the fact that 1 in 8 women …

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The Suite Life: Recover from Childbirth in Luxury with Our Postpartum Suites

The Suite Life: Recover from Childbirth in Luxury with Our Postpartum Suites

The birth of a baby is an exciting time for new moms, but labor and delivery can be a draining experience. Here at the Medical Center of Plano, we want our new moms to recover in an environment that is …

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Preparing for Your Journey: Five Tips for Labor and Delivery

Preparing for Your Journey: Five Tips for Labor and Delivery

Your due date is right around the corner. Before you know it, your bundle of joy will grace your family with his or her presence. You are anxious, excited and overwhelmed with this new experience. What do you do? What …

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Endovascular Surgery: An Overview

Endovascular Surgery: An Overview

So your doctor has mentioned you might be a candidate for endovascular surgery. Perhaps you’ve not heard of this type of surgery before, but rest assured as it is not a new technique. In general, endovascular surgery (also referred to …

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Heart Valve Replacement: What It Is and How It Works

Heart Valve Replacement: What It Is and How It Works

Why should a heart valve be replaced? Your heart has four valves (mitral, aortic, pulmonary, and tricuspid) that regulate blood flowing through the different chambers of your heart. Heart valve replacement surgery is performed when the heart valves are not …

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Robotic Surgery: What It’s All About

Robotic Surgery: What It’s All About

Robotic surgery marries advanced technology with traditional medicine to create what many believe is the optimal surgical experience. During robotic surgery, a surgeon guides a tiny three-dimensional camera and surgical tools inside a patient’s body via very small incisions. He …

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Time Matters: Stroke Treatment

Time Matters: Stroke Treatment

Every 45 seconds someone somewhere suffers from a stroke. Every 3.1 seconds, that stroke ends in death. As the third leading killer in America and the number one reason for nursing home admissions, stroke requires immediate attention. If you think …

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