Each year, more than 500,000 American men receive vasectomies for permanent birth control. Most local medical centers offer minimally invasive vasectomies, but only Cooper University Hospital performs the in-line vasectomy.
More than 350,000 Gamma Knife® procedures have been performed since the technology first became available in 1968. Almost a third of these patients (16%) sought relief from blood vessel problems (i.e. AVMs).
Apnea is defined as the pause or sudden lack of breathing. If cessation of breathing lasts longer than a few seconds and causes your baby to change color to blue, gray, or red, this is not normal. However, a baby holding his or her breath for a few seconds can be normal as long as color change does not occur.
Infectious disease specialists at Cooper diagnose and evaluate infections caused by bacteria, viruses and other organisms. They assist in the treatment of disease through the use of antibiotics and other agents, and aid in the prevention of disease by vaccination against infection.
More than one million people in the United States suffer from inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. The Cooper Digestive Health Institute has created a dedicated IBD center to manage these complex diseases.
The Cooper Insomnia Program comprises medical doctors and psychologists who specialize in treating different types of sleep disorders and collaborate to provide evidence-based assessment and treatment for insomnia.
Interventional radiologists use advanced imaging (ultrasounds, X-rays, CAT scans, MRI scans, and other innovative methods) to see inside the body and treat complex conditions – including cardiovascular disease and cancer – less invasively and with unprecedented precision.