What’s Involved in a Cholecystectomy

The human digestive system is able to process the food that we eat into nutrients our body uses for growth, energy, and repairing tissues. It has many components, including the mouth, stomach, intestines, liver, and gallbladder. If one of these parts isn’t able to do its job, you aren’t able to fully digest your food.

What’s Causing Your Spider Veins?

Spider veins appear as networks of blue, red, or purple lines on your skin, usually on your legs or your face. Although spider veins are not dangerous, they can affect your appearance, and impact your confidence. You may want to have your spider veins removed to restore the normal appearance of your skin. At Tinsley

What is a Vascular Ultrasound?

Imagine being able to judge how well your blood flows through various regions of your body with a non-invasive vascular ultrasound. Dr. Ellis A. Tinsley, MD, FACS, FSVS and his expert team at Tinsley Surgical in Wilmington, North Carolina, utilize state-of-the-art vascular ultrasound to accelerate diagnoses. How vascular ultrasound works During a vascular ultrasound, Dr.

Treating Carotid Artery Disease

You have two main carotid arteries, one on either side of your neck. They’re large arteries because they’re responsible for delivering oxygen-rich blood to your brain and head. As the carotid arteries travel from your neck into your head, they branch off into internal and external carotid arteries. The internal carotid arteries carry blood to

The Benefits of Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery

Introduced at the beginning of the 20th century by surgeons Georg Kelling, Dimitri Ott, and Hans Christian Jacobeus, laparoscopic surgery for the abdomen and other areas has grown in popularity over the last 10 years. At Tinsley Surgical in Wilmington, North Carolina, surgeon Ellis A. Tinsley, MD, FACS, FSVS, continues to utilize minimally invasive techniques,