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Gastric Banding Surgery for Teens
Gastric Banding Surgery for Teens (Lap band surgery) Gastric banding is a form of bariatric surgery. It is used to trea...
Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Weight-Loss Surgery
Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Weight-Loss Surgery Procedure overview Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) is a type of weight-los...
BPD/DS Weight-Loss Surgery
BPD/DS Weight-Loss Surgery If you are extremely obese and have tried without success to get your weight under control, ...
Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding
Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding Procedure overview Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) is one of the...
MR Enterography
MR Enterography (Magnetic Resonance Enterography) Procedure overview Magnetic resonance enterography, or MR enterograph...
CT Enterography
CT Enterography (Computed tomography enterography) Procedure overview CT enterography is a diagnostic procedure that us...
Proctectomy
Proctectomy Proctectomy is a surgical operation to remove the rectum, often as a result of cancer. If you have been dia...
Colectomy
Colectomy (Hemicolectomy, partial colectomy, or segmental resection) Procedure overview A colectomy is a surgical proce...
Virtual Colonoscopy for Cancer Screening
Virtual Colonoscopy for Cancer Screening Virtual colonoscopy is a procedure that is done to look for small polyps or ot...
Gastric Bypass (Malabsorptive) Surgery Procedure
Gastric Bypass (Malabsorptive) Surgery Procedure (Types of bariatric surgical procedures which involve gastric bypass t...
Gastric Stapling (Restrictive) Surgery Procedure
Gastric Stapling (Restrictive) Surgery Procedure (Other terms that may be used include: Gastric Banding Surgery, Adjust...
Laparoscopy
Laparoscopy (Peritoneoscopy, Gynecologic Laparoscopy, Pelviscopy, Exploratory Laparoscopy) Procedure overview Laparosco...
Appendectomy
Appendectomy (Appendix Removal, Laparoscopic Appendectomy, Open Appendectomy) Procedure overview What is an appendectom...
Cholecystectomy
Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder Removal, Open Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy) Procedure overview What is a ...
Liver Transplantation Procedure
Liver Transplantation Procedure (Liver Transplant, Hepatic Transplant) Procedure overview What is a liver transplant? A...
Colostomy
Colostomy Procedure overview A colostomy is an operation that creates an opening for the colon, or large intestine, thr...
Esophagogastroduodenoscopy
Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD, Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Upper GI Endoscopy, Gastroscopy, Esophagoscopy) Proc...
Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy (Lower Endoscopy) Procedure overview Click Image to Enlarge What is a colonoscopy? Colonoscopy is a diagnos...
Sigmoidoscopy
Sigmoidoscopy (Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Proctoscopy, Anoscopy) Procedure overview What is a sigmoid...
Cecostomy
Cecostomy (Percutaneous Endoscopic Cecostomy, Laparoscopic Cecostomy Tube Placement, Antegrade Enema) Procedure overvie...
Pediatric Appendectomy
Pediatric Appendectomy (Removal of a Child's Appendix) Procedure overview A pediatric appendectomy is a surgery that's ...
Liver Biopsy
Liver Biopsy (Biopsy-Liver, Percutaneous Liver Biopsy) Procedure overview What is a liver biopsy? A liver biopsy is a p...
Pancreas Scan
Pancreas Scan (Pancreas Scintigraphy) Procedure overview What is a pancreas scan? A pancreas scan is a specialized radi...
Upper Gastrointestinal Series
Upper Gastrointestinal Series (UGI, Upper GI Series, GI Series, Upper Gastrointestinal Tract X-ray) Procedure overview ...
Barium Enema
Barium Enema (BE, Lower Gastrointestinal Series, Lower GI Series, Colon X-ray) Procedure Overview What is a barium enem...
Barium Swallow
Barium Swallow (Esophagography, Esophagogram) Procedure overview What is a barium swallow? A barium swallow is a radiog...
Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP, ERCP of the Biliary and Pancreatic Ducts) Procedure overview What...
Abdominal Angiogram
Abdominal Angiogram (Angiogram-Abdominal, Arteriogram-Abdominal, Celiac and Mesenteric Arteriography, Abdominal Arterio...
Gallbladder Scan
Gallbladder Scan (Cholescintigraphy, Liver-Biliary Scan, Hepatobiliary Iminodiacetic Acid [HIDA], Gallbladder Radionucl...
Liver Scan
Liver Scan (Liver-Spleen Scan, Liver Scintigraphy) Procedure overview What is a liver scan? A liver scan is a specializ...
Abdominal Ultrasound
Abdominal Ultrasound (Abdominal Ultrasonography, Abdominal Sonography, Abdominal Echography) Procedure overview An abdo...
Abdominal X-rays
Abdominal X-rays (Flat Plate of the Abdomen, Abdominal Radiography, KUB [Kidneys, Ureters, Bladder] X-ray) Procedure ov...
Computed Tomography (CT or CAT) Scan of the Abdomen
Computed Tomography (CT or CAT) Scan of the Abdomen (Abdominal CT Scan) Procedure overview Computed tomography (CT or C...
Computed Tomography (CT or CAT) Scan of the Pancreas
Computed Tomography (CT) Scan of the Pancreas (Pancreas CT Scan) Procedure overview What is a CT scan of the pancreas? ...
Computed Tomography (CT or CAT) Scan of the Liver and Biliary Tract
Computed Tomography (CT or CAT) Scan of the Liver and Biliary Tract (CT Scan of the Liver, Biliary Tract, Pancreas, Spl...