Procedures & Tests

Amylase test

amylase test
What is amylase test Amylase test measures the amount of amylase in your blood or urine. Amylase is an enzyme hydrolase or special protein, that
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laparoscopic appendectomy
What is an appendectomy An appendectomy also known as an appendicectomy, is an operation to remove the appendix, which is a small, tube-like part of the
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What is erythropoietin Erythropoietin (EPO) is a hormone produced primarily by the healthy kidneys and a small amount in your liver ((Souma T, Suzuki N,
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What is fundoplication surgery In a fundoplication is a surgery used to control problematic gastro-esophageal reflux or vomiting where the gastric fundus (upper part) of
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What is sclerotherapy Sclerotherapy involves injecting a solution of either salt water (hypertonic saline 20% NaCl) or a chemical solution (e.g. sodium tetradecyl sulphate or polidocanol)
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What is brachytherapy Brachytherapy is an internal radiation therapy or radiotherapy in which radioactive material sealed in needles, seeds, wires, or catheters is placed directly
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What is plasmapheresis Plasmapheresis is also called plasma exchange or apheresis, which involves being attached to a machine that removes blood from your vein to
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What is PRK PRK stands for photorefractive keratectomy, which is a laser vision correction surgery. PRK eye surgery uses a laser to treat vision problems caused
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Breast biopsy

breast biopsy
What is breast biopsy A breast biopsy is a procedure to remove a small amount of breast tissue for study under the microscope and laboratory
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What is abdominoplasty Abdominoplasty is an abdominal wall surgery, which is a procedure that improves the appearance of flabby, stretched-out abdominal (belly) muscles and skin.
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