Gastroenterology

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  1. Abdominal Angiogram

    Detailed information on abdominal angiogram, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, and after care

  2. Abdominal Ultrasound

    Detailed information on abdominal ultrasound, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, and after care

  3. Abdominal X-rays

    Detailed information on abdominal x-rays, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, and after care

  4. Appendectomy

    Detailed information on appendectomy, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, anatomical illustration of the digestive system, and an illustration of laparoscopic appendectomy

  5. Barium Enema

    A barium enema is used to highlight damage or abnormalities in the colon and rectum by creating greater areas of contrast in x-ray film.

  6. Barium Swallow

    During this procedure, a mixture of barium and water is swallowed just before an x-ray. The barium is used to highlight damage or abnormalities in the upper gastrointestinal tract, including the pharnyx, esophagus, stomach, and duodenum.

  7. BPD/DS Weight-Loss Surgery

    BPD/DS is a complex weight-loss surgery that may be recommended for people who are extremely obese and have failed to lose weight through other treatments.

  8. Cecostomy

    Cecostomy is a fairly new surgical procedure that is used to clear the bowels of fecal matter. It’s typically used for children with fecal incontinence related to severe disorders.

  9. Cholecystectomy

    Detailed information on cholecystectomy, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, anatomical illustration of the digestive system, and an illustration of laparoscopic cholecystectomy

  10. Colectomy
  11. Colonoscopy

    Detailed information on colonoscopy, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, an anatomical illustration of the digestive system, and illustrations of colonoscopy and biopsy through colonoscopy

  12. Colostomy

    A colostomy is an operation that creates an opening for the colon, or large intestine, through the abdomen. A colostomy may be temporary or permanent. It is usually performed after bowel surgery or injury.

  13. Computed Tomography (CT or CAT) Scan of the Abdomen

    Detailed information on computed tomography (CT or CAT scan) of the abdomen, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, and after care

  14. Computed Tomography (CT or CAT) Scan of the Liver and Biliary Tract

    CT/CAT scans are more detailed than standard x-rays and are often used to assess the liver, gallbladder and bile ducts for for injuries, abnormalities, or disease.

  15. Computed Tomography (CT or CAT) Scan of the Pancreas

    Detailed information on computed tomography (CT or CAT scan) of the pancreas, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, and an anatomical illustration of the pancreas

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