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  • 1. Defining Terms Azalyn Hickman Presentation 8GMedical Terminology 120
  • 2. COLONOSCOPYA visual exam of the colon
  • 3. COLONOSCOPY• Mostly an examination of the large bowl and part of the small intestine• Mostly used to detect colon cancer
  • 4. Here is the procedureHere is the address if the video does not work http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6kg5wZQfADQ
  • 5. HEMATOCHEZIA• Passage of fresh blood through anus• Hematochezia is commonly associated with lower gastrointestinal bleeding, but may also occur from a brisk upper GI bleed
  • 6. HEMATOCHEZIA• Can be a symptom of colon cancer• Infection of the intestines (such as bacterial enterocolitis)• Inflammatory bowel disease• recent trauma• Large polyps• the presence of a foreign object• a lack of proper blood flow to the intestines (bowel ischemia)
  • 7. Here is the video address: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R5A0NwssJe0
  • 8. HERNIOPLASTY• Surgical procedure to correct a hernia• Hernia- hole or rupture in the abdomen
  • 9. • For open hernia repair surgery, a single long incision is made in the groin• Surgical repair is recommended for inguinal hernias that are causing pain or other symptoms and for hernias that are incarcerated
  • 10. ANASTOMOSIS• is the reconnection of two streams that previously branched out, such as blood vessels or leaf veins• Anastomosis is the connection of two structures. It refers to connections between blood vessels or between other tubular structures such as loops of intestine.
  • 11. • when part of an intestine is surgically removed, the two remaining ends are sewn or stapled together (anastomosed), and the procedure is referred to as an intestinal anastomosis.

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