Common Termsof the DigestiveSystemBy Marcel Marsh
The Following Terms will bereviewed Colonoscopy Hematochezia Hernioplasty Lavage
Hematochezia   Is the passing of bright red    blood in the stool
HematocheziaThe cause is of hematochezia is usually due to blood in therectum or stool, cause by: Cancer Hemorrhoids Di...
Colonoscopy   Colonoscopy is the    examination of the Large    bowel and distal small    bowel by a flexible    fibersco...
Colonoscopy   A colonoscopy is used to    diagnose cancer of the    colonThe picture to the right shows the differentstag...
Hernioplasty Surgical   repair of a Hernia
Hernioplasty   Hernioplasty is    recommended for    inguinal Hernia’s.   An common condition in    which the small inte...
Lavage   Gastric Lavage, also    commonly called    stomach pumping or    gastric irrigation is the    process of cleanin...
Lavage   Gastric lavage involves the passage of a tube via the    mouth or nose down into the stomach   The indication f...
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Common terms of the digestive system chapter8

  1. 1. Common Termsof the DigestiveSystemBy Marcel Marsh
  2. 2. The Following Terms will bereviewed Colonoscopy Hematochezia Hernioplasty Lavage
  3. 3. Hematochezia Is the passing of bright red blood in the stool
  4. 4. HematocheziaThe cause is of hematochezia is usually due to blood in therectum or stool, cause by: Cancer Hemorrhoids Diverticulitis Infection of the intestines Ulcerative colitisHematochezia should be treated according to theunderlying condition
  5. 5. Colonoscopy Colonoscopy is the examination of the Large bowel and distal small bowel by a flexible fiberscope called a colonoscope. Polyps and small growths can be removed during this procedure
  6. 6. Colonoscopy A colonoscopy is used to diagnose cancer of the colonThe picture to the right shows the differentstages of growth of polyps in the tract ofthe colon.
  7. 7. Hernioplasty Surgical repair of a Hernia
  8. 8. Hernioplasty Hernioplasty is recommended for inguinal Hernia’s. An common condition in which the small intestine or intra-abdominal fat protrudes through the lower abdominal muscles
  9. 9. Lavage Gastric Lavage, also commonly called stomach pumping or gastric irrigation is the process of cleaning out the contents of the stomach
  10. 10. Lavage Gastric lavage involves the passage of a tube via the mouth or nose down into the stomach The indication for Lavage is for when a patient has ingested some dangerous substances
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