Procedures Performed On Digestive System

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Procedures Performed On Digestive System

  1. 1. Procedures performed on Digestive System Chapter 8 Cassandra Shaffar
  2. 2. Colonoscopy • A procedure done to view the inside of the colon and rectum • Performed by a doctor using a colonoscope that injects carbon dioxide gas to aid in viewing. • Used to diagnose polyps and colorectal cancer • http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/col onoscopy/
  3. 3. Choledocholithotripsy Gall Stones • Procedure performed to crush gall stones in the central bile duct
  4. 4. Anastomosis • Creating a passageway or opening between two organs or vessels.
  5. 5. Lavage • A washing, especially of a hollow organ such as the stomach or lower bowel, with repeated injections of water • http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/lavage
  6. 6. Extraction • Most often performed to remove wisdom teeth.
  7. 7. Hernioplasty http://www.cjmed.net/upload/fckimg/200805191143235212.jpg • Surgical repair of hernia, with reconstruction of tissue. • http://medical- dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/hernioplasty
  8. 8. Bite-wing x-ray • A radiograph that shows the biting surfaces of the top and bottom teeth on one film so that the dentist can detect cavities in between the teeth • http://dentistry.about.com/od/glossary/g/Bitewing_gloss.htm

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