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Ch8-Surgical Tests

The Language of Medicine-8th Edition

pap smear microscopic examination of stained cells removed from the vagina and cervix
pregnancy test blood or urine test to detect the presence of hCG
hysterosalpingography x-ray imaging of the uterus and fallopian tubes after injection of contrast material
mammography x-ray imaging of the breast
breast ultrasound imaging and breast MRI technologies using sound waves and magnetic waves to create images of breast tissue
pelvic ultrasonography recording images of sound waves as they bounce off organs in the pelvic region
aspiration withdrawal of fluid from a cavity or sac with an instrument using suction
cauterization destruction of tissue by burning
colopscopy visual examination of the vagina and cervix using a colposcope
conization removal of a cone-shaped section (cone biopsy) of the cervix
Created by: fergy