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Ch. 8 Clinical Tests

Clinical Tests and Procedures Female Reproductive System

Pap Test Microscopic esaminato of stained cells removed from the vagina and cervix
Pregnancy Test Blood or urine test to detect the presence of hCG
Hysterosalpingography (HSG) X-ray imaging of the uterus and fallopian tube 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 be burning
Colposcopy Visual examination of the vagina and cervix using a colposcope
Conization Removal of a cone-shaped section of the cervix
Cryosurgery Use of cold temperatures to destroy tissue
Culdocentesis Needle aspiration of fluid from the cut-de-sac
Dilation and Curettage Widening the cervix and scraping off the endometrial lining of the uterus
Exenteration Removal of internal organs within a cavity
Laparoscopy Visual examination of the abdominal cavity using an endoscope
Tubal ligation Blocking the fallopian tubes to prevent fertilization from occurring
Abortion Termination of pregnancy before the embryo or fetus can exist on the own
Amniocentesis Needle puncture of the amniotic sac to withdraw amniotic fluid for analysis
Cesarean section Surgical incision of the abdominal well and uterus to deliver a fetus
Chorionic Villus Sampling Sampling of placental tissues for prenatal diagnosis
Fetal Monitoring Continuous recording of the fetal heart rate and maternal uterine contractions to asses fetal status and the progress of labor
In vitro fertilization Egg and sperm cells are combined outside the body in a laboratory dials to facilitate fertilization
Pelvimetry Measurement of the dimensions of the maternal pelvis.
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