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Insertion of a finger into the male rectum to palpate the rectum & prostate Digital rectal exam DRE
blood test to screen for prostate cancer PSA- Prostate Specific Antigen
X-ray of the urethra & prostate Urethrogram
study of semen including sperm count with observation of morphology & motility Semen analysis
Scan of the prostate made after introducing an untrasonic transducer into the rectum Endorectal sonogram of the prostate
Exam of the vagina & cervix using a specialized microscope Colposcopy
Endoscopic examine on the intrauterine cavity Hysteroscopy
Study of sells collected from the cervix to screen for cancer & other abnormalities Papanicolaou smear
X-ray of the fallopian tubes after injection of a contrast medium through the cervix Hysterosalpingogram
Low dose imaging of breast tissue Mammogram
Ultasound image of the uterus, tubes, overies made with transducer within the vagina Endovaginal(transvaginal) sonogram
Transvaginal ultrasound made as sterile salene is injecdted into the uterus Sonohysterogram (saline infusion sonogram)
Ultrasound image of the lower abdomen including the bladder, uterus tubes & ovaries Transabdominal sonogram
Breaking down or severing of pelvic adhesions Adhesiolysis(adhesiotomy)
Removal of a cone shaped portrion of the cervix Cervical conization
Suture to repair the vagina Colporrhaphy
Dilation of the cervix & scraping of the endometrium Dilation & Curettage (D&C)
Surgical removal of the uterus Hysterectomy
Electrosurgical/radio waves transformed thru a divice to treat cervical lesions by stimulataneous excisional biopsy & treatment of affected tissue Loop electrosurgical excision prodedure (LEEP)
Excision of fibroid tumors Myomectomy
surgical excision an ovary Oophorectomy
Excision of an ovarian cyst Ovarian cystectomy
Surgical excision of uterine(fallopian) tube Salpingectomy
Incision into fallopian tube Salpingotomy
Creation of an openng in the fallopian tube to open a blockage Salpingostomy
Sterilization by cutting & tying the uterine tubes Tubal ligation
removal of the foreskin, exposing the glans penis Circumcision
Removal of an epididymis Epidiymectomy
removal of a testicle Orchiectomy
Fixation of an undescended testis in the scrotum Orchiopexy
Excision of the prostate gland Prostatectomy
Removal of a segment of the vas deferens to produce sterility Vasectomy
Restoration of the function of the vas deferens to regain fertility Vasovasotomy
Excision of a breast tumor without removing any other tissue Lumpectomy
Removal of the entire breast Mastectomy
Removal of the entire breast with underlying chest muscles & axillary lymph nodes Radical Mastectomy
Removal of the entire breast tissue & lymph nodes of the axilla Modified radical mastectomy
Surgical reconstruction of a breast Mammoplasty
Elevation of pendulous breast tissue Mastopexy
Use of hormones to replace a deficiency or to regulate production Hormone relplacement therapy (HRT)
Hormones used to prevent conception by supressing ovulation Contraceptives
Contraceptive devices inserted into the uterus that prevents inplantation Intrauterine Divice (IUD)
agents that kill sperm Spermicidals
reconstruction to enlarge the breast Augmentation
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