The uterus is part of a woman’s reproductive system – it’s the organ that contains and protects a growing fetus during pregnancy. Fibroids are non-cancerous tumors that grow from the inner or outer wall of the uterus. They are quite common – as many as 20% of women over 30 will develop fibroids sometime during their lifetimes. PostCare™ Discharge Tasks
Female Cystoscopy is a simple procedure during which your doctor will insert a well-lubricated, instrument called a cystoscope through your urethra and into your bladder to try to determine the cause of a problem that you may be having. Any tissue that your doctor removes from your bladder will be sent immediately to a laboratory for analysis. PostCare™ Discharge Tasks
Biopsy is a general term which simply means “the removal of tissue for microscopic examination.” Your doctor intends to remove tissue from your body, not because you’re necessarily ill, but because biopsy is a very accurate method for analyzing unusual growths or other suspicious tissue. Because it provides such accurate diagnostic information, a biopsy is an important diagnostic tool in … Read More
A Male Cystoscopy procedure is a simple procedure during which your doctor will insert a well-lubricated, instrument called a male cystoscope through your urethra and into your bladder for a visual examination of the bladder. It also allows your doctor to remove small pieces of tissue for later examination and even to crush small bladder stones, should any be present.
Your doctor intends to remove tissue from the breast – using a hollow needle to sample a portion of a lump or thickening in the breast – not because you’re necessarily ill, but because breast biopsy is a very accurate method for analyzing breast tissue. Biopsy is a general term which simply means “the removal of tissue for microscopic examination.” … Read More
A hysterectomy is the removal of the uterus – the organ that holds and protects the fetus during pregnancy. A hysterectomy often involves the removal of other parts of the reproductive system, including the ovaries – where eggs are produced – the fallopian tubes which carry the eggs to the uterus and the cervix – or neck of the uterus. … Read More
Traditionally, a radical mastectomy called for the removal of the breast, surrounding tissue and even the chest muscle below. A modified radical mastectomy is a procedure in which the breast and surrounding tissue are removed, while leaving the chest muscle intact. In most cases, mastectomy is required in order to remove cancerous tissue from the body. The extent of tissue … Read More
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