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Vitrectomy - eye surgery

Vitrectomy - eye surgery

Vitrectomy - an OPERATION to remove the vitreous humor from within the EYE as treatment for RETINAL DETACHMENT, vitreous HEMORRHAGE (bleeding into the vitreous humor), RETINOPATHY, and foreign body penetration. In vitrectomy, the ophthalmologist makes three tiny incisions in the sclera (white portion) of the eye for

Open Heart Surgery - procedure and recovery

Open Heart Surgery - procedure and recovery

What is Open Heart Surgery procedure Open Heart Surgery - any OPERATION in which the surgeon opens the chest to expose the HEART. Open heart surgery is the most common method for CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFT (CABG), valvuloplasty and heart valve replacement, reconstructive operations to correct congenital heart

Pancreatic Cancer - symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

Pancreatic Cancer - symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

Pancreatic Cancer - malignant growths of the PANCREAS. Pancreatic CANCER seldom shows symptoms until the cancer is well advanced or metastasized, making it among the most lethal cancers and the fourth leading cause of deaths from cancer in the United States. The one-year survival rate is about 24 percent. Symptoms of

Preeclampsia -what is, signs, symptoms and preeclampsia in pregnancy

What is Preeclampsia A complication of PREGNANCY in which a woman develops significant to severe HYPERTENSION (high BLOOD PRESSURE) and elevated protein in the URINE. Preeclampsia, sometimes called toxemia of pregnancy, is more common in a first pregnancy and in pregnant women who are under age 20 or over age 40 and

Somatic Cell - definition

Somatic Cell - definition

Somatic Cell - a cell that is not a GAMETE (sex cell). More than 99 percent of the body’s trillions of cells are somatic cells. Somatic cells are diploid; their nuclei contain the full complement of paired chromosomes and genetic material necessary to encode an organism. When somatic cells divide, their

Epididymitis - what is, causes, symptoms and treatment

Epididymitis - what is, causes, symptoms and treatment

What is Epididymitis and Causes INFLAMMATION of the EPIDIDYMIS, nearly always due to INFECTION. The epididymis is a tightly coiled tubule that begins at the base of the testicle and ends at the VAS DEFERENS. The epididymis incubates newly formed SPERM, bringing them to maturation as they migrate through its coils on

Semen - definition and analysis

What is Semen The fluid of a man’s EJACULATION. In a fertile man about 5 percent of the semen content is SPERM; in a man who has had a VASECTOMY semen does not contain sperm. The seminal vesicles and the PROSTATE GLAND produce the milky fluid of semen, which is primarily a water base that contains proteins,