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Endoscopy procedure

Endoscopy procedure

Endoscopy - the collective term for minimally invasive procedures that allow the doctor to view internal organs and structures using a lighted, flexible scope inserted through a natural body opening or through a small incision. Endoscopy can be diagnostic or therapeutic. Most endoscopic procedures require preparation

Goodpasture’s syndrome - what is and definition

An autoimmune disorder in which the IMMUNE SYSTEM produces antibodies that attack the glomeruli in the KIDNEYS, impairing kidney function, and the alveoli in the LUNGS, causing bleeding into the lung tissue. In most people who develop Goodpasture’s syndrome the symptoms follow a viral INFECTION of the upper

Menopause and supplements treatment, symptoms

Menopause and supplements treatment, symptoms

What is Menopause Today’s women have much more possibilities how to prevent and treat the stage of climacteric – menopause. The classic medicine uses generally substitutive therapy. However, some women find natural therapy more relieving and effective to reduce hot flashes and abnormal perspiration. Women

Estrogens female hormones

Estrogens female hormones

A collective term for the “female” sex hormones, including prohormones (chemical precursors the body converts to hormones) and metabolites (byproducts of HORMONE METABOLISM). Estrogens are among the steroid hormones the body synthesizes from cholesterol. Estrogens derive from ANDROGENS (the

Gestational Diabetes - diet, symptoms, dignosis and treatment

Gestational Diabetes - diet, symptoms, dignosis and treatment

What is Gestational Diabetes Gestational Diabetes - The development of INSULIN RESISTANCE or type 2 DIABETES during PREGNANCY. Gestational diabetes develops between 24 and 28 weeks of pregnancy. Doctors believe the rising levels of hormones the PLACENTA produces at this point in pregnancy interfere with the ability

Cystoscopy - endoscopic procedure - what is, definition and application

Cystoscopy - endoscopic procedure - what is, definition and application

What is Cystoscopy procedure and Definition Cystoscopy - An endoscopic procedure for visualizing the interior of the BLADDER. The cystoscope is a narrow tube with a tiny light and camera on the tip. Cystoscopy requires no preparation or recovery time and takes place in an outpatient surgery setting under sterile

Complement cascade

The series of events that take place when an ANTIBODY binds with an ANTIGEN, activating the complements. Complements are proteins that participate in immune and inflammatory processes, acting primarily to kill antibody-marked cells. The biochemical interactions that take place with their activation ultimately lead to