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Baker’s cyst - popliteal cyst of the knee

What is Baker’s Cyst and Definiton A fluid-filled sac, also called a popliteal cyst, that forms at the back of the knee. The cyst develops when there is a tear in the synovial capsule (the membranous structure containing the fluid that lubricates the JOINT) that allows synovial fluid to leak into the ears of

Living with cardiovascular disease

More than 70 million Americans-nearly 35 percent of the U.S. population-live with some form of diagnosed CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE (CVD). Many of them continue in the jobs and leisure activities they have always enjoyed, due in large part to advances in technology, surgery, and drugs that allow early diagnosis, prompt

Phlebotomy definition

What is Phlebotomy and Definition The clinical term for puncturing a VEIN with a sterile needle to withdraw BLOOD. Phlebotomy may be diagnostic, such as when drawing blood for diagnostic blood tests, or therapeutic, such as a treatment for HEMOCHROMATOSIS. Phlebotomy may be mildly uncomfortable, as the needle may

Phenotype - what is and definition

Phenotype - what is and definition

Phenotype - the outward presentation, or features, of an individual’s GENOTYPE (genetic composition). The phenotype is the construction and operation that results from implementation of the genotype, much as a house is the outcome of a building contractor’s implementation of an architect’s

Abdominal Distention - definition and causes - pain and pregnancy

Abdominal Distention - definition and causes - pain and pregnancy

Causes of Abdominal Distention and Definition Abdominal Distention - swelling of the abdomen, sometimes referred to as bloating. Doctors evaluate abdominal distention as a clinical indicator for a wide range of health conditions. The most common cause of transitory abdominal distention is excessive intestinal gas

Liver Hemodialysis - treatment for acute liver failure

Liver Hemodialysis - treatment for acute liver failure

Liver Hemodialysis is a treatment for acute LIVER FAILURE that employs extracorporeal (out-of-thebody) filtration of the BLOOD to remove the toxins the liver otherwise would metabolize. LIVER hemodialysis is currently of limited availability and remains largely an investigational treatment. Two procedures are in use,

VBAC - vaginal birth after cesarean section and risks

What is VBAC Vaginal birth after CESAREAN SECTION. In cesarean section, the obstetrician makes a surgical incision through the wall of the UTERUS to deliver the baby, then sutures (stitches) the incision closed. The SCAR that forms when the surgical wound heals is somewhat weaker than the surrounding MUSCLE of the