CH:14 Part IV

  1. endoscopic biopsy
    removal of a specimen for biopsy during an endoscopic procedure
  2. excisional biopsy
    removal of entire lesion for examination
  3. incisional biopsy
    removal of a portion of a lesion for examination
  4. needle biopsy
    percutaneous removal of a core specimen of tissue using a  hollow needle
  5. stool culture and sensitivity (C & S)
    isolation of a stool specimen to identify disease-causing organisms
  6. stool occult blood study
    chemical test of a stool specimen to detecy the presense of blood
  7. bariatric surgery
    treatment of morbid obesity by surgery
  8. cheiloplasty
    repair of the lip
  9. glossectomy
    excision of the tongue
  10. glossorraphy
    suture of the tongue
  11. gastric resection
    removal/repair of the stomach
  12. abdominocentesis
    puncture of the abdomen for aspiration of fluid
  13. laparotomy
    incision into the abdomen
  14. laparoscopic surgery
    abdominal surgery using a laparoscope
  15. herniorraphy
    repair of hernia
  16. colostomy
    creation of an opening in the colon
  17. ileostomy
    creation of an opening on the abdomen to which the end of the ileum is attached
  18. incidental appendectomy
    removal of teh appendix during abdominal surgery for another procedure
  19. polypectomy
    excision of polyps
  20. anal fistulectomy
    excision of anal fistula
  21. hepatic lobectomy
    excision of a lobe of the liver
  22. cholecystectomy
    excision of the gallbladder
  23. laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    excision of the gallbladder through laparoscope
  24. cholelithotomy
    incision for the removal of gallstones
  25. choledocholithotomy
    incision of the common bile duct for extraction of gallstones
  26. cholelithotripsy
    crushing of gallstones
  27. gastric lavage
    oral insertion of a tube into the stomach for examination and treatment
  28. nasogastric intubation
    insertion of a tube through the nose into the stomach
  29. antacid
    drug that neutralizes stomach acid
  30. antiemetic
    drug that stops vomiting
  31. antispasmodic
    drug that decreases motility in the gastrointestinal tract- to stop diarrhea/spasm
  32. cathartic
    • drug that causes movement of the bowels
    • laxative
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CH:14 Part IV