Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine by Laurie J. Fundukian (Project Editor)

By Laurie J. Fundukian (Project Editor)

The up-to-date variation of this authoritative, entire, in-depth clinical advisor beneficial properties info on greater than 1,700 clinical issues in language obtainable to grownup laypersons. Disease/disorder articles regularly hide definition description explanations and indicators analysis remedies prevention and extra. Test/treatment articles mostly conceal definition reasons precautions training dangers basic and irregular effects and lots more and plenty extra. Biographical and historic sidebars look in the course of the textual content. This variation comprises new entries, up-to-date entries, nearly 650 colour photographs and illustrations, and a complete topic index.

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C) 2011 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved. Abdominal ultrasound distinguished from benign fluid-filled cysts and abscesses. Masses and malformations in any organ or part of the abdomen can be found.  Liver disease. The types and underlying causes of liver disease are numerous, though jaundice tends to be a general symptom. Ultrasound can differentiate between many of the types and causes of liver malfunction, and is particularly good at identifying obstruction of the bile ducts and cirrhosis, which is characterized by abnormal fibrous growths and reduced blood flow.

C) 2011 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved. Abdominal ultrasound distinguished from benign fluid-filled cysts and abscesses. Masses and malformations in any organ or part of the abdomen can be found.  Liver disease. The types and underlying causes of liver disease are numerous, though jaundice tends to be a general symptom. Ultrasound can differentiate between many of the types and causes of liver malfunction, and is particularly good at identifying obstruction of the bile ducts and cirrhosis, which is characterized by abnormal fibrous growths and reduced blood flow.

In addition, IDX may offer a lower cost and shorter procedure time. Regardless of any perceived advantages, the procedure is illegal in the United States. Even before the procedure became illegal, it was performed only rarely. KEY T ER MS Cervix—The narrow outer end of the uterus that separates the uterus from the vaginal canal. Footling breech—A position of the fetus while in the uterus where the feet of the fetus are nearest the cervix and will be the first part of the fetus to exit the uterus, with the head of the fetus being the last part to exit the uterus.

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