Posts Tagged ‘Pelvis’

Prostate biopsy

Written by Medicine and Health. Posted in Tests, procedures and surgery

(Transrectal Biopsy; Transurethral Biopsy; Transperineal Biopsy)

Prostate biopsy – Definition

A prostate biopsy is the removal of a small amount of tissue from the prostate gland. The tissue is examined to determine whether there is cancer.

Prostate Cancer

Oophorectomy

Written by Medicine and Health. Posted in Tests, procedures and surgery

(Ovariectomy; Salpingo-Oophorectomy; Bilateral Oophorectomy; Oophorectomy, Bilateral)

Oophorectomy – Definition

Oophorectomy is the removal of one or both ovaries. This may be combined with removing the fallopian tubes (salpingo-oophorectomy). Removal of the ovaries and/or fallopian tubes are often done as part of a complete or total hysterectomy.

Bladder augmentation – open surgery

Written by Medicine and Health. Posted in Tests, procedures and surgery

(Augmentation, Bladder — Open Surgery; Augmentation Cystoplasty — Open Surgery; Cystoplasty, Augmentation — Open Surgery)

Bladder augmentation – open surgery – Definition

This is surgery to increase bladder size.

Hip replacement

Written by Medicine and Health. Posted in Tests, procedures and surgery

(Hip Arthroplasty; Arthroplasty, Hip; Total Hip Replacement; Minimally Invasive Total Hip Replacement; Mini-incision Hip Replacement)

Hip replacement – Definition

A total hip replacement is a surgery to replace a diseased or injured hip joint. An artificial ball-and-socket joint is inserted to make a new hip. The artificial joint is called a prosthesis.