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Orchiopexy surgery / procedure - risks and side effects

Orchiopexy surgery / procedure - risks and side effects

What is Orchiopexy procedure / surgery Orchiopexy is a surgical OPERATION to correct an undescended testicle (CRYPTORCHIDISM). Nearly always the operation takes place early in childhood, typically between ages six and 12 months. In many situations the operation is an outpatient procedure the surgeon can perform in an

Bullous Keratopathy

Bullous Keratopathy

Bullous Keratopathy - swelling (edema) and blistering of the CORNEA. Bullous keratopathy most commonly develops as a complication following CATARACT EXTRACTION AND LENS REPLACEMENT or other surgery on the EYE, though it also may develop as a consequence of chronic irritation such as might occur with DRY EYE

Defibrillation - cardiac arrest, therapeutic method

Defibrillation - cardiac arrest, therapeutic method

What is Defibrillation and Definition Defibrillationis a therapeutic method for delivering an electrical shock to the HEART to restore it to a functional rhythm. Defibrillation is an emergency treatment necessary to prevent death resulting from VENTRICULAR FIBRILLATION (rapid, discordant, and ineffective contractions

Fibroelastoma papillary - function of the aortic valve

Fibroelastoma papillary - function of the aortic valve

What is Fibroelastoma Fibroelastoma is a noncancerous, connective tissue tumor that arises from the ENDOCARDIUM, usually on or near a HEART valve. Also called cardiac papillary fibroelastoma, this rare tumor can become serious or life threatening when it interferes with the function of a heart valve. Fibroelastomas

Xanthoma definition

Xanthoma definition

Xanthoma is a fatty deposit that forms a benign (noncancerous) LESION beneath the SKIN, though also may occur in other tissues. Xanthomas develop in people who have chronic, untreated HYPERLIPIDEMIA (elevated BLOOD cholesterol and triglycerides levels). In their most common form, xanthomas appear as yellowish blebs

Albumin - what is, definition and levels - normal, low, high

Albumin - what is, definition and levels - normal, low, high

What is Albumin and Definition Albumin - the most abundant protein in PLASMA. Albumin transports various molecules through the BLOOD and helps sustain the blood’s oncotic pressure, keeping fluid from seeping into the tissues. Albumin molecules are larger than the molecules it transports, allowing those

Vesicoureteral Reflux - Grade, Symptoms and Treatment

What is Vesicoureteral Reflux A condition in which URINE backflows from the BLADDER into the ureters toward the KIDNEYS. Vesicoureteral reflux may result from congenital anomalies in the structure of the ureters, such as short ureters or ureters that enter the bladder wall in an unusual location or at an unusual