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Canal that receives bile from the liver. It unites with the cystic duct to form the common bile duct.
hepatic duct
Trade name for povidone-iodine, a topical anti-infective
Betadine
A supine position on the operating taable, which is inclined at varying angles so that the pelvis is higher than the head with the knees flexed and legs hanging over the end of the table
Trendelenburg position
Lying on the back.
supine
Region over the pit of the stomach
epigastrum
Establishment of a new opening into the stomach
gastrostomy
Front of the body
anterior
Serous membrane reflected over the viscera and lining of the abdominal cavity
peritoneum
Carries blood from the lower part of the body
inferior vena cava
A continuous stitch placed in a circular manner either for inversion or closure
purse-string suture
Moving backward
retrograde
Localized abnormal dilatation of abdominal aorta.
abdominal aortic aneurysm
Excision of devitalized tissue and foreign matter from a wound
debridement
excoriated fungating
grew exuberantly like a fungus or spongy growth scratched or otherwise denuded by the skin by physical means
Division of the abdomen by a horizontal and a vertical line intersecting at the umbilicus.
upper quadrant
A wound or injury; a pathologic change in the tissues; one of the individual points or patches of a multifocal disease.
lesion
Relating to, or effected within an operation.
intraoperative
A salt solution
saline
Able to be felt or touched by hand/fingers.
palpable
Inspection of the interior of the lower esophagus, proximal stomach, and duodenum through an endoscope
esophagogastroduodenoscopy
cutting off/out.
resection.
An anticoagulant
heparin
Right coronary artery (initials)
RCA
Through the outer skin.
percutaneous
Of the nature of an ulcer of affected with one.
ulcerated
The first division of the small intestine
duodenum
First part of the small intestine connecting the pylorus of the stomach and extending to the jejunum
duodenum
Trade name for lidocaine hydrochloride
Xylocaine
Stagnation of normal flow of fluids, as of blood or urine
stasis
Relating to the physical aspects of the blood circulation
hemodynamic
Relating to or effected by means of fluoroscopy
fluoroscopic
Vessels relating to the ilium (one of the bones of each half of the pelvis)
iliac arteries
Use of ultrasound to produce an image or photograph of an organ or tissue.
sonography
Expanded
Dilated
Tied/bound off
ligated
Flat on the back.
supine
Devices used to maintain a bodily orifice or cavity during skin grafting, ... Slender thread, rod, or catheter, lying within the lumen of tubular structures, used to provide support during or after...
stents
Removed by suction, a gas or fluid from a body cavity
aspirated
High blood pressure.
hypertension
A long, fine, especially designed catheter, is passed into the lumen of a blood vessel and into the chambers of the heart.
cardiac catheterization
Farthest from the center.
distal
Relating to bile (yellowish brown or green fluid secreted by the liver)
biliary
A soft, flexible catheter that contains a baloon near its tip.
Swan-Ganz catheter
A stricture or narrowing of any canal or valve.
stenosis
A peritoneal fold encircling the greater part of the small intestine and connecting the intestines to the posterior abdominal wall.
mesentery
Placement of a tube for air into the larynx or trachea.
intubated
Pertaining to the peritoneum (serious membrane over the viscera and lining the abdominal cavity).
peritoneal
Relating to the physical aspects of blood circulation.
hemodynamically
vessels relating to the ilium
iliac veins
Milliequivalents per liter
mEq/L
crosswise
transverse
A solution used to inhibit blood coagulation.
heparin
Arrest/Stop bleeding
hemostasis
Surgically connected.
anastomosed
A new surgical connection between segments of an organ.
anastomosis
A natural communication between two blood vessels or other structures
anastomoses
A two- or four-winged tube with an expanded cup used for gastrotomy feeding.
Malecot catheter
The act of closing or the state of being closed
occlusion
Pathologic narrowing of the orifice of the mitral valve
mitral stenosis
excision of breast
mastectomy
Scaly, malignant cell
squamous cell carcinoma
Utilizing single criss-cross stitches fixed by tying ends together
interrupted figure-0f-eight sutures
Difficulty swallowing
dysphagia
Two external abdominal muscles, one on each side
rectus muscles
A stitch.
suture
Valve found between the left atrium and ventricle of the heart
mitral valve
Arrest/Stop Bleeding
hemostasis
Trade name for povidone-iodine, a topical anti-infective
Betadine
Attached to... as of two surfaces
adherent
Skullcap; cerebral cranium.
calvarium
Beneath the skin
subcutaneous
Any of a class of proteins; neutralizes anticoagulant action of heparin
protamine
production of anesthesia by administering gas inhaled via a tube passed through the trachea
general endotracheal
A fibrous membrane covering, supporting, and separating muscles
fascia
Arteriosclerotic heart disease
ASHD
Duct carrying bile to the duodenum
common bile duct
Relating to or affected by decreased blood flow
ischemic
Cardiovascular accident (stroke) (initials)
CVA
Opening connecting the peritoneal cavity to its lesser sac
foramen of Winslow
Duct of gallbladder
cystic duct
Near the middle line
paramedian
The ultrasonic record obtained by echocardiography
echocardiogram
Pertaining to the side and undersurface of the organ or substructure
inferolateral
Excreted urine
diuresed
Below the kidney.
infrarenal
lower than, below
inferior
higher than, above.
superior
Flat on the back.
supine
Operating room
OR
Connective tissue that lines the abdominal cavity and most of the viscera contained therein.
peritoneum
Radiography of vessels after injection of a radiopaque material
angiography
A cardioplegic cannula
Buckberg-Shiley
A thin tube is introduced into a vein or artery and is guided into the heart for purposes of detecting pressures and patterns of blood flow
cardiac catheterization
pertaining to the side
lateral
Fibrous bands holding parts together that are normally separated
adhesions
breast muscles
pectoralis muscles
Relating to or associated with a saphenous vein; denoting a number of structures in the leg
saphenous
arrest/stop bleeding
hemostasis
A thin, flexible, flow-directed tube using a baloon to carry it through the heart to a pulmonary artery.
intubated
Pertaining to the middle
medial
An inserted cannula
cannulated
Fabricated substitute for a diseased or missing part of the body.
prosthesis
Fibrous membranes covering, supporting, and separating the pectoralis muscles.
pectoralis fascia
Ventral, abdominal fascia
anterior fascia
occiput
The back of the head.
Cut across a long axis, a cross section.
transected
A salt solution.
saline
relating to death of a portion of a tissue
necrotic
The removal of foreign material and dead or damaged tissue.
debridement
Tubes which can be inserted into a cavity, by means of a trocar filling its lumen
cannulae
pertaining to the side
lateral
a bedsore
decubitus
relating to the sacrum
sacral
A fibrous membrane covering, supporting, and separating muscles toward the back of the body.
posterior fascia
Fibrous membranes covering supporting rectus abdominal muscles
rectus fascia
Brought close together, closed
approximated
Surgical removal of a part or all of the stomach
gastrectomy
Severe itching
pruritus
Yellowness of skin, whites of eyes, mucous membranes, and body fluids
jaundice
A tubular instrument
catheter
Pertaining to the mediastinum
mediastinal
Two largest veins in the body
vena cavae
Pertaining to subepidermic; beneath the outer skin
subcuticular
Relating to both the atria and the ventricles of the heart
atrioventricular
Surgical incision of the common bile duct with radiographic examination of the common bile duct
choledochotomy with T-tube cholangiogram
A tube which can be inserted into a cavity, usually by means of a trocar filling its lumen
cannula
Surgical removal of gallbladder
cholecystectomy
Drains blood from the upper portion of the body
superior vena cava
Beneath the ribs
subcostal
A solution for cleansing wounds.
Dakin's solution
Paralysis of the heart; an elective stopping of cardiac acivity temporarily by injection of chemicals, selective hypothermia, or electrical stimuli
cardioplegia
Brought close together
approximated
A synthetic suture material (two different ones)
prolene and dexon
Moving forward
antegrade
Moving backward
retrograde
Quilted stitches; utilizing a double stitch that forms a loop about the tissue on both sides of a wound
mattress sutures
Closed or brought together
occluded
Away from the beginning of a structure
distal
A technique used to define the size and shape of various veins and arteries of organs and tissues
angiogram
A synthetic suture material (two different ones)
dexon and prolene
A clot in the cardiovascular system formed during life from constituents of blood
thrombus