Abdomen

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  • Appendectomy Case Studies

    the stomach and radiates to the groin. He also c/o nausea and using the restroom very often. He feels, he is febrile as he was sweating. Onset: This morning 5 a.m. Location/Radiation: Which side of your back hurts? Where is the pain located on the abdomen? Which side of the groin the pain radiates? Duration: How long has this gone on? Is the pain continuous or comes and goes? Are you nauseous always? Do you have any vomiting? Characteristics: Do the pain change with any specific activities?…

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  • Situs Inversus Case Study Essay

    BLUNT TRAUMA ABDOMEN IN A CASE OF SITUS INVERSUS TOTALIS: A CASE REPORT Abstract Situs inversus totalis is a rare congenital anomaly in which position of the heart and all abdominal viscera is reversed. Situs abnormalities usually go unnoticed but may be recognized by radiography or ultrasonography as an incidental finding or during evaluation for congenital heart diseases. It is a rare condition with incidence of 1 in every 8,000 to 25000 births. We present a case of blunt trauma abdomen in a…

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  • Informative Essay On Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

    Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is surgery to remove the gallbladder. The gallbladder is located in the upper right part of the abdomen, behind the liver. It is a storage sac for bile produced in the liver. Bile aids in the digestion and absorption of fats. Cholecystectomy is often done for inflammation of the gallbladder (cholecystitis). This condition is usually caused by a buildup of gallstones (cholelithiasis) in the gallbladder. Gallstones can block the flow of…

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  • Colostomy Case Study

    Colostomy, Adult A colostomy is a surgical procedure in which part of the colon is attached to the front of the abdomen (abdominal wall). The colon is the last part of the digestive tract. It is where water is absorbed from digested food to form stool (feces). A colostomy is done to redirect stool through an opening (stoma) in the abdominal wall. You may need this surgery if you have a medical condition that prevents stool from leaving your body through the usual opening (rectum). A bag will…

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  • Cycladic Figurines

    from Upper Paleolithic time shows designs to show emphasis on the size of the body. It shows no facial features, arms or feet. The design in the abdomen area shows emphasis of fertility. The Cycladic Figurine which was from the Neolithic time shows the detail in the feet and hands. The face only shows the nose which is enlarged and the breasts and abdomen area shows fertility too. The Venus Figurines of the European Paleolithic era gets the term in which was given to a collection of prehistoric…

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  • Umbilical Hernia Research Paper

    Umbilical Hernia, Adult A hernia is a bulge of tissue that pushes through an opening between muscles. An umbilical hernia happens in the abdomen, near the bellybutton (umbilicus), and may contain tissues from the small intestine, large intestine, or fatty tissue covering the intestines (omentum). Umbilical hernias in adults tend to get worse over time, and require surgical treatment. There are several types of umbilical hernia. You may have: • A hernia located just above or below the…

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  • Analysis Of Torso Of Dionyso

    v-shaped lines at the intersection of the abdomen and the beginning of the thigh, marking a clear division of the torso and pelvis. The appearance of v-shaped lines is present whenever a man has low body fat and muscular definition, and those of the sculpture are deeply accentuated. There is an athletic appearance to the torso; however, its athleticism is depicted as toned as opposed to bulky. For instance, while there is some muscular definition in the figure’s abdomen, there is not a…

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  • Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication Case Study

    will be used to give you fluids and medicines during the procedure. • You will be given a medicine that makes you go to sleep (general anesthetic). • Your abdomen will be cleaned with a germ-killing solution (antiseptic). • The surgeon will make a small incision in your abdomen and place a tube through the incision. • Your abdomen will be filled with a gas to help the surgeon see your organs more easily and to make more space to work. • The surgeon will insert the laparoscope…

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  • Signs And Symptoms Of Pancreatic Cancer

    Pancreatic Cancer Pancreatic cancer is an abnormal growth of cells (tumor) in the pancreas that is cancerous (malignant). The pancreas is a gland located in the abdomen, between the stomach and the spine. The pancreas makes hormones that help the body use and store energy that comes from food. The pancreas also makes pancreatic juices that help digest food. Pancreatic cancer can spread (metastasize) to other parts of the body. The abdominal lymph nodes are the first place that may be affected…

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  • Crohn's Disease: A Case Study

    The occurrence of inflammatory throughout the digestive tract is the general outcome of Crohn’s disease. The disease mainly aggresses towards the small and large intestine, but it could also impact other parts of the digestive tract as well. The small intestines are divided into three categories which are the ileum, jejunum, and duodenum. Crohn’s disease mainly impacts the ileum section where it swells up when irritated. The leading cause to Crohn’s disease is the process of being genetically…

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