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eMedTV Tests & Procedures A-Z
Cesarean Section - Diagnostic Laparoscopy
This page contains links to eMedTV Tests & Procedures containing information on subjects from Cesarean Section to Diagnostic Laparoscopy. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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- Cesarean Section
A cesarean section is a procedure to surgically remove a baby from the uterus. This eMedTV page explains the structures in the body that are involved with pregnancy, what happens during the surgery, and possible complications of this procedure.
A colonoscopy is used to look for early signs of cancer or the causes of changes in bowel habits. This eMedTV Web page further describes the procedure in detail, including how it is carried out and possible risks associated with it.
- What Is Colonoscopy Preparation?
Colonoscopy preparation begins several days before the procedure, when you start a liquid diet to empty your colon. This eMedTV article further explains the colonoscopy preparation process, including what to expect and what you can and cannot eat.
- CRP Test
As this eMedTV article explains, a CRP (C-reactive protein) test is a simple blood test that is used to show the presence of inflammation in the body. This segment talks about the possible use of a CRP test for heart disease.
- Cystic Fibrosis Sweat Test
The cystic fibrosis sweat test measures the amount of salt in your sweat. As this eMedTV article explains, it is the most useful test for making a diagnosis. This page discusses the sweat test in detail and includes a link to other information.
A cystoscopy allows your doctor to see the inside of your bladder and urethra. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this procedure, which is used when a person experiences certain urinary problems.
- Diagnostic Laparoscopy
Several gynecological problems can be diagnosed (and sometimes treated) using diagnostic laparoscopy. This eMedTV page gives an overview of the procedure, including how it is performed and what you should know about complications.