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Surgical Coding: Heed These Hernia Bundling Rules

23rd June 2010
Did you factor in a foreign body removal code by any chance? Question: During an open hernia repair for a reducible umbilical hernia, the surgeon detects a sizeable gallstone embedded in the omentum extending into the preperitoneal fat and he excises th... Read >
Author: Nancy

The 3 Critical Components of the Abdominal Exam

21st May 2010
Let's face it; most clinically important infections occur in the lungs or urine. 9 out of 10 infections are from wind or water. We have to be concerned with the abdomen and the cerebral spinal fluid as that 1 out of 10 cause for infection. Let's talk abou... Read >
Author: Carl Davidson

Ascites- What Is Ascites and How It treated

02nd February 2010
Ascites is the abnormal accumulation of fluid in the abdomen, around the intestines and other abdominal organs, contains varying quantities of cells, bacteria, proteins and other substances. What is it? The vast majority of cases of ascites seen in ... Read >
Author: herbalcure30

Tubal Ligation Procedure - Success Rate for Tubal Reversal

07th December 2009
How successful your tubal reversal will be depends upon the tubal ligation procedure you had. There are several different ways to create the tubal blockage that creates your infertility but only a few are really tubal ligation methods in the strictest sen... Read >
Author: Sandra Wilson

Ovarian Cancer Stages - What Do They Mean?

23rd July 2008
Ovarian Cancer is not as widely publicized as breast cancer, so many people are left searching online and through books for more information on symptoms, survival rates, warning signs, and stages. This article will break down the staging and explain what ... Read >
Author: Sara Daniels

Types of peritonitis

06th May 2007
There are three types of Peritonitis : 1) Spontaneus-this type of peritonitis is caused by a liver or kidney failure. 2) Secondary-is the inflammation of the peritoneum caused by another disease.The principal condition that causes secondary peritonitis ... Read >
Author: Keysha

About the ovarian cysts and the risk of cancer

20th April 2007
Ovarian cysts usually appear in younger women, on one ovary or on both ovaries, but they can appear after the menopause as well. It is known that most of the cysts are benign, and have a low risk to turn into cancer. Although in the past the solution was ... Read >
Author: groshan fabiola
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