Tests and Procedures

    Cardiovascular

      Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair Podcast
      Detailed information on abdominal aortic aneurysm repair and endovascular aortic aneurysm repair, including the reasons and preparation for the procedures, risks of the procedures, how the procedures are performed, after care, an anatomical illustrations of the anatomy of the aorta, an infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm, types of aneurysms, and illustrations of abdominal aortic aneurysm open repair and endovascular repair

      Amputation Podcast
      Detailed information on amputation, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, risks of the procedure, how the procedure is performed, and after care.

      Angioplasty and Stent Placement for the Heart Podcast
      This procedure is done to open blocked coronary arteries caused by coronary artery disease and to restore blood flow to the heart tissue without open-heart surgery.

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    Gastroenterology

      Abdominal Angiogram Podcast
      Detailed information on abdominal angiogram, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, and after care.

      Abdominal Ultrasound Podcast
      An abdominal ultrasound is a simple and safe imaging test to look at the belly (abdomen).

      Appendectomy Podcast
      Detailed information on appendectomy, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, anatomical illustration of the digestive system, and an illustration of laparoscopic appendectomy.

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    Gynecology

      Amniocentesis Podcast
      Amniocentesis is a procedure used to obtain a small sample of the amniotic fluid that surrounds the fetus during pregnancy.

      Breast Biopsy Podcast
      Detailed information on breast biopsy, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, and after care.

      Breast Scan Podcast
      Detailed information on breast scan, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, and anatomical illustrations of the female breast

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    Neurology

      Cerebral Arteriogram Podcast
      A cerebral arteriogram is an X-ray image of the blood vessels of the brain. It can help diagnose a number of conditions, including aneurysms and thrombosis – a blood clot within a blood vessel.

      Computed Tomography (CT or CAT) Scan of the Spine Podcast
      In computed tomography, the X-ray beam moves in a circle around the body. This allows many different views of the spine. The X-ray information is sent to a computer that interprets the data and displays it in a two-dimensional form on a monitor.

      Craniotomy Podcast
      A craniotomy is the surgical removal of part of the bone from the skull to expose the brain. This procedure is done so that brain surgery or diagnostic tests can be performed.

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    Orthopedics

      Arthrography Podcast
      In arthrography, a series of X-rays is taken with the joint in various positions after contrast dye is placed in the joint. Find out more about this procedure and what you should do if your doctor orders this test.

      Arthroplasty Podcast
      Detailed information on arthroplasty, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, and an anatomical illustration of the anatomy of the knee, hip, and types of joints.

      Arthroscopy Podcast
      Orthopedic surgeons use arthroscopy to diagnose and treat joint problems. An arthroscope is a small, tube shaped instrument that is used to look inside a joint.

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    Pulmonary


    Urology

      24-Hour Urine Collection Podcast
      Detailed information on 24 hour urine collection, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, and anatomical illustrations of the kidney and urinary system.

      Cryotherapy for Prostate Conditions Podcast
      Detailed information on cryotherapy for prostate conditions, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, an anatomical illustration of the male reproductive tract, and an illustration of the procedure

      CT Scan of the Kidney Podcast
      A kidney CT scan is a diagnostic test that uses X-rays and a computer to make detailed images of the kidneys and surrounding area.

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