OHSU Healthcare Topic Search: Gastrointestinal and General Surgery
Laparoscopy (tests & procedures)
Laparoscopy is a procedure that utilizes a laparoscope, a thin flexible tube containing a video camera to examine the organs of the abdominal cavity.
Glossary of terms relating to cancer
Glossary of terms relating to liver, biliary, and pancreatic disorders
Glossary of terms relating to men's health
Appendectomy (tests & procedures)
A person's appendix is sugically removed if they develop appendicitis - an inflammation of the appendix caused by infection.
Bone Densitometry (tests & procedures)
Bone densitometry is used primarily to diagnose osteoporosis and to determine fracture risk.
Cholecystectomy (tests & procedures)
A cholecystectomy is the surgical removal of the gallbladder and is performed if it develops gallstones, becomes inflamed or infected, or is cancerous.
Detailed information on appendicitis, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment
Glossary of terms relating to transplantation in children
Detailed information on aplastic anemia, including cause, symptom, diagnosis, and treatment
Detailed information on tracheoesophageal fistula and esophageal atresia, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment