digestive system chapter 10

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  1. flushing of the colon is called
    colonic irrigation
  2. irrigation or washing out of an organ such as the stomach or bowel is called
    lavage
  3. the connection between two vessels. The communication (union) itself is called
    anastomosis
  4. the verb that means to join the structures is called.
    anastomose
  5. surgical methods to treat hemorrhoids are:
    elastic band ligation or hemorrhoidectomy
  6. factors that contribute to prancreatitis:
    alcoholism, gallstones, trauma, tumors ,peritenitis, viral infections, drug toxicity
  7. surgical approaches treating extreme obesity:
    lap-band system, vertical banded gastro/plasty, or gastric bypass.
  8. removal of pancreatic stones:
    pancreatolithectomy
  9. liver degeneration [hepatic failure]
    ascites, defects in coagulation of blood, jaundice, neruologic symptoms, and hepatic and renal failure.
  10. chronic alcoholism = cirrhosis of the liver
    if alcohol is not avoided these things may occur:
    coma gastrointestinal hemorrhage and kidney failure
  11. These things can also lead to cirrhosis
    nutritional defficieancy, poison, toxic drugs, heart disease and prior biral hepatitis.
  12. inflammation of a bile vessel or duct
    cholangitis
  13. inflammation of the common bile duct
    choledochitis
  14. presence of gallstones in the gallbladder
    cholelithiasis
  15. acute inflammation of the gallbladder
    cholecystitis
  16. complications of cholecystitis resulting from the backup of bile through the biliary tract are called [2 things]
    cholangitis and pancreatitis

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