MHCC MO114 - Chapter 2 Surgical Procedures

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  1. Craniotomy
    Removal of diseased or injured portion of the brain.
  2. Thoracotomy
    Open heart surgery, or removal of lung tissue.
  3. Diskectomy
    Relief of symptoms from a bulging intervertebral disk.
  4. Mediastinoscopy
    Inspection of lymph nodes in the region between the lungs.
  5. Tracheotomy
    Emergency effort to remove foreign material from windpipe.
  6. Laryngectomy
    Removal of a squamous cell carcinoma in the voice box.
  7. Arthroscopy
    Inspection and repair of torn cartilage of knee.
  8. Peritoneoscopy
    Inspection of abdominal organs and removal of diseased tissue.

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MHCC MO114 - Chapter 2 Surgical Procedures
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The Language of Medicine Chapter 2
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