Chapter 17: Female Reproductive System; Obstetrical Diagnostic Tests and Procedures

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Chapter 17: Female Reproductive System; Obstetrical Diagnostic Tests and Procedures
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  1. chorionic villus sampling (CVS)
    sampling of placental tissue for microscopic and chemical examination to detect fetal abnormalities
  2. amniocentesis
    aspiration of a small amount of amniotic fluid for analysis of possible fetal abnormalities
  3. fetal monitoring
    use of an electronic device for simultaneous recording of fetal heart rate and uterine contractions
  4. pelvimetry
    obstetrical measurement of the pelvis to evaluate proper conditions for vaginal delivery
  5. pregnancy test
    test performed on urine or blood to detect the presence of human chorionic gonadotropin hormone that indicates pregnancy
  6. endovaginal sonogram
    ultrasound image of the uterus, tubes and ovaries made after introduction of an ultrasonic transducer within the vagina - useful in detecting pathology
  7. obstetrical sonogram
    ultrasound image of the pregnant uterus to determine fetal development
  8. cesarean section (C-section)
    surgical delivery of a baby by making an incision through the abdomen and into the uterus
  9. episiotomy
    incision of the perineum to facilitate delivery

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