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  • Pregnancy: Should I Have an Early Fetal Ultrasound? Decision Point Guides you through the decision to have an early fetal ultrasound. Explains when ultrasound is usually done during pregnancy and why. Lists risks and benefits. Includes interactive tool to help you decide.
  • Prostate Biopsy Medical Test A prostate gland biopsy is a test to remove small samples of prostate tissue to be examined under a microscope.
  • Sonohysterogram Medical Test A sonohysterogram uses ultrasound to look at the inside of your uterus. A salt (saline) solution is put in the uterus for a clearer image.
  • Breast Biopsy Medical Test A breast biopsy removes a sample of breast tissue that is looked at under a microscope to check for breast cancer. A breast biopsy is usually done to check a lump found during a breast examination or a suspicious area found on...
  • Birth Defects Testing Birth defects tests are done during pregnancy to look for possible problems with the baby (fetus). Birth defects develop when something is wrong with genes or chromosomes, an organ, or body chemistry. A birth defect may have...
  • Biophysical Profile (BPP) Medical Test Discusses biophysical profile (BPP) or fetal biophysical profile (FBP), tests that measure a baby's health during pregnancy. Covers nonstress test with electronic fetal heart rate monitoring and fetal ultrasound. Discusses what results mean.
  • Tests for Erection Problems Medical Test Tests for erection problems can help find a cause for a man's problem in having or maintaining an erection (erectile dysfunction, or impotence). Erectile dysfunction is a common male problem. Most erection problems are caused by a ...
  • Echocardiogram Medical Test An echocardiogram (also called an echo) is a type of ultrasound test that uses high-pitched sound waves that are sent through a device called a transducer. The device picks up echoes of the sound waves as they bounce off the different...
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Abdominal aortic aneurysms can be found during an ultrasound screening test. Screening tests help your doctor look for a certain disease or condition before any symptoms appear.
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Should I Get a Screening Test? Decision Point Guides through decision to have screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm. Includes pros such as finding aneurysms so that they can be treated. Also explains the possible harm that could come if the test leads to risky surgery. Includes interactive tool to help you decide.
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