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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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Liposuction Liposuction removes fat from your body using suction. During liposuction, small, thin, blunt-tipped tubes (cannula) are inserted through tiny cuts in the skin. Fat is suctioned out through these tubes as the doctor moves the tubes...
  • Ovarian Cancer Discusses cause and symptoms of ovarian cancer. Covers diagnosis, including discovery during pelvic exam or ultrasound. Looks at treatment with chemotherapy or surgery, or both. Discusses chances of getting ovarian cancer.
  • Ovarian Cancer: Should I Have My Ovaries Removed to Prevent Ovarian Cancer? Decision Point Guides you through decision to have your ovaries removed (oophorectomy) to prevent ovarian cancer. Discusses risk of getting ovarian cancer. Covers benefits and risks of surgery. Covers early menopause. Includes interactive tool to help you decide.
  • 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 ...
  • Nuchal Translucency Screening Test Medical Test The nuchal (say "NEW-kuhl") translucency screening is a test done during pregnancy. It uses ultrasound to measure the thickness of the fluid buildup at the back of the developing baby's neck. If this area is thicker than normal, it can be an early...
  • 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.
  • Bone Mineral Density Medical Test A bone mineral density (BMD) test measures the density of minerals (such as calcium) in your bones using a special X-ray or computed tomography (CT) scan. This information is used to estimate the strength of your bones.
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