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X Ray For Abdomenal Disorders by Shilah C. Azib Posted Tue 03 Aug 2010 4:58pm The x rays photographs i.e. the radiographs and are used for the diagnosis of the problems in different regions of the body. Accordingly, they are also used for the diagnosis of the abdominal region. The X-ray for the abdominal disorders is abbreviated as the AXR or the KUB. By using the x-ray for abdominal disorders, the problems r ... Read on »
X-Clometer: Optimizing Portable Radiography by nih.gov Posted Thu 02 Jun 2011 8:00pm Description of Invention: The technology offered for licensing and commercial development relates to a method and apparatus that can significantly improve the diagnostic performance of portable chest (CXR) and abdominal x-rays. This device quantifies angulation of a patient to provide for a better comparison of day-to-day impr ... Read on »
Anatomic Problems of the Colon by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm The colon, or large intestine, is part of the digestive system, which is a series of organs from the mouth to the anus. When the shape of the colon or the way it connects to other organs is abnormal, digestive problems result. Some of these anatomic problems can occur during embryonic development of the fetus in the womb and are known as co ... Read on »
YOUR DOG SWALLOWED WHAT??? by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 10 Jan 2010 11:00pm Some of our dog-owning readers may have heard that question being asked by their veterinarian and/or their friends following an episode of unusual and unacceptable behavior by their family dog. That behavior is referred to as "pica," which really means that the dog is eating and swallowing substances that are not considered food. Pica frequently ... Read on »
CONSTIPATION by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm 3 Comments What is constipation? Constipation is defined as having a bowel movement fewer than three times per week. With constipation stools are usually hard, dry, small in size, and difficult to eliminate. Some people who are constipated find it painful to have a bowel movement and often experience straining, bloating, and the sensation of a full ... Read on »
Malpractice defense: Midgut Volvulus Following Gastric Bypass and Ventral Hernia Repairs by David W. Patient Expert Posted Tue 08 Mar 2011 5:48pm In addition to my consulting work and writing the Health Business Blog , I’m chairman of the board of Advanced Practice Strategies (APS), a medical risk management firm that provides litigation support for malpractice defense and an eLearning curriculum focused on enhancing patient safety. To learn more contact: Tim ... Read on »
CONSTIPATION, SLEEP PARTNERS, AND SCOTTISH DEERHOUNDS.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 20 Feb 2011 12:00am By now, Helpful Buckeye suspects that all of our pet-owning readers are aware of the numerous news reports about the "dangers" of allowing your pets to sleep in your bed with you.  The only reason we haven't included this discussion in Questions On Dogs and Cats is because Helpful Buckeye figured you all could draw your own conclusions about ... Read on »
FALSE PREGNANCY IN DOGS.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Mon 23 Nov 2009 10:02pm HAPPY THANKSGIVING.... from Helpful Buckeye and the support staff (Desperado) here at Questions On Dogs and Cats!!! When it comes down to expressing "Thanks" for any goodness we have experienced this year, we all have our personal sentiments. As the writer of Questions On Dogs and Cats, Helpful Buckeye is thankful for all of our ... Read on »
What Are Gallstones? by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm 1 Comment The gallbladder is a small pear-shaped organ located beneath the liver on the right side of the abdomen. The gallbladder's primary functions are to store and concentrate bile and secrete bile into the small intestine at the proper time to help digest food. The gallbladder is connected to the liver and the small intestine by a se ... Read on »
Hyperparathyroidism by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Primary hyperparathyroidism is a disorder of the parathyroid glands. Most people with this disorder have one or more enlarged, overactive parathyroid glands that secrete too much parathyroid hormone. In secondary hyperparathyroidism, a problem such as kidney failure makes the body resistant to the action of parathyroid hormone. This e-pub f ... Read on »