ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ Procedure & Surgery Fact Sheets Health Library procedures & tests offers comprehensive, yet concise evidence-based information on a variety of screening, diagnostic, preventive, and treatment procedures. A AAA repair Abdominal CT scan Abdominal exploration Abdominal hysterectomy—laparoscopic Abdominal paracentesis Abdominal tap Abdominal x-ray Abdominal aortic aneurysm repair Abdominal bladder suspension Abdominal ultrasound Abdominoplasty Above-the-knee amputation Acoustic neuroma removal Adenoidectomy Adhesiolysis Adhesive capsulitis—arthroscopic surgery Adhesive capsulitis—closed manipulation Adrenalectomy Adrenalectomy—laparoscopic Adult CPR AICD Allergy testing Ambulatory cardiac monitoring Ambulatory electrocardiography Amniocentesis Amputation—general overview Amputation, below-the-knee Amputation, toe Amputation, above-the-knee Amputation, foot Anesthesia Anesthesia—general Anal sphincterotomy Anal wart surgery Aneurysmectomy Angiogram, coronary Angiography Angiography, MRI Angioplasty, coronary Ankle arthroplasty Ankle replacement Antegrade colonic enema procedure Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery Anterior medistinotomy Anthrax vaccine Aortic aneurysm repair Aortic valve replacement Aortoiliac and aortofemoral bypass graft surgery Appendectomy Appendectomy - laparoscopic Appendicostomy Arterial blood gases Arteriogram Arteriography Arthrocentesis Arthrodesis of foot and ankle Arthrodesis of the foot and ankle - laparoscopic Arthroscopy Aspiration, breast needle Atherectomy/angioplasty of noncoronary vessel Atrial septal defect repair in children—open heart surgery Atrial septal defect repair in children—transcatheter procedure Audiology Audiometry Audiometry, newborn Auditory brain stem response test Augmentation mammoplasty Augmentation cystoplasy—open surgery Augmentation, bladder—laparoscopic surgery Augmentation, bladder—open surgery Augmentation, cystoplasty—laparoscopic surgery Automatic cardioverter defibrillator implantation Automatic implantable cardioverter defibrillator Autopsy B Balloon angioplasty Bariatric surgery Roux-en-Y gastric bypass Vertical banded gastroplasty Bariatric surgery—laparoscopic roux en y gastroplasty Bariatric surgery—laparoscopic vertical banded gastroplasty Barium enema Barium meal Barium swallow Barium x-ray BCG vaccine Below-the-knee amputation Bilateral oophorectomy Bili lights Biliary tract radionuclide scan Biopsy Biopsy, bladder Biopsy, bone marrow Biopsy, breast needle Biopsy, breast open Biopsy, breast surgical Biopsy, endometrial Biopsy, fine needle Biopsy, kidney Biopsy, lung and pleural Biopsy, lymph node Biopsy, prostate Biopsy, endometrial Biopsy, MRI-guided breast Biopsy, stereotactic core needle Biopsy of liver BKA Bladder augmentation—laparoscopic surgery Bladder augmentation—open surgery Bladder biopsy Bladder removal Blepharoplasty Blood pressure measurement Blood transfusion Bloodless medicine Bloodless surgery BMT Body fat removal Bone graft Bone marrow biopsy Bone marrow transplant Bone mineral density testing Bone scan Bone scintigraphy Botox injection Botox injections—cosmetic Botulinum toxin injections—cosmetic Botulinum toxin type A Botulinum toxin type A—cosmetic Botulinum toxin type B—cosmetic Brachytherapy Breast augmentation Breast implant removal Breast lift Breast MRI Breast needle aspiration Breast needle biopsy Breast needle localization Breast open biopsy Breast reconstruction Breast reduction Breast surgery Breast surgical biopsy Breast x-ray Bronchoscopy Bunion removal Burch procedure Burn debridement Bursectomy C C-section CABG Cardiac catheterization Cardiac procedures, robot-assisted Cardiac stent Cardiac stress test Cardiac tumor resection and reconstruction Cardiopulmonary resuscitation for teens and adults Cardiopulmonary resuscitation for children age 1 to early teens Cardiopulmonary resuscitation for infants Cardioversion Carotid endarterectomy Carpal tunnel injection Carpal tunnel release CAT scan Cataract removal Catheter angiography Central DXA Central line inserted central catheter Cerebral shunt placement Cerebrospinal fluid analysis Cerebrospinal fluid tap Cerivcal mediastinal exploration Cervical cancer screening Cervical cerclage Cervical cone biopsy Cervical conization Cervical cryosurgery Cervical epidural injection Cervical mediastincoscopy Cervical stitch Cesarean section Chamberlain procedure Chelation therapy Chemical stress test Chemotherapy Chest radiography Chest x-ray Chickenpox vaccine Child circumcision Child CPR Childbirth, cesarean section Childbirth, vaginal Cholecystectomy Cholecystectomy - laparoscopic Cholescintigraphy Cholesterol testing Chordee repair Chorionic villi sampling--transabdominal Chorionic villi sampling--transcervical Chorionic villus sampling--transabdominal Chorionic villus sampling--transcervical Circumcision (newborn) Circumcision—child Classic whipple Cleft lip and cleft palate repair Closed joint aspiration CME CNB Coaptite injection Coarse-needle biopsy Cochlear implants Cognitive behavioral therapy Colectomy Colectomy —laparoscopic Collagen injection—wrinkle filler Colon polypectomy Colon removal Colon polyp removal Colon removal—laparoscopic Colonography Colonoscopy Colorectal resection Colostomy / Ileostomy Colostomy / Ileostomy—child Colposcopy Compartment release Compartment syndrome release Computed axial tomography Computed tomography Computed tomography angiography Computed tomography enterography Computed tomography scan Condyloma acuminata surgery Cone biopsy Conscious sedation Continuous positive airway pressure Cord blood transplantation Corneal transplant Coronary angiogram Coronary angiography Coronary angioplasty Coronary artery bypass graft Coronary artery stent Coronary arteriography Corrective jaw surgery Corticosteroid injection, spinal Corticosteroid joint injection Cortisone joint injection Cortisone shot Counseling Cox maze CPAP CPR for adults CPR for children CPR for infants Craniotomy Cryoablation CSF analysis CSF tap CT colonography CT scan CT scan, abdomen CT scan, head CTA CTE Cutting adhesions CVS—transabdominal CVS—transcervical Cystectomy Cystocele and rectocele repair Cystogram Cystography Cystolitholapaxy Cystoplasty, augmentation—laparoscopic surgery Cystoplasty, augmentation—open surgery Cystoscopy Cystostomy, suprapubic Cystourethroscopy D D & C Debridement Dental cap Dental crown Dental implants Dental veneers Dental veneers (acrylic) Dental veneers (ceramic) Dental veneers (porcelain) Dental veneers (resin-based composite) Dermabrasion DEXA Diabetic control index Diagnostic ultrasound of the abdomen Dialectic behavior therapy Dialysis Dilation and curettage Dilation, esophageal Diphtheria vaccine Direct vision internal urethrotomy Discectomy, intervertebral Discogram Discography Distal clavicle resection DIVU Doppler ultrasound DTap vaccine DTaP vaccine-diptheria DTaP vaccine-pertussis DTaP vaccine-tetanus Dual energy x-ray absorptiometry Ductogram DXA E Ear tubes surgery Early-onset germinal matrix hemorrhage EBCT ECG Echo Echocardiogram ECT EECP EEG EGMH EHL EKG Electrical stimulation Electrical stimulation therapy Electrocardiogram Electroconvulsive therapy Electroencephalogram Electrohydraulic lithotripsy Electromagnetic navigational bronchoscopy Electromyography Electron-beam computed tomography Electrophysiology study EMG Emotion-based psychotherapy Endarterectomy Endometrial ablation Endometrial biopsy Endoscopic band ligation Endoscopic internal urethrotomy Endoscopic parathyroidectomy Endoscopic sclerotherapy Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography Endoscopic ultrasonography Endovascular coiling Endovascular embolization Endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm Enhanced external counterpulsation Enteral feeding Enteroclysis Enterostomy Epidural blood patch Epidural corticosteroid injection Episiotomy ERCP Esophageal band ligation Esophageal dilation Esophageal varices injections Esophagectomy Essure sterilization ESWL EUS EVAR Excision biopsy, skin Excretory urography Exercise stress test Exercise tolerance test Exploratory laparotomy Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy Eye exam for retinopathy of prematurity Eye surgery, repair of detached retina Eye surgery, cataracts Eye surgery, glaucoma Eyelid surgery F Facelift Facet joint injection Fecal occult blood test Fasciotomy Fetal blood transfusion Femoral nerve block Femoropopliteal bypass FESS Fiberoptic joint examination Fibroid tumor removal Fibroid tumor removal—laparoscopic Fine-needle aspiration Fine needle biopsy Flat plate of the abdomen Flexible sigmoidoscopy Flu vaccine FNA FOBT Foot amputation Fracture reduction Fracture reduction—closed Frozen shoulder—closed manipulation Functional endoscopic sinus surgery Fundoplication Fundoplication—endoscopic surgery Fundoplication—laparoscopic surgery G Galactogram Gallbladder removal—laparscopic Gallbladder scan Gastrectomy Gastric bypass surgery Gastroschisis repair—child Gastrostomy General anesthesia GH testing Glaucoma surgery Glossectomy Glycosylated hemoglobin test Growth hormone testing Guided tissue regeneration H Haemophilus influenzae type B vaccine Hallux valgus repair Hammertoe correction HbA1c HBO2 HBOT Head CT scan Head-up tilt table test (HUT) Hearing assessment, newborn Hearing screening, newborn Hearing test Hearing test, newborn Heart-lung transplant Heart assist system implantation Heart ultrasound Heart valve repair Heart transplant Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation Hemiglossectomy Hemorrhoid banding Hemorrhoid ligation Hemorrhoid removal Hemorrhoidectomy Hep A vaccine Hep B vaccine Hepatic resection Hepatitis A vaccine Hepatitis B vaccine Hepatobiliary imaging Hepatobiliary iminodiacetic acid scan Hepatobiliary scintigraphy Hernia repair Herniorrhaphy Herpes zostervaccine Hib vaccine HIDA [a technetium-99m disopropyl analogue] scan HIDA scan Hip arthroplasty Hip osteotomy Hip replacement Holter monitoring HPV vaccine HPV testing Human papillomavirus vaccine Human papillomavirus testing Hyaluronic acid injection Hydrocele repair Hydrocelectomy Hyperbaric medicine Hyperbaric oxygen therapy Hyperbaric oxygenation Hyperbarics Hypospadias repair Hysterectomy Hysterectomy - laparoscopic Hysterosalpingography Hysteroscopic sterilization Hysteroscopy I IABP ICD IVC filter placement IVC filter removal Ileum surgery IM injection Imaging, magnetic resonance Immunoglobin therapy Implantable cardioverter defibrillators IMRT In vitro fertilization Incision and drainage of a skin abscess Incision, perineum Individual therapy Infant CPR Infection debridement Inferior vena cava filter placement Inferior vena cava filter removal Influenza Vaccine Ingrown toenail removal Injectable filler Injection, coaptite Injection, hyaluronic acid Injection, IM Injection, intramuscular Injection, trigger point Insertion, intrauterine device Insertion, IUD Insertion of umbilical catheter Intensity modulated radiation therapy Intervertebral discectomy Intestinal atresia repair—child Intra-aortic balloon pump Intracorporeal lithotripsy Intramuscular injection Intraocular pressure measurement Intraperitoneal transfusion Intrathecal pain pump insertion Intrauterine device insertion Intrauterine device insertion (copper intrauterine device insertion) Intrauterine device insertion (copper IUD insertion) Intrauterine device insertion (hormone-releasing intrauterine device insertion) Intrauterine device insertion (Hormone-releasing IUD insertion) Intrauterine device insertion (insertion, copper intrauterine device) Intrauterine device insertion (insertion, copper IUD) Intrauterine device insertion (insertion, hormone-releasing intrauterine device) Intrauterine device insertion (insertion, hormone-releasing IUD) Intrauterine device removal Intrauterine device removal ( removal, hormone-releasing IUD) Intrauterine device removal (copper intrauterine device removal) Intrauterine device removal (copper IUD removal) Intrauterine device removal (hormone-releasing intrauterine device removal Intrauterine device removal (hormone-releasing intrauterine device removal) Intrauterine device removal (hormone-releasing IUD removal Intrauterine device removal (hormone-releasing IUD removal) Intrauterine device removal (removal hormone-releasing intrauterine device) Intrauterine device removal (removal, copper intrauterine device) Intrauterine device removal (removal, copper IUD) Intrauterine device removal (removal, hormone-releasing intrauterine device) Intrauterine device removal (removal, hormone-releasing IUD) Intrauterine Transfusion Intravenous Immunoglobulin Intravenous pyelogram Intravenous urography Intubation and mechanical ventilation Ionizing radiation Ionizing radiation—external IOP measurement IPT IPV IUD insertion IUD removal IUT IVF IVH IVP IVU J Jackson-Pratt drain Japanese encephalitis, vaccine Joint injection Joint resurfacing JP Drain K Keratoplasty Kidney biopsy Kidney removal Kidney ultrasound Kidney dialysis Kidney transplant Kidneys, ureter, bladder Knee arthrodesis with internal fixation Knee arthroplasty Knee osteotomy Knee replacement KUB Kyphoplasty L Labiaplasty Labor and delivery Laceration repair Lamina removal Laminectomy Laminotomy Lap chole Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band Laparoscopic mini-gastric bypass Laparoscopic procedures, robot-assisted Laparoscopic ureteral reimplantation Laparoscopic ureterectomy with reimplantation Laparoscopic ureterolithotomy Laparoscopy Laparotomy, exploratory LapBand Laryngectomy Laryngoscopy Laser lithotripsy LASIK Lateral internal sphincterotomy Lay rescuer CPR for teens and adults Lay rescuer CPR for children age 1 to early teens Lay rescuer CPR for infants LEEP Left atrial appendage occlusion Leg artery bypass surgery Leg lengthening Lipid testing Lipocontouring Lipoplasty Liposuction LIS Liver biopsy Liver transplant Liver resection LLEC—large loop excision of the cervix LLETZ—large loop excision of the transformation zone Localization, breast needle Loop cone biopsy of the cervix Loop electrosurgical excision procedure Lower GI endoscopy Lower GI series Lower leg venography Lumbar puncture Lumpectomy Lung and pleural biopsy Lung surgery Lung transplant Lymph node biopsy Lysis of adhesions M MAC Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography Magnetic resonance imaging Magnetic resonance imaging of the breast Magnetic resonance angiography Malone procedure Mammogram Mammography Mammoplasty, augmentation Mandibular osteotomy Marshall-Marchetti-Krantz procedure Mastopexy Breast lift Maxillary osteotomy Maxillofacial surgery Maze procedure—open surgery MCV4 vaccine Measles vaccine Medial branch block Mediastinal tumor resection Medicine, bloodless Medistinoscopy Medistinotomy Melanoma removal Meningococcal vaccine Meniscectomy Meniscus removal Microcompression spine surgery Microdiscectomy Microvascular clipping Microvascular occlusion Middle ear repair Mini gastric bypass Mini-incision hip replacement Mini-maze procedure—minimally invasive surgery Minimally invasive repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm Minimally invasive total hip replacement Mitral valve replacement MMR vaccine-measles Moderate sedation Mohs micrographic surgery Monitored anesthesia care Monoclonal antibody scan Morton neuroma removal MRCP MRI MRI angiography MRI-guided breast biopsy MRI scan Myelogram Myelography for detecting a herniated disc Myocardial perfusion imaging Myomectomy Myomectomy—laparoscopic Myringotomy N Navigational bronchoscopy Neck dissection Needle biopsy, lung and pleura Needle biopsy, thyroid Nephrectomy Nephrostomy Nerve conduction study Neurolemmoma Newborn audiometry Newborn circumcision Newborn hearing assessment Newborn hearing screening Newborn hearing test Nonsurgical revascularization of noncoronary vessel Nuclear stress test O Omphalocele repair—child Oophorectomy Oophorectomy, bilateral Open reduction and internal fixation surgery Open ureteral reimplantation Open ureterectomy with reimplantation Open ureterolithotomy Orchidopexy—laparoscopic Orchidopexy—open surgery Orchiectomy Orchiopexy—laparoscopic Orchiopexy—open surgery ORIF Orthognathic surgery Osteotomy, hip Osteotomy, knee Otoacoustic emissions test Outfracture of turbinates Ovarian cyst removal Ovarian cyst removal—laparoscopic Ovariectomy Overnight sleep study Oxygen therapy P Pacemaker insertion Pain pump insertion Pancreatectomy Pancreatectomy (central pancreatectomy) Pancreatectomy (distal pancreatectomy) Pancreatectomy (total pancreatectomy) Pancreatic islet cell transplantation Pancreaticoduodenectomy Pandemic H1N1 Influenza Vaccine Pap screening Pap smear Pap test Papanicolaou test Parathyroid gland removal—conventional Parathyroid gland removal—minimally invasive Parathyroid gland removal—open Parathyroid gland removal—standard Parathyroidectomy, endoscopic Parathyroidectomy, radio-guided Parathyroidectomy, video-assisted Parathyroidectomy—conventional Parathyroidectomy—minimally invasive Parathyroidectomy—open Parathyroidectomy—standard Parotidectomy Parotidectomy (superficial parotidectomy) Parotidectomy (total parotidectomy) Partial colectomy Partial colectomy—laparoscopic Partial gastrectomy Partial glossectomy Partial mastectomy Passive head-up tilt test PCV PEG Penetrating keratoplasty Penile prosthesis insertion Percutaneous balloon valvuloplasty Percutaneous commissurotomy Percutaneous coronary revascularization Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy Percutaneous left atrial appendage closure Percutaneous nephrolithotomy or nephrolithotripsy Percutaneous nephrostomy Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty Percutaneous needle aspiration Pericardial tap Pericardiocentesis Perineum incision Periodontal surgery—open flap Periodontal surgery—soft tissue graft Peripheral blood stem cell transplantation Peripheral DXA Peripheral vascular ultrasound Peripherally inserted central catheter Peritoneal dialysis Periventricular-intraventricular hemorrhage Pertussis vaccine PET scan PET/CT scan PFT PFTs Phlebography Phototherapy PICC PIVH Plasma exchange Plasmapheresis Pleural fluid aspiration Pleural tap Pneumococcalconjugate vaccine Pneumococcalpolysaccharide vaccine Pneumococcalvaccine Pocket depth reduction Polio Vaccine Polysomnogram Polysomnography Posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) repair Positron emission tomography PPSV Prostascint scan Prostate biopsy Prostate removal Prostate specific antigen test Prostate surgery—TURP Prostatectomy PSA test Psychosocial therapy Psychotherapy PTCA Pulmonary function tests Pulmonary lobectomy Punch biopsy, skin Puncture, lumbar Pyeloplasty Pyloric stenosis repair Pyloric stenosis repair—child Pyloromyotomy Pyloromyotomy—child Pyloroplasty Pyloroplasty—child Q R Rabies vaccine Radiation therapy—external Radiation therapy—internal Radical cystectomy Radio-guided parathyroidectomy Radioactive iodine treatment for hyperthyroidism Radiofrequency ablation Radiofrequency ablation of turbinates Radioimmunotherapy Radioiodine treatment for hyperthyroidism Radionuclide bone scan Radiotheraphy—external Radiotherapy—internal Rapid eye movement studies Rational behavior therapy Rational living therapy Reduction mammoplasty Regional anesthesia Removal of a lung lobe Removal of bursa Removal of hemmorrhoid Removal of stones in ureter Removal of the esophagus Removal of the lamina Removal of the thymus gland Removal, ingrown toenail Removal, intrauterine device Removal, IUD Removal, spleen Renal ultrasound Repair of droopy eyelids Repair of vesico vaginal fistula Replacement, shoulder joint Replacement, total shoulder Replacement, total shoulder joint Resection, hepatic Resection, liver Retinal detachment repair Retropubic suspension RFA RFA of turbinates Rhinoplasty Rhytidectomy RIT Robot-assisted surgery - overview Robot-assisted urologic procedures Robot-assisted laparoscopic procedures Robot-assisted cardiac procedures Robot-assisted thoracic procedures Root canal Rotator cuff repair Rotavirus Vaccine Roux en Y gastroplasty—laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass Rubber band ligation for hemorrhoids Rubeola vaccine S Salivary gland surgery Salivary gland surgery (parotidectomy) Salivary gland surgery (sublingual gland surgery) Salivary gland surgery (submandibular sialoadenectomy) Salpingo-oophorectomy Schema focused therapy Sclerotherapy for esophageal varices Sedation, conscious Sedation, moderate Sentinel lymph node biopsy Septoplasty Setting a fracture—closed Setting of fracture Shave biopsy, skin SHE Shinglesvaccine Shoulder joint replacement Shoulder replacement Sigmoidoscopy, flexible Skin abscess, incision and drainage Skin biopsy Skin graft Skin lesion biopsy Skin lesion removal Skin resurfacing Skinny-needle biopsy Sleeve gastrectomy—laparoscopic Sleeve gastrectomy—open Sleeve gastric bypass Sling procedure Small bowel resection Small intestine surgery Smallpoxvaccine Soft tissue filler Sonogram Spermatocelectomy Sphincterectomy, anal Spinal and epidural anesthesia Spinal arthrodesis Spinal corticosteroid injection Spinal fusion Spinal tap Spleen removal Splenectomy Stapedectomy Stereotactic core needle biopsy Stereotactic radiosurgery Sterilization, surgical—laparoscopic Sterilization, tubal—laparoscopic Steroid injection, spinal Steroid joint injection Stomach removal Stomach stapling—laparoscopic Stool occult blood test Stress test Subcutaneous injection Subependymal germinal matrix hemorrhage Subtotal gastrectomy Suction lipectomy Suprapubic cystostomy Surgery for anal fissures Surgery for breast cancer Surgery to remove a breast Surgery with keyhole incisions Surgery, anal wart Surgery, bloodless Surgery, condyloma acuminata Surgery, lung Surgical removal of the uterus—laparoscopic Surgical removal, adrenal glands Surgical removal, appendix Surgical removal, breast Surgical removal, colon Surgical removal, fibroid tumor Surgical removal, ovarian cyst Surgical removal, ovaries Surgical removal, prostate Surgical removal, skin lesion Surgical removal, thyroid Surgical removal, uterus Surgical removal, gallbladder Surgical removal, meniscus Surgical removal, spleen Surgical removal, tonsil Surgical repair, tendon Surgical skin planning Surgical sterilization—laparoscopic T TAP block Talk therapy Tdap vaccine—diptheria Tdap vaccine—tetanus Tdap—pertussis Technetium thyroid scan Tendolysis Tendon repair Tenolysis Tension free vaginal tape procedure Tetanus Vaccine Tethered cord release Tethered spinal cord release Therapeutic phlebotomy Therapeutic plasma exchange Therapy, electroconvulsive Thoracentesis Thoracic aortic aneurysm reconstruction Thoracic aortic aneurysm repair Thoracic procedures, robot-assisted Thoracotomy Thymectomy Thyroid scan Thyroid scintiscan Thyroid uptake and scan Thyroidectomy Tilt table test TL—laparoscopic Toe amputation Tonometry Tonsillectomy—adult Tonsillectomy—child Tooth extraction Total ankle replacement Total colectomy Total colectomy—laparoscopic Total gastrectomy Total glossectomy Total hip replacement Total knee replacement Total shoulder joint replacement Total shoulder replacement Tracheostomy—adult Tracheostomy—child Tracheotomy—adult Tracheotomy—child Transesophageal echocardiography Transfemoral amputation Transplant, bone marrow Transplant, heart Transplant, liver Transplant, heart-lung Transplant, kidney Transplant, lung Transrectal, transurethral, and transperineal biopsy Transthoracic needle aspiration Transurethral resection of the prostate Transvaginal suspension Transversus abdominis plane block Treatment of varicose veins of the leg Trigger point injection Tubal ligation—laparoscopic Tubal sterilization—laparoscopic Tube feeding Tuberculosis vaccine Tummy tuck Tunneled dialysis catheter placement Turbinate cautery TURP Tympanomastoidectomy Tympanoplasty Tympanostomy Tympanotomy Typhoid vaccine U Ulnar nerve decompression Ulnar nerve transposition Ultrafast CT Ultrasound of the heart Ultrasound, abdominal Ultrasound, renal (kidneys) Ultrasound, doppler UP3 UPPP Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy Upper gastrointestinal series Upper GI endoscopy Upper GI series Upright tilt test Ureteral stent placement Ureteral stenting Ureteroscopic stone removal Urethral suspension Urethral suspension—laparoscopic bladder suspension Urethral suspension—retropubic procedure Urethral suspension—sling procedure Urethral suspension—transvaginal procedure Uretic stent Urinary diversion surgery Urologic procedures, robot-assisted Urostomy Uterine fibroid removal Uterine fibroid removal—laparoscopic Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty V Vaccines Overview: What Are Vaccines? Anthrax vaccine BCG vaccine Chickenpox vaccine Diphtheria vaccine H1N1 Pandemic Influenza vaccine Haemophilus influenzae type B vaccine Hepatitis A vaccine Hepatitis B vaccine Herpes zostervaccine HiB vaccine HPV vaccine Human Papillomavirus vaccine Influenza vaccine Japanese Encephalitis vaccine Lockjaw vaccine Measles vaccine Meningococcal vaccine MMR vaccine Mumps vaccine Pertussis vaccine Pneumococcal vaccine Polio vaccine Rabies vaccine Rotavirus vaccine Rubella vaccine Rubeola vaccine Shingles vaccine Smallpox vaccine Tetanus vaccine Tuberculosis vaccine Typhoid vaccine Varicella vaccine Whooping cough vaccine Yellow fever vaccine Vaccine for diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis Vaginal birth, labor and delivery Vaginal birth Varicella vaccine Vasectomy VATS VC Vein excision Vein harvest Venogram Venous duplex ultrasound Ventricular assist device Ventriculoperitoneal shunt—child Ventriculoperitoneal shunt placement Vertebral interbody fusion Vertebroplasty Vertical banded gastroplasty Vertical banded gastroplasty—laparoscopic Vertical sleeve gastrectomy—laparoscopic Vertical sleeve gastrectomy—open Vesicostomy—child Vestibular schwannoma Video-assisted parathyroidectomy Video-assisted thoracic surgery Virtual colonoscopy Viscosupplementation Visual evoked potential test VSG—laparoscopic VSG—open Vitrectomy Vulvectomy Vulvectomy—partial Vulvectomy—radical Vulvectomy—simple Vulvectomy—skinning Vulvectomy—partial W Weight reduction surgery Weight-reduction surgery—laparoscopic roux en y gastroplasty Weight-reduction surgery—laparoscopic vertical banded gastroplasty Whipple procedure Whipple procedure—pp whipple Whipple procedure—pylorus-preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy Whipple procedure—pylorus-preserving whipple procedure Whooping cough vaccine Wolf mini-maze Wound repair Wound debridement X X-ray X-ray of breast tissue X-ray, chest Y Yellow fevervaccine Z Z-joint injection Zygapophysial joint injection EBSCO Information Services is fully accredited by URAC. 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