Body Planes Transverse Plane A transverse (also known as axial or horizontal) plane is an X-Z plane, parallel to the ground, which separates the superior from the inferior, or put another way, the head from the feet. Coronal Plane A coronal (also known as frontal or lateral) plane is a Y-X plane, perpendicular to the… Continue reading Body Planes, Aspect, Direction and Position: Medical Term
Blepharotomy :- An operation designed to release one or more eyelid layers (lamella) for diagnostic therapeutic purposes. Blepharoptosis :- An abnormal, low-lying upper eyelid margin. Drooping eyelids may occur on both sides (bilateral) or on one side only (unilateral) Canthotomy :- Canthotomy is simple division of the outer canthus without stitching the conjunctiva into the wound. Chemocauterization :- Destruction… Continue reading Surgical Terminology : Eye
Transitional care refers to the coordination and continuity of health care during a movement from one healthcare setting to either another or to home, called care transition, between health care practitioners and settings as their condition and care needs change during the course of a chronic or acute illness. TCM includes services provided to a… Continue reading Transitional care : How do code and bill?
Endolymphatic Sac Operation An endolymphatic shunt is a surgical procedure in which a very small silicone tube is placed in the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear to drain excess fluid. An endolymphatic shunt is placed as part of the treatment of Meniere's disease. The surgery is based on the theory that the disorder causes the inner… Continue reading Surgical Procedure Term: Auditory System
The ear is a multifaceted organ that connects the central nervous system to the external head and neck. This structure as a whole can be thought of as 3 separate organs that work in a collective to coordinate certain functions, such as hearing and balance. The Outer Ear The outer ear includes: Auricle The… Continue reading Ear : A Brief Anatomy
The female reproductive system is designed to carry out several functions. It produces the female egg cells necessary for reproduction, called the ova or oocytes. The system is designed to transport the ova to the site of fertilization. Conception, the fertilization of an egg by a sperm, normally occurs in the Fallopian tubes. The next… Continue reading Female Reproductive System: A Brief Anatomy
The eye is often compared to a camera. Each gathers light and then transforms that light into a "picture." Both also have lenses to focus the incoming light. Just as a camera focuses light onto the film to create a picture, the eye focuses light onto a specialized layer of cells, called the retina, to… Continue reading EYE : A Brief Anatomy