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Body Planes, Aspect, Direction and Position: Medical Term

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

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Surgical Terminology : Eye

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 : How do code and bill?

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?

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Surgical Procedure Term: Auditory System

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


Female Reproductive System: 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