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  1. Laryngoscopy
  2. Abdominal Ultrasound
  3. Diagnostic Arthroscopy for Temporomandibular Disorders
  4. Amniocentesis
  5. Hysteroscopy for Abnormal Uterine Bleeding Discusses procedure used to examine uterus to find cause of abnormal uterine bleeding. Explains why and how it is used. Covers possible results and risks.
  6. Hysteroscopy
  7. Meniscus Tear: Should I Have a Diagnostic Test (MRI or Arthroscopy)? Guides through decision to have a diagnostic test like an MRI or arthroscopy done on a meniscus tear. Describes the two tests. Lists the three types of meniscus tears. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  8. Birth Defects Testing
  9. Lumbar Puncture
  10. Facial X-Ray
  11. Abdominal X-Ray
  12. Skull X-Ray
  13. Angiogram
  14. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Should I Get a Screening Test? Guides through decision to have screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm. Includes pros such as finding aneurysms so that they can be treated. Also explains the possible harm that could come if the test leads to risky surgery. Includes interactive tool to help you decide.
  15. Cancer Provides links to info on cancer. Topics covered include breast cancer, lung cancer, prostate cancer, and cancer pain. Links to info that can help you make a decision on diagnostic or screening tests. Includes info on treatment choices.
  16. Sinus X-Ray for Sinusitis
  17. Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatogram (ERCP)
  18. Health Screening: Finding Health Problems Early Covers screening tests, diagnostic tests, and medical exams used to find a disease or determine risk for certain health problems. Covers well-child visits. Includes links to info on routine tests for men, for women, and at various stages of life.
  19. Doppler Ultrasound
  20. Echocardiogram
  21. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening
  22. Arthroscopy for Temporomandibular Disorders
  23. Laparoscopic Surgery for Endometriosis Discusses laparoscopy to diagnose and remove mild to moderate endometriosis. Covers why it is done and what to expect after surgery. Includes how well laparoscopic surgery works and possible risks. Discusses infertility.
  24. Retropubic Suspension for Urinary Incontinence in Women
  25. Endoscopic Surgery for Sinusitis
  26. Bowel Resection for Colorectal Cancer
  27. Gallstones: Should I Have Gallbladder Surgery? Guides through the decision to have surgery to remove the gallbladder. Includes info on open and laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Lists benefits and risks of surgery. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  28. Sinusitis: Should I Have Surgery? Guides through decision to have surgery to treat chronic sinusitis. Discusses endoscopic and traditional surgery. Explains who is a good candidate for surgery. Lists reasons for and against surgery. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  29. Pregnancy: Should I Have Amniocentesis? Guides you through the decision to have an amniocentesis test. Explains what amniocentesis is and how it is done. Discusses birth defects. Looks at the risks and benefits of amniocentesis. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  30. Pregnancy: Should I Have Screening Tests for Birth Defects? Guides you through decision to have triple or quadruple test to look for Down syndrome and birth defects. Discusses what the tests look for. Covers benefits and risks. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  31. Heart Tests: When Do You Need Them?
  32. Triple or Quad Screening for Birth Defects
  33. Bowel Resection Discusses surgical treatment of digestive system problems by removing diseased or damaged part of the colon (bowel resection). Includes laparoscopic surgery. Covers what to expect after surgery. Discusses risks.
  34. Sleep Apnea: Fiber-Optic Pharyngoscopy
  35. Genetic Testing: Ethical, Legal, and Religious Issues
  36. Dilation and Curettage (D&C)
  37. Miscarriage: Should I Have Treatment to Complete a Miscarriage? Guides you through decision to use medicine, surgery, or no treatment to complete a miscarriage. Discusses benefits and risks of each. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  38. Bowel Resection Learn what to expect during bowel resection surgery.
  39. Dilated Eye Exam
  40. Why Are Blood Tests Needed With Some Medicines? Find out which types of medicines require a regular blood test and why.
  41. Second-Trimester Exams and Tests
  42. First-Trimester Screening for Birth Defects
  43. First-Trimester Exams and Tests

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