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Cancer treatments and oral health

Most people are aware of common side effects of cancer treatment, such as nausea and hair loss. But many don't realize that most   people being treated for cancer have problems in their mouth. These problems can make it difficult to eat, tal...

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Cardiac catheterization

Also known as Cardiac cath, cardiac catheterization Cardiac catheterization is a medical procedure used to diagnose and treat certain heart conditions. It allows doctors to take a close look at the heart to detect problems and perform other tests or ...

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Cardiac MRI

Also known as Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Nuclear Magnetic Resonance A cardiac MRI is a painless imaging test that uses radio waves, magnets, and a computer to create detailed images of your heart. Cardiac MRI can provide detailed information a...

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Carotid endarteriëctomy

Also known as carotid artery surgery Carotid endarterectomy is surgery that removes the build-up of plaque from a carotid artery in your neck. This surgery is performed to restore normal blood flow to the brain to prevent stroke if you already have s...

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Carotid ultrasound

Also known as Carotid Duplex Carotid ultrasound is a painless imaging test that uses high-frequency sound waves to create images of the inside of your carotid arteries. This test uses an ultrasound machine, which includes a computer, a screen, and a ...

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Catheterablatie

Also known as cardiac catheter ablation. Catheter ablation is a procedure that uses energy to create tiny scars in your heart tissue to prevent abnormal electrical signals from passing through your heart. Radio frequency (RF) ablation uses high-energ...

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Childbirth

"Labor" and "childbirth" describe the process of childbirth. Contractions of the uterus and changes in the cervix (opening of the uterus) prepare a woman's body for delivery. Then the baby is born and the placenta follows. NIC...

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Cochlear implant

A cochlear implant is a small, complex electronic device that can help provide a sense of sound to a person who is severely deaf or severely hard of hearing. The implant consists of an external part that is behind the ear and a second part that is su...

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Coronaire angiography

Coronary angiography is a procedure that uses contrast dye, which usually contains iodine, and X-rays to look for blockages in the coronary arteries caused by plaque build-up. Blockages prevent your heart from getting oxygen and important nutrients. ...

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Coronary Bypass Transplant

Also known as Heart Bypass Surgery Coronary bypass graft (CABG) is a procedure to improve poor blood flow to the heart. It may be necessary when the arteries that supply blood to the heart tissue, called coronary arteries, are narrowed or blocked. Th...

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Coronary calciumscan

Also known as Calcium Scan Test A coronary calcium scan is a CT scan of your heart that detects and measures the amount of calcium in the walls of your coronary arteries. Calcium build-up or calcifications are a sign of atherosclerosis or ischemic he...

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CPAP (continuous Positive Airway Pressure)

Also known as continuous positive airway pressure CPAP is a treatment that uses mild air pressure to keep your airways open. This involves using a CPAP machine with a mask or other device that fits over your nose or nose and mouth, straps to position...

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