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The Medical Dictionary

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SPECIFIC TOPICS
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm .
Abdominal Compartment Syndrome:
Abdominoperineal Resection:
ABO Blood Groups :
Achalasia :
Acute Appendicitis:
Acute Pancreatitis .
Acute Renal Failure:
Adrenal Gland .
Air embolism:
Alcoholism:
Amputations:
Amylase:
Anal Cancer :
Angina: Stable Angina and Unstable Angina:
Anticoagulation:
Anesthesia  .
Antibiotics .
Antibodies:
Anticoagulation:
Aortic Bypass Grafts .
Aortic Dissection .
Appendicitis .
Appendectomy (Laparoscopic appendectomy and open appendectomy):
Arterial bypass :
Arterial bypass grafts:
Arterial embolus:
Arterial thrombosis:
Atherosclerosis .
Adrenal Gland .
Aspirin:
ATLS: Primary Survey.

B
Back Pain :
Bactrim (Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole):
Barrett’s Esophagus:
Bile:
Biliary Atresia and Kasai Procedure:
Biotechnology:
Bladder Injuries and Bladder Rupture:
Blood Products.
Blood Products and Transfusion Reactions .
Blood Transfusion .
Bowel Obstruction (Pediatric Surgery):
Brain Death:
Breast .
Breast Anatomy .
Breast Cancer .
Biochemistry .
Bupivicaine:
Burn Management .

C
Calcium .
Cancer .
Cancer Risk Factors:
Carbapenems (Imipenem and Meropenem):
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning:
Carcinogens:
Cardiac Contusion:
Cardiac Surgery .
Cardiogenic Shock:
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) .
Cefazolin:
Cell Biology:
Cellular Metabolism .
Cervical Cancer:
Charcoal Use in Drug Overdose:
Chest Pain :
Cholangitis:
Cholecystitis .
Chronic Pancreatitis and Familial Pancreatitis:
Chronic Renal Failure:
Chronic Venous Insufficiency, Venous Stasis Ulcers, Chronic Foot Ulcers .
Cirrhosis:
Clindamycin:
Clostridium Difficile (Pseudomembranous Colitis):
Coagulation factors :
Coagulation pathways: Intrinsic pathway and Extrinsic pathway:
Colectomy:
Colon anatomy:
Colorectal Cancer (Colon cancer):
Colorectal Cancer (Rectal Cancer):
Colorectal Surgery .
Colostomies:
Common Bile Duct:
Compartment Syndrome:
Condyloma Acuminata (Anal Warts):
Contrast Nephropathy:
Coumadin (Warfarin):
Creatinine:
Crohn’s Disease:
– Living with Crohn’s Disease.
Cryoprecipitate:
Cryptorchidism and Undescended Testicles* .
Cytomegalovirus (CMV):

D
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) :
Dementia:
Depression:
Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans (DFSP).
Diaphragmatic Injuries:
Diet:
Diverticulitis:
Diverticulosis:
DNA .
Drug dosing:
Dumping Syndrome:
Duodenal Injuries, Duodenal Perforation, Duodenal Hematoma .

E
End Tidal CO2 (ETCO2):
Enterocutaneous Fistulas (Small Bowel Fistulas):
Epidural Anesthesia and Spinal Anesthesia:
Epstein Barr Virus (EBV):
Erythromycin:
Esophageal Leiomyomas:
Estrogen :
Ethics:
Ewing’s Sarcoma:

F
Factor V Leiden:
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP):
Family History :
Fasciotomy:
Femur fractures:
Fibromuscular dysplasia :
Flagyl (Metronidazole):
Fluid resuscitation:
Fluid Management in Medicine and Surgery:
Fluids and Electrolytes .
Fluid Resuscitation:
Fluoroquinolones:
Focal Nodular Hyperplasia (FNH):

G
Gallbladder:
Gallstone Ileus:
Gastric Cancer (Gastric Adenocarcinoma) :
Gastric Lymphoma:
Gastritis :
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD):
Gastrointestinal Bleeding:
Gastrointestinal Hormones .
Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST):
Gastroschisis:
Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS score):
Gleevec (Imitanib):
Glucagon:
Glucose

H
H2 Receptor Antagonists (H2 Blockers):
Heart Disease :
Hematology .
Hemorrhage :
Hemorrhoids :
Hemothorax :
Heparin:
Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia:
Hepatic Adenoma (Liver Adenoma):(1)
Hepatic Artery Thrombosis:
Hepatic Vein Thrombosis:
Hepatitis: (2)
Hepatocellular Carcinoma: (2)
Hereditary nonpolyposis colon cancer (HNPCC):
Hernias:
Hiatal Hernias:
Hirschsprung’s Disease .
HIV and AIDS Patients:
Hypercalcemia:
Hyperkalemia:
Hypernatremia :
Hyperparathyroidism:
Hypertension .
Hyperthyroidism:
Hypocalcemia:
Hypokalemia:
Hyponatremia:
Hypophosphatemia:
Hypotension:
Hypovolemia:

I
Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura)(ITP) .
Ileus:
Ileostomies:
Immunocompromised Patients:
Immunology .
Immunology, Absite Review .
Infections .
Infectious Diseases:
Informed consent:
Inguinal Hernias .
Inguinal Hernia Repair .
Intraabdominal Abscess and Intraabdominal Infections:
Intraoperative Complications:
Intussusception

K
Kaposi’s Sarcoma:
Keloids and hypertrophic scars:

L
Laparoscopic Appendectomy:
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy :
Large Bowel Obstruction:
Leukemia:
Lidocaine:
Liver .
Liver Trauma, Liver Injury, Liver Laceration .
Liver Abscess: (2)
Liver failure:
Liver Transplantation.
Low Anterior Resection:
Lung Cancer:
Lung Transplantation:
Lymphatic system and Lymph nodes :
Lymphedema :
Lymph node dissection:
Lymphocytes :
Lymphoma:

M
Macrophages:
Malignant Hyperthermia:
Melanoma.
Malrotation and Midgut Volvulus .
Meconium Ileus:
MELD score :
Mesenteric Ischemia :
Metabolic Acidosis:
Metabolism .
Metastasis and Metastatic Cancer:
Metronidazole (Flagyl):
Morphine:
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasias (MENI, MENIIa, MENIIb):
Myocardial Infarction:

N
Nasopharyngeal carcinoma:
Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC):
Neostigmine:
Neuroblastoma:
Neuromuscular Blockers (Muscle Relaxants / Paralytics):
Neurosurgery:
Numbers in Medicine and Surgery :
Nutrition and Metabolism .

O
Ogilvie’s Syndrome (Colonic pseudo-obstruction):
Omphalocele:
Oncogenes :
Oncology .
Orthopedic Surgery .
Osteosarcoma:

P
Palliative Care:
Pancreatic Pseudocysts:
Pancreas anatomy:
Parastomal Hernias:
Parathyroid gland:
Pediatric Trauma :
Pelvic Fracture:
Pericardial Tamponade:
Peripheral Vascular Disease .
Pheochromocytoma:
Physiology:
Platelets:
Pneumothorax .
Pneumothorax (Open pneumothorax) .
Pneumothorax (Tension pneumothorax) .
Post Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder (PTLD): (2)
Postoperative Complications:
Potassium:
Preoperative Antibiotics:
Proteins and Enzymes .
Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs)
PTFE and Dacron Prosthetic Grafts :
Pulmonary Embolism .
Pulmonary Hypertension :
Pyloric stenosis:

R
Radiation therapy :
Radiologic signs:
Refeeding Syndrome:
Renal failure
– Acute Renal Failure:
– Chronic Renal Failure):
Renal Transplantation:
Rhabdomyolysis and Myoglobinuria:
Rifampin:
Risk Factors:

S
Sarcomas:
Schizoaffective Disorder:
Short gut syndrome (Short bowel syndrome):
Shortness of breath (dyspnea):
Small Intestines (Duodenum, Jejunum, Ileum)
Splenic Trauma, Splenic Injury, and Splenic Rupture .
Small Bowel Obstruction:
Small Bowel Resection:
Small Bowel Tumors and Carcinoid Tumors:
Somatostatin:
Sphincters:
Splenectomy:
Splenic Vein Thrombosis:
Statistics and Epidemiology in Medicine and Surgery.
Streptococcus:
Stomach.
Stomach Anatomy:
Succinylcholine :
Suicide:
Superior Vena Cava Syndrome (SVC Syndrome):
Surgical Infections .
Surgical Site Infections:
Syncope:

T
T cells : (4)
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS) .
Thoracic Surgery .
Thoracotomy :
Thrombocytopenia:
Thromboelastogram (TEG) :
Thrombolytics and Thrombolysis:
Thyroglossal duct cyst:
Toxicology:
Tracheoesophageal Fistulas (TE Fistulas) and VACTERL syndrome:
Transplant Immunology:
Transplant Rejection:
Transplantation .

U
Unresectable Cancer:
Urology .
Ulcerative colitis:
Unasyn (ampicillin/sulbactam):
Urinary tract infections:

V
Vagus Nerve:
Vancomycin:
Varicose veins:
VIPoma .
Vitamins :

W
Wilm’s Tumor:
Wound Healing .
Wuchereria bancrofti and Filariasis :

Z
Zenker’s diverticulum:
Zosyn (Piperacillin/tazobactam):

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