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El Hígado y el Transplante - Function of the Digestive System

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  • El Hígado y el Transplante
    El Hígado y el Transplante
  • El Proceso de Evaluación
    El Proceso de Evaluación
  • Electrocardiograma
    Electrocardiograma
  • Entumecimiento en el Área de la Incisión
    Entumecimiento en el Área de la Incisión
  • ERCP
    This multimedia clip explains in detail what happens during an ERCP.
  • ERCP - Presentation Summary
    This multimedia clip explains the purpose of an ERCP procedure.
  • ERCP Alternatives
    This video clip describes possible alternatives to ERCP.
  • ERCP Complications -- Final Thoughts
    This video clip discusses the likelihood of complications occurring with your procedure.
  • ERCP Complications -- Major
    This multimedia clip outlines several major complications.
  • ERCP Complications -- Minor
    This multimedia clip introduces minor complications.
  • ERCP Risks -- Allergic Reaction To Medication
    This video explains why allergic reactions to medicines occur and how likely they are.
  • ERCP Risks -- Bleeding
    This multimedia clip addresses bleeding, a complication that can occur with colonoscopy.
  • ERCP Risks -- Heart and Lung Problems
    This video clip discusses the risk of heart and lung problems occurring with this procedure.
  • ERCP Risks -- Infection
    This multimedia clip explains possible infections that may occur during this procedure.
  • ERCP Risks -- Pancreatitis
    This multimedia video discusses pancreatitis -- a common complication with this procedure.
  • ERCP Risks -- Perforations
    This multimedia clip describes the risk of perforation occurring with this procedure.
  • ERCP Risks as a Diabetic
    This video clip explains some of the health risks associated with diabetes.
  • ERCP With Balloon Dilation
    This video clip describes an ERCP with balloon dilation procedure.
  • ERCP With Sphincterotomy
    This interactive video describes an ERCP with sphincterotomy.
  • ERCP With Sphincterotomy - Presentation Summary
    This multimedia clip explains the purpose of an ERCP procedure.
  • ERCP With Sphincterotomy -- Before Your Procedure
    This video explains what you need to do before your procedure.
  • ERCP With Sphincterotomy Risks -- Final Thoughts
    This video clip discusses the likelihood of complications occurring with your procedure.
  • Ethacrynic Acid
    Ethacrynic acid is a prescription medication that is licensed to treat fluid retention. This eMedTV Web page offers a more in-depth look at the drug, including its effects, dosing information, and possible side effects.
  • Ethacrynic Acid (Edecrin)
    A prescription diuretic, ethacrynic acid (Edecrin) is used to treat fluid retention. This eMedTV segment briefly describes this medication, including how to take it, possible side effects, and more. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Ethacrynic Acid Dosing
    For adults who are starting ethacrynic acid, dosing usually starts at 50 mg daily. This segment of the eMedTV library offers additional dosage information for ethacrynic acid and provides precautions and tips for when and how to take the medication.
  • Evaluación de la Salud Mental
    Se realizará una evaluación de la salud mental a cualquier persona que sea evaluada como posible donante de hígado.
  • Expectations From Liver Donation Surgery
    You should have realistic expectations from liver donation surgery because, as this eMedTV article explains, there can be difficulties in the recovery process. It's hard to say how liver donation may affect you, and there are no medical benefits.
  • Expected Liver Recipient Outcomes
    This video clip discusses the long-term outcomes recipients of a liver transplant can expect.
  • Expected Outcomes With Adult Living Donor Liver Transplantation
    This page of the eMedTV Web site explains expected outcomes with adult living donor liver transplantation and what the options are should these expectations not come to pass.
  • Facts About Liver Donation
    This multimedia clip explains in detail the facts about liver donation you need to know.
  • Facts About Liver Transplants
    Facts about liver transplants can help you recognize the risks involved and types of transplants available. This eMedTV article offers several facts, such as how common the procedure is and the benefits of a living-donor liver transplantation.
  • Final Thoughts About Liver Donation Surgery
    This eMedTV resource offers some final thoughts about liver donation surgery, including how the surgery may affect you and what could happen to the recipient. Remember that regardless of the outcome, you should be proud of yourself for donating.
  • Final Thoughts on Upper Endoscopy Complications
    This video clip discusses the likelihood of complications occurring with your procedure.
  • Fleets Phospho-Soda
    This video explains why you must take Fleets Phospho-Soda before your colonoscopy.
  • Fleets Phospho-Soda .... Just a Reminder
    This video offers some important tips to keep in mind following your procedure.
  • Fleets Phospho-Soda Bowel Prep -- Summary
    This video explains the importance of doing your bowel prep before your colonoscopy.
  • Fluid Buildup in the Chest Following Liver Donor Surgery
    Sometimes, fluid buildup in the chest following liver donor surgery may occur. This article from the eMedTV archives explains how this happens, possible symptoms, and treatment options for removing the fluid.
  • Follow-up Visit Schedule (Liver Donation Surgery)
    This multimedia video discusses the follow-up visit schedule after your surgery.
  • Follow-up Visit Schedule Following Liver Donation Surgery
    As explained in this eMedTV article, your follow-up visit schedule following liver donation surgery will likely consist of two to three visits in the first few months. This page also explains what to expect during these appointments.
  • Food Intolerance
    Common types of food intolerance include histamine toxicity, celiac disease, and lactose intolerance. This eMedTV article provides an in-depth look at these conditions and explains how they are often confused with food allergy.
  • Food Intolerence
    Even though the symptoms can be similar, a food intolerance is different from a food allergy. This eMedTV article explains that food intolerances can have several causes. Food intolerence is a common misspelling of food intolerance.
  • Food Intollerance
    Common types of food intolerance include lactose intolerance and food poisoning. This eMedTV segment provides a brief overview of the topic and offers a link to more detailed information. Food intollerance is a common misspelling of food intolerance.
  • Food Intolorance
    Lactose intolerance, gluten intolerance, and food poisoning are all types of food intolerance. This eMedTV Web page discusses the causes of food intolerances and links to more information. Food intolorance is a common misspelling of food intolerance.
  • Food Intolorence
    A food intolerance can occur when a person is sensitive to gluten, lactose, or other substances. This eMedTV page gives an overview of this topic and provides a link to more information. Food intolorence is a common misspelling of food intolerance.
  • Foods That Cause Heartburn
    Chocolate, peppermint, and tomato products can all cause heartburn. This portion of the eMedTV library provides a detailed list of foods that cause heartburn in many people. This page also provides a link to more information on the heartburn diet.
  • Foods That Cause Intestinal Gas
    Foods that cause intestinal gas in some people include potatoes, wheat, and ice cream. As this eMedTV segment explains, the gas-producing foods can be different for each person and do not typically include proteins or fats.
  • Forest Linaclotide
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, linaclotide is a drug made by Forest Pharmaceuticals and is used to treat IBS with constipation and chronic idiopathic constipation. This article gives a brief overview of this drug, including tips on how to take it.
  • Formación de Coágulos Sanguíneos
    Cada vez que usted se corta o se lastima, la sangre se coagula para ayudar a detener el sangrado, de modo que no pierda demasiada sangre.
  • Formas de Enfrentar los Problemas Económicos
    Formas de Enfrentar los Problemas Económicos
  • Formas de Manejar la Tensión Familiar
    Formas de Manejar la Tensión Familiar
  • Formas de Manejar los Efectos Secundarios Más Comunes
    Formas de Manejar los Efectos Secundarios Más Comunes
  • Function of the Digestive System
    This eMedTV segment explains that the primary function of the digestive system is to break food down into smaller parts, which your body can then use for energy and cell renewal. This Web page offers a look at the function of the digestive system.
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