A prostatectomy is a surgical procedure for the partial or complete removal of the prostate. It may be performed to treat prostatic cancer or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
|Radionuclide Angiogram, Resting
During this procedure, a small amount of radioactive substance is injected into the vein. Its progress through the heart is then traced with a special camera.
|Radionuclide Angiogram, Resting and Exercise
During this procedure, a small amount of radioactive substance is injected into the vein. Its progress through the heart is then traced with a special camera to evaluate heart function. Doing this during rest and exercise assists the physician in comparing the differences in heart activity.
|Rapid Detection of Respiratory Syncytial Virus
This test looks at cells taken from fluid in your nose or throat to see if you have respiratory syncytial virus, which attacks the upper respiratory tract.
|Rapid Influenza Antigen (Nasal or Throat Swab)
This test is quickly checks for signs of the influenza virus in a sample of secretions from your nose or throat.
|Rapid Plasma Reagin
This test looks for signs of syphilis, a sexually transmitted disease that can cause serious health problems if untreated.
|Red Blood Cell Antibody
This test looks for antibodies to red blood cells (RBCs) in your blood. These antibodies can cause problems during blood transfusions or, if you're pregnant, with your unborn baby.
|Red Blood Cell Count
A red blood cell (RBC) count is a blood test that measures the number of red blood cells, or erythrocytes, in your bloodstream.
A renal angiogram, also called an arteriogram, is an x-ray image of the blood vessels of the kidneys.
A renal venogram is a procedure in which contrast dye is combined with X-rays to examine the veins that carry blow away from the kidneys. It is often nused in conjunction with fluoroscopy.