combining form for the first part of the large intestine?
pertaining to the abdomen
muscular wave-like movement to transport food through the digestive system
a gastrostomy tube is placed inside the stomach for
when a diagnostic colonoscopy is coded, the code includes
proctosigmoidoscopy and sigmoidoscopy
the first step in choosing the correct digestive endoscopic procedure code is to identify the __ of the procedure
what two words are important factors in coding hernia repair?
incarcerated or strangulated
the procedure used to develop an artificail opening through the abdominal wall is