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radiographic procedure to allow visualiztion of the splenic and portal veins of the spleen
collection and distribution point for lymph and the largest lymph vessel located in the chest
The area between the lungs that contains the heart, aorta, trachea, lymph nodes, thymus gland, esophagus, and bronchial tubes.
endoscopic examination of the entire rectum and sigmoid colon that may include a portion of the descending colon.
regarding hernias, a cnostricted, irreducible hernia that may cause obstruction of an intestine.
initiates an immune response, filters and removes bacteria from the bloodstream and destroys worn out blood cells.
marrow or blood cell transplant
is a treatment for patients with blood disease, such as leukemia or lymphoma
bone marrow aspiration
a procedure in which a sample of bone marrow is taken by means of a needle that is inserted into the marrow cavity.
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