Tests & Procedures

Tests and Procedures: E

  • Electrophysiological Studies

    An electrophysiologic study uses small, thin wire electrodes placed directly on the heart to evaluate you for an abnormal heart rhythm.

  • Endometrial Ablation

    Endometrial ablation is a procedure to remove a thin layer of tissue (endometrium) that lines the uterus. It is done to stop or reduce heavy menstrual bleeding. But it is only done on women who do not plan to have any children in the future.

  • Endometrial Biopsy

    An endometrial biopsy is a procedure to take a small tissue sample from the lining of the uterus, called the endometrium.

  • Endomysial Antibody

    This test looks for certain antibodies in your blood that may mean you have celiac disease, an autoimmune disease that affects your intestines.

  • Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery

    Endoscopic endonasal surgery is a minimally invasive technique that allows a surgeon to go through the nose to operate on areas at the front of the brain and the top of the spine.

  • Endoscopic Pituitary Surgery

    The pituitary gland is located at the bottom of your brain and above the inside of your nose. Endoscopic pituitary surgery is the most common surgery used to remove pituitary tumors.

  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)

    Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, or ERCP, is a procedure to diagnose and treat problems in the liver, gallbladder, bile ducts, and pancreas. It combines X-ray and the use of an endoscope—a long, flexible, lighted tube.

  • Endovascular Coiling

    Endovascular coiling is used to block blood flow to an aneurysm.

  • Endovascular Neurosurgery and Interventional Neuroradiology

    Endovascular neurosurgery is a subspecialty within neurosurgery. It uses catheters and radiology to diagnose and treat various conditions and diseases of the central nervous system.

  • Endovascular Repair of an Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

    Endovascular repair is a type of treatment for an abdominal aortic aneurysm, or AAA. This is a bulge in the wall of the large artery below your heart that is at risk for rupture. During the procedure, the weak section of the aorta is treated to prevent it from tearing.

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