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Benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH for short, is the enlargement of the prostate gland. It is caused by excess growth of cells in the prostate. This condition is not the same as prostate cancer






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Pregnancy Ultrasound

Alternate Names : Transvaginal Ultrasound, Also Known As TVUS, First Trimester Ultrasound, Obstetrical Ultrasound, Pelvic Ultrasonography in Pregnancy, Obstetric Sonogram, Obstetric Ultrasonography

Pregnancy Ultrasound | Preparation & Expectations | Results and Values

What is involved in preparation for the test?

The woman should wear loose-fitting, two-piece clothes. If done early in the pregnancy, the woman may need to have a full bladder. This can help with getting a clearer picture from the sound waves. A full bladder is not usually needed in the later stages of pregnancy.


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Pregnancy Ultrasound: Results and Values

Author: Eva Martin, MD
Reviewer: Kathleen A. MacNaughton, RN, BSN
Date Reviewed: 10/17/02



Presbyopia is an eye condition in which the lens loses the ability to focus over time





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