A laparoscopic hysterectomy is carried out by inserting specialized tools through a fingernail-sized incision in the abdomen, according to Cedars-Sinai. By using laparoscopic techniques, the surgeon can do the hysterecto... More »

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Selective breeding, also called artificial selection, is carried out by mating animals or crossing plants with desired characteristics or traits to produce offspring in which those traits are more dominant, according to ... More »

Restriction of Hazardous Substances compliance testing is carried out by a company such as Laboratory Testing Inc. or Element in its lab using spectroscopy and chemistry to measure the levels of RoHS substances in test s... More »

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During laparoscopic hernia repair, the surgeon makes an incision in the patient's abdomen and inserts a small lighted tube for visualization. Then, the surgeon inserts the tools and materials for the repair through other... More »

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Early warning signs of pancreatic problems can be severe pain in the upper middle part of the abdomen or there can be no symptoms at all, according to Cedars-Sinai. Pain may travel to the mid-back region. More »

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Because the symptoms for bursitis and tendonitis, or damage to a tendon, are similar, they are often confused for one another, according to Cedars-Sinai. In addition, the joint pain associated with tendonitis is sometime... More »

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Causes of pelvic fractures in elderly people include falls from heights, high-speed vehicle crashes, and minor falls in those with bone-weakening diseases such as osteoporosis, according to Cedars-Sinai. The pelvis is lo... More »

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