Pertaining to the ulna, the larger bone in the forearm.
- Ulnar nerve
A major nerve in the upper extremity that supplies both sensory and motor innervation to parts of the forearm and hand.
Cancer of the gums. It is often associated with the use of smokeless (chewing) tobacco. Diagnosis is by observation and confirmed by biopsy. Treatment may include radiation, chemotherapy, and surgery.
- Ultrafast CT
32-38,326-340). The authors favored it as “a reasonable alternative to traditional stress testing” (pointing also to its cost, brief test time and the fact that a physician does not usually need to be present during the scan). In the same journal, the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association issued a consensus statement […]
- Ultrasonic-assisted liposuction
A form of liposuction in which the cannula is energized with ultrasonic energy to assist in the breakdown of fat tissue. This technique has an advantage in areas of scar tissue, such as the male breast, the back, and areas where liposuction has been perfo
High-frequency sound waves. Ultra-sound waves can be bounced off tissues by using special devices. The echoes are then converted into a picture called a sonogram. Ultrasound imaging allows an inside view of soft tissues and body cavities without the use of invasive techniques. Ultrasound is often used to examine a fetus during pregnancy. There is […]