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Galactosemia

This test looks for enzyme activity in the red blood cells in your child’s blood. It can help diagnose galactosemia, a rare inherited disorder.

Gallbladder Scan

A gallbladder scan - also known as a liver-billiary scan - uses nuclear radiology to assess the function and structure of the gallbladder and surrounding organs.

Gallstones

Detailed information on gallstones, including symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment

Gamma Knife

Gamma Knife radiosurgery uses beams of highly focused gamma rays to treat small- to medium-sized lesions, usually in the brain.

Gamma-Glutamyl Transpeptidase

This test looks for an enzyme called gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase in your blood. The test can help find out whether you have liver damage.

Gangrene

Gangrene is a dangerous and potentially fatal condition that happens when the blood flow to a large group of tissues is cut off.

Gas in the Digestive Tract

Detailed information on gas in the digestive tract, including a list of foods that cause gas, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention

Gastric Banding Surgery for Teens

Gastric banding is a form of bariatric surgery. It is used to treat people with severe obesity who have trouble losing weight through diet or exercise alone.

Gastric Bypass (Malabsorptive) Surgery

Gastric bypass surgery involves bypassing a part of the small intestine that absorbs nutrients. For this reason, these surgeries are referred to as malabsorptive procedures.
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