Suffix: cele, plasty, pexy, pnea

Learns with examples for suffix: cele,plasty,pexy,pnea

Encephalocele: Encephalocele is a sac-like protrusion of the brain and brain membranes (tissue that covers and protects the brain) through an opening in the skull

Q01.9 Encephalocele, unspecified

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Colpocele: Hernia projecting into the vagina.

N81.5 Vaginal Enterocele

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Cystocele: Also called a prolapsed or dropped bladder is the bulging or drooping of the bladder into the vagina.

N81.10 Cystocele, unspecified

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Enterocele: It is defined as a herniation of the peritoneal sac between the vagina and the rectum.

N81.5 Vaginal enterocele

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Hematocele: A swelling caused by the collection of blood in a cavity, especially of the membrane covering a testicle.

N50.1 Vascular disorders of male genital organs

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Keratocele: A herniation of Descemet’s membrane in the eye.

H18.739 Descemetocele, unspecified eye

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Laryngocele: A laryngocele is a congenital anomalous air sac communicating with the cavity of the larynx, which may bulge outward on the neck.

Q31.3 Laryngocele

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Lymphocele: A collection of lymphatic fluid within the body, not bordered by epithelial lining, often a complication after pelvic surgery.

I89.8 Other specified noninfective disorders of lymphatic vessels and lymph nodes

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Meningocele: A form of spina bifida in which a meningeal sac of cerebrospinal fluid protrudes through the skull.

G96.19 other disorders of meninges, not elsewhere classified

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Omphalocele: An omphalocele is a birth defect in which an infant’s intestine or other abdominal organs are outside of the body because of a hole in the belly button (navel) area. The intestines are covered only by a thin layer of tissue and can be easily seen,

Q79.2 Exomphalos

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Pneumatocele: A hernia or air-filled cyst within the lung.

J98.4 Other disorders of lung

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Spermatocele: A spermatocele is a cyst that develops in the epididymis (a coiled tube attached to the testicle which helps transport sperm)

N43.40 Spermatocele of epididymis, unspecified

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Alveoloplasty: It is a dental pre-prosthetic procedure performed to facilitate removal of teeth, and smoothen or reshape the jawbone after extractions to allow dentures to sit well.

41874 Alveoloplasty, each quadrant (specify)

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Angioplasty: It is a minimally invasive procedure that uses a balloon-tipped catheter to open a blocked blood vessel and improve blood flow.

37220 Revascularization, endovascular, open or percutaneous, iliac artery, unilateral, initial vessel; with transluminal angioplasty

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Arthroplasty: Arthroplasty is a surgical procedure that alters or completely replaces a joint in the body, usually to restore normal motion and relieve pain in a malformed or diseased joint, such as the hip, knee, shoulder, elbow or ankle.

27447 Arthroplasty, knee, condyle and plateau; medial AND lateral compartments with or without patella resurfacing (total knee arthroplasty)

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Blepharoplasty: Also called as “eyelid lift” is a type of surgery that repairs droopy eyelids and may involve removing excess skin, muscle and fat.

15820 Blepharoplasty, lower eyelid

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Chondroplasty: Chondroplasty is a surgical procedure used to smooth the damaged cartilage in the knee.

29877 Arthroscopy, knee, surgical; debridement/shaving of articular cartilage (Chondroplasty)

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Fundoplasty: A surgical procedure in which the upper portion of the stomach is wrapped around the lower end of the esophagus.

43280 Laparoscopy, surgical. Esophagogastric Fundoplasty.

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Mammoplasty: A surgical procedure performed on the breasts to alter its shape or size.

19324 Mammoplasty, augmentation, without prosthetic implant

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Colpopexy: A surgical procedure that uses stitches to bring a displaced vagina back into position against the abdominal wall.

57280 Colpopexy, abdominal approach

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Gastropexy: A surgical procedure in which the stomach is sutured to the abdominal wall or the diaphragm.

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Hysteropexy: It is the surgical fixation of the prolapsed uterus using a strip of synthetic mesh to lift the uterus and hold in place.

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Mastopexy: It is also known as breast lift. A surgical procedure performed by the plastic surgeon to change the shape of your breasts.

19316 Mastopexy

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Nephropexy: A surgical procedure used to affix the kidney to the retroperitoneal tissues via open or laparoscopic surgery.

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Orchiopexy: Orchiopexy (or orchidopexy) is a surgery to move an undescended (cryptorchid) testicle into the scrotum and permanently fix it there.

54640 Orchiopexy, inguinal approach, with or without hernia repair

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Omentopexy: It is the surgical attachment of the greater omentum to another structure, usually in the thorax or abdomen, especially in order to increase arterial or venous circulation.

49326 Laparoscopy, surgical; with omentopexy (omental tacking procedure) (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure)

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Retinopexy: It is the surgical correction of a detachment of the retina by forming chorioretinal adhesions around the torn part of the retina.

67110 Repair of retinal detachment; by injection of air or other gas (eg, pneumatic retinopexy)

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Apnea: It is the sessation of breathing.

R06.81 Apnea, not elsewhere classified

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Bradypnea: Bradypnea is the medical term for abnormally slow breathing.

R06.89 Other abnormalities of breathing

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Dyspnea: Difficult or labored breathing; shortness of breath.

R06.00 Dyspnea, unspecified

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Hyperpnea: Refers to increased depth and rate of breathing.

R06.4 Hyperventilation

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Orthopnea: Orthopnea or orthopnoea is shortness of breath (dyspnea) that occurs when lying flat, causing the person to have to sleep propped up in bed or sitting in a chair.

R06.01 Orthopnea

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Tachypnea: Itrefers to fast, shallow breathing

R06.82 Tachypnea, not elsewhere classified

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Happy learning! Happy coding!

References:

https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/tachypnoea#English

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