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  1. Abdominal birth defects

    31 May 2015

    During fetal development, the diaphragm or abdominal wall may fail to properly fuse, allowing the abdominal organs to protrude...

    • Birth defects - Birth defect conditions,
    • Digestive system - Abdominal problems
  2. Abdominal hysterectomy

    29 Jun 2015

    What is a hysterectomy? A hysterectomy is an operation to remove your uterus (womb). Your cervix is usually also removed. Your ovaries may need to be removed at the same time (see figure 1). The...

    • Surgical brochures - Obstetrics and Gynaecology,
    • Surgery - A-Z of surgical procedures,
    • Surgery - Reproductive and contraception,
    • Reproductive system - female,
    • Reproductive system - female - Uterus and cervix,
    • Surgical brochures
  3. Abdominal muscles

    30 Jun 2015

    The abdominal muscles support the trunk, allow movement and hold organs in place by regulating internal abdominal pressure...

    • Bones muscles and joints
  4. Abdominal pain in adults

    31 Mar 2012

    The type of pain felt in the abdomen can vary greatly...

    • Digestive system - Abdominal problems,
    • Pain - Types of pain
  5. Abdominal pain in children

    31 Jul 2013

    Children may feel stomach pain for a range of reasons and may need treatment...

    • Digestive system - Stomach,
    • Pain - Types of pain,
    • Parents - Common childhood health concerns
  6. Abdominal surgery for crohn's disease

    29 Jun 2015

    What is Crohn’s disease? Crohn’s disease causes inflammation of your bowel. The disease most often affects the end part of your small bowel (see figure 1). However, it can affect any part...

    • Surgical brochures,
    • Surgery - A-Z of surgical procedures,
    • Surgical brochures - Gastrointestinal - lower
  7. Abdominoplasty

    29 Jun 2015

    What is an abdominoplasty? An abdominoplasty (or ‘tummy tuck’) is a cosmetic operation to improve the appearance of your abdomen. It may involve removing excess skin and fat and tightening...

    • Surgical brochures,
    • Surgical brochures - Cosmetic,
    • Surgery - A-Z of surgical procedures,
    • Surgery - Plastic and cosmetic
  8. Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck)

    28 Feb 2015

    A 'tummy tuck', or abdominoplasty, is cosmetic surgery to remove fat and excess loose skin from the abdomen...

    • Surgery - Plastic and cosmetic,
    • Surgery - A-Z of surgical procedures
  9. Aboriginal Family Violence Prevention and Legal Service

    05 Oct 2015

    The Aboriginal Family Violence Prevention and Legal Service Victoria helps Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people experiencing or recovering from family violence or sexual assault...

    • Emergency, crisis and support services,
    • Child, family and relationship services,
    • Getting help
  10. Aboriginal health - barriers to physical activity

    30 Jun 2015

    Engaging in an individual physical activity to benefit only yourself, away from family or community, may be seen as inappropriate or selfish...