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re·sec·tion

 (rĭ-sĕk′shən)
n.
Surgical removal of all or part of an organ, tissue, or structure.

resection

(rɪˈsɛkʃən)
n
1. (Surgery) surgery excision of part of a bone, organ, or other part
2. (Surveying) surveying a method of fixing the position of a point by making angular observations to three fixed points
reˈsectional adj

re•sec•tion

(rɪˈsɛk ʃən)

n.
1. Survey. a technique of ascertaining the location of a point by taking bearings from the point on two other points of known location.
2. Surg. the excision of all or part of an organ or tissue.
[1605–15; < Latin resectiō cutting back <resecāre (see resect)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.resection - surgical removal of part of a structure or organ
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
transurethral resection of the prostate, TURP - removal of significant amounts of prostate tissue (as in cases of benign prostatic hyperplasia)
Translations

resection

[riːˈsekʃən] N
1. (Survey) → triangulación f
2. (Med) → resección f

resection

n
(Med) → Resektion f
(Surv) → Triangulation f

re·sec·tion

n. resección, extirpación de una porción de órgano o tejido;
bloc ______ en bloque;
gastric ______ gástrica;
transurethral ______ transuretral;
wedge ______ en cuña.

resection

n resección f; transurethral — of the prostate (TURP) resección transuretral de próstata (RTU)
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As part of the procedure, Stavrou performed gastric resection and anastomosis, a process that restores communication between the two portions of the intestine after removal of the problem affecting the area.
The Roux-en-Y reconstruction performed after laparoscopic gastric resection leads to the formation of novel spaces in the abdomen.
In patients with inoperable tumours not suitable for gastric resection and bypass only biopsy was obtained.
3) is performed on the rear wall of the stomach along its greater curvature, 2 cm above the gastric resection line.
In all 5 cases reported, a limited gastric resection under general anaesthetic was carried out, and the approach was varied according to the disposition of the tumour.
Automated image analysis of HER2/neu expression in the gastric resection cases returned a negative value in 24 cases (89%), an intermediate value in 2 cases (7%), and a positive value in 1 case (4%).
They can opt for a gastric resection making them eat less.
Gastric resection as a component of bariatric surgery, which results in increased reflux of alkaline bile into the gastric lumen, may also lead to increased pH and bacterial colonization.
In naive patient with gastric carcinoma, only 50% undergo gastric resection because of advanced disease and 60% will have either local or distant relapse.