resection


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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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Intraoperatively, tumour excision was determined largely by the experience of the surgeon and preoperative planning using bony landmarks and radiological scans as an objective guide to resection.
4] More than half of the patients who undergo curative resection may expect to have tumour recurrence, either locally or as metastatic disease.
New research from Baker Tilly has confirmed what many urologists were already able to reasonably assume: The reduced associated inpatient and complications-related costs of bipolar TURP Plasma Resection (as with the Olympus Plasma Oval Button) are adding up to lower costs per procedure.
Patients having ACL resection are clinically allowed to resume sports activity using the muscle strength level in injured limb, compared with contralateral limb, several months after the injury.
Conclusions: Simultaneous surgical resection is a safe and effective treatment for patients with synchronous CRCLM.
These days, despite the increased use of immunomodulators and biologic agents, approximately 70%-80% of patients with Crohn's disease (CD) undergo surgical resection and up to 70% of these require a second operation due to continuing inflammation (1).
The transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) is the gold standard in the operative management of benign prostatic hypertrophy.
Aim: We investigated outcomes of sublobar resection in patients with clinical early-stage nonsmall cell lung cancers.
4) Curative resection refers to the absence of tumour after surgical treatment and in the Western world it meets [R.
6-9) This wide variation in earlier studies has in part been due to the lack of a uniform definition for bile leakage after liver resection.
Although surgical resection offers the only chance of cure in ICC patients, resectability is still low and the 5-year survival rate is only 20-40% even in patients undergoing potentially curative resection [4].
Resection of DNA ends is a prerequisite for physiological repair of replication-associated breaks by homologous recombination, but detrimental for productive end-joining events during immunoglobulin class switch recombination (CSR) in B lymphocytes.