wedge resection


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wedge resection

n.
Surgical removal of a wedge-shaped portion of tissue, as of the ovary.
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The patient then underwent a left posterior lateral thoracotomy with lysis of an extensive amount of adhesions, EGD, resection of the gastropericardial fistula, repair of the diaphragm with mesh, wedge resection of left lower lung lobe (an atelectatic nonfunctioning lobe), and repair of the gastric ulcer.
A video-assisted thoracoscopic wedge resection for both right S1 and S8 lesion was performed in Februrary 2013 to confirm suspicious metastatic prostate cancer and to treat GGO in S1.
Additional applications for the Navigator Gamma Probes are in pulmonary wedge resection, parathyroid adenoma, and laparoscopy.
The patients also underwent a bronchoscopy, wedge resection and/or lobectomy, whichever was required for final diagnosis.
26,27) Video-assisted thoracoscopic wedge resection has even been described in patients with localized pulmonary sequestration.
2) An Endo GIA purple stapling device was used to perform a right lower lobe wedge resection of the tumor mass en bloc.
Because of his surgical history and cardiac disability, he was determined to be a poor candidate for lobectomy; therefore, a wedge resection was performed.
4,12) According to level-4 evidence, a moderate long-term success rate has been reported following wedge resection surgery for older adults to return to their prior functional activities with manageable pain.
He underwent a wedge resection surgery, in which a part of the nail is removed, followed with phenolisation which minimises the chances of recurrence.
One of these patients required wedge resection of a small portion of the tongue tissue because intraoperative localization was difficult and time-consuming.
5 cm white, lobulated, cartilaginous area at the base of the wedge resection.