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de·bulk·ing op·er·ation

n. extirpación de la mayor parte de un tumor.
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Then cautery was used to coagulate the tissues before debulking and dissecting the mass out in piecemeal fashion until reaching the feeding vessel.
But surgeons have excavated her face from the transplant, known as debulking. Donna said: "My face has gone down by half."
She underwent a debulking operation with bilateral salpingoopherectomy and total omentectomy bilateral pelvic and paraaortic lymph node dissection, appendectomy, and aspiration for cytologic evaluation.
We performed debulking excision of the supraglottic tumor on September 22,2014.
Patients eligible for randomization and treatment meet the following criteria: those who have undergone debulking surgery, for whom a cell line has been established, who have undergone leukapheresis from which sufficient monocytes were obtained, and have an ECOG performance grade of 0 or 1.
Ancillary procedures performed before the initiation of an anti-tuberculosis regimen might include surgical debulking of the mass lesion.
An optimal surgical debulking is advocated for ovarian tumours and chemotherapy with taxol and carboplatin is effective whereas the clinical utility of radical tumour debulking and chemotherapy remains unknown for appendiceal cancers.5,8 However, an aggressive cytoreductive surgery and a perioperative intraperitoneal chemotherapy with Mitomycin-C and 5-fluorouracil could be used for appendiceal cancers with peritoneal disseminations.5
Based on our initial experience with MLH to reduce intraoperative blood loss, in cases of larger uteri wherein need to debulking prior to clamping of uterine arteries was anticipated; around one hour prior to surgery, 1 g tranexamic acid in 100 ml of saline was administered intravenously and 400 mcg of misoprostol was inserted vaginally.
Two effective treatment approaches have been reported: (1) surgical debulking or radiotherapy to alleviate compression of vital organs and (2) steroids when fever without infection and/or large lymph nodes are present [3].
A Skimmer microdebrider was chosen for its small size, which permitted the debulking of the teratoma within the confines of a neonatal nasal cavity.
As there was no response to medical treatment, the patient was taken to theatre for debulking to reestablish an airway and tissue samples were sent for both histological and microbiological examination.