chemosurgery


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che·mo·sur·ger·y

 (kē′mō-sûr′jə-rē, kĕm′ō-)
n.
Selective destruction of tissue by use of chemicals, as for removing malignant skin lesions.

che′mo·sur′gi·cal (-jĭ-kəl) adj.
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chemosurgery

(ˌkiːməʊˈsɜːdʒərɪ)
n
a method of treating cancer involving the use of chemicals to destroy malignant tissue or skin
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che•mo•sur•ger•y

(ˌki moʊˈsɜr dʒə ri, ˌkɛm oʊ-)

n.
the use of chemical substances to destroy diseased or unwanted tissue.
[1940–45]
che`mo•sur′gi•cal, adj.
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chemosurgery

a therapeutic procedure that uses chemicals to destroy pathogenic tissue, especially skin cancers.
See also: Cancer
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chemosurgery

Surgery using chemicals.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chemosurgery - use of chemical to destroy diseased or malignant tissue; used in treatment of skin cancer
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"
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Translations

che·mo·sur·ger·y

n. quimiocirugía, extirpación o remoción de tejidos por medio de sustancias químicas.
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Keywords: Retinoblastoma, Intravenous Chemotherapy, photocoagulation, cryotherapy, Intravitreal Melphalan, ophthalmic artery chemosurgery, regression, globe salvage, enucleation.
Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans resected by Mohs' surgery (Chemosurgery).
Mohs, "Chemosurgery: a microscopically controlled method of cancer excision," Archives of Surgery, vol.
Chemosurgery for retinoblastoma: what we know after 5 years.
Gobin, "Superselective ophthalmic artery chemotherapy as primary treatment for retinoblastoma (chemosurgery)," Ophthalmology, vol.
Procedures that can be performed without discontinuing warfarin [15] Ophthalmological Cataract surgery Trabeculectomy Dental Uncomplicated extraction Dental hygiene Restorations Endodontics Prosthetics Periodontal therapy Dermatological Chemosurgery for skin cancer (Mohs surgery) Simple excisions Gastrointestinal Diagnostic OGD Colonoscopy without biopsy Diagnostic ERCP Biliary stent without sphincterotomy EUS without biopsy Push enteroscopy OGD = oesophagogastroduodenoscopy; ERCP = endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography; EUS = endoscopic ultrasonography.