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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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If carcinoma is suspected, en bloc resection should be the initial surgery with special care taken to prevent capsular damage and tumour spillage.
Therefore, an en bloc resection of the two lesions was performed [Figure 1]e and [Figure 1]f, which was followed by dissection of the right neck lymph nodes.
As might be expected, when feasible, curettage with preservation of the joint is to be preferred over an en bloc resection, which is associated with a higher rate of complications and less satisfactory functional results.
En bloc resection of coracoid base osteoid osteoma in a child: an extremely rare case.
There were no significant differences in submucosal injection frequency, specimen size, en bloc resection rate and perforation rate between the two endoscopic groups.
The tumor was not amenable to en bloc resection due to involvement of the internal carotid artery and the anterior inferior cerebellar artery.
In our case, the en bloc resection nature of the ribs and sternum was deemed unsuitable for reconstruction by the operating surgeon and, due to financial constraints, no further attempts were made for reconstruction.
Surgical intervention either by placing drains or en bloc resection appears to have greatest success (Veenendaal et al.
Small lesions with minimal destruction or expansion of cortical bone can be treated with intralesional procedures with or without bone grafting; however, aggressive large-sized and expansible tumors should be treated through segmental or en bloc resection techniques and reconstruction with structural grafts [5].
Ifpenis, prepuce, and regional lymph nodes are extensively involved, surgical options are en bloc resection with or without penile retroversion [13-15] or penile transection just distal to a perineal urethrostomy [16,17].
NNA - En bloc resection of tumors of the bladder using HybridKnife is a new surgical procedure that allows recently discovered cancer of the bladder to be effectively treated.
ESD overcomes the limitation that when a lesion is larger than 20 mm, EMR could hardly enable en bloc resection, while compared with EMR it increases the operation time and the risk of complications such as bleeding and perforation [5].