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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Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) is a recently introduced advanced technique for treating large colorectal neoplasms that allows complete en bloc resection for an accurate histopathological evaluation, regardless of lesion size, shape, and location.
Use of a latissimus dorsi myocutaneous flap for one-stage reconstruction of the thoracic wall after en bloc resection of primary rib chondrosarcoma in five dogs.
Endoscopic removal of large gastric lipomas: en bloc resection with submucosal dissection or partial resection with unroofing technique?
The mass was fixed to the abdominal side of the left external iliac artery and in order to ensure R0 resection, en bloc resection with external iliac artery was performed.
Vulvar cancer typically spreads through the inguinofemoral lymph nodes and traditionally en bloc resection of these nodes is performed as their status is an important prognostic factor.
The endoscopic operations in all patients were successful, and the rate of en bloc resection was 100%.
The only treatment of potentially curative intent in GBCA is an aggressive R0 resection.[28] Aggressive surgery entails radical cholecystectomy, which includes adequate lymphadenectomy and adequate liver resection along with en bloc resection of any involved viscera.
To understand why, one must appreciate the relative freedom of maneuvering in the abdomen in contrast to the tight anatomical confines of the pelvis where local recurrence is a significant problem related to the challenges associated with oncologic en bloc resection. (4) Much attention has been focused on the radial/circumferential resection margin for rectal cancer.
In the event of underlying venous infiltration, all veins draining into the impaired segment were clamped and en bloc resection including tumor and vein was conducted.
The primary portal-mesenteric axis en bloc resection during pancreatoduodenectomy (PD) is considered a safe approach in experienced high-volume centers with acceptable morbidity and mortality and favourable prognosis compared to unresectable disease.
EMR involves the expansion of submucosal space to create a plane for safe en bloc or piecemeal resection of colorectal polyps without injuring muscle [9], while ESD involves a larger en bloc resection which often includes submucosal tissue [10].