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tr.v. ex·en·ter·at·ed, ex·en·ter·at·ing, ex·en·ter·ates
1. To disembowel; eviscerate.
2. Medicine To remove the contents of (an organ).

[Latin exenterāre, exenterāt-, to disembowel : ex-, ex- + Greek enteron, entrails; see en in Indo-European roots.]

ex·en′ter·a′tion n.
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Noun1.exenteration - surgical removal of the organs within a body cavity (as those of the pelvis)
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"


n. exenteración. V.: evisceration
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Patient underwent Extended Cortical Mastoidectomy with exenteration of retrolabyrinth air cells.
Treatment has included orbital exenteration, which, due to the vascularity of these tissues, may lead to severe hemorrhage or death.
The continence mechanism of female patients with total pelvic exenteration and pelvic autonomic nerve preservation after ileal cystoplasty functions well.
Surgical procedures have ranged from radical prostatectomy to pelvic exenteration with en bloc penectomy and pubectomy.
This type of enucleation is typically referred to as extirpation or exenteration of eyeball and this technique would be associated with few post operative complications such as bleeding and infection.
Current practice, however, is to perform regional lymph node management for unilateral cancers, radical local excision rather than en bloc resections, separate groin incisions, lymphatic mapping, radiation, chemotherapy, and, if necessary, exenteration, Dr.
AUF can be seen in the setting of prior oncologic pelvic surgery, pelvic exenteration, vascular surgeries of the pelvis, and pelvic irradiation therapy.
The tumor was treated surgically with an arm of tumor-free surgical margins and orbital exenteration.
The first such surgery in India was conducted using the da Vinci surgical robotic system at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, where A robotic pelvic anterior exenteration surgery was performed on a 50-year-old woman cancer patient.
For large volume defects, occurring after pelvic exenteration, bulky flaps such as vertical rectus abdominis muscle (VRAM), gracilis, omentum are preferred, to fill the dead space and separate the abdominal contents from the pelvic cavity [6, 21].
Supraestructure maxillectomy and orbital exenteration for treatment of basal cell carcinoma of inferior eyelid: case report and review.