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 (prē-ŏp′ər-ə-tĭv, -ŏp′rə-, -ŏp′ə-rā′-)
Occurring before surgery: preoperative preparations.

pre·op′er·a·tive·ly adv.


(Surgery) in a preoperative context
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Our goal is to allow the surgeons we work with to preoperatively plan and use patient-specific guides in pursuit of more predictable surgical outcomes.
The same measures and rating scales (including the SF-12) collected preoperatively were collected postoperatively for all 43 patients who returned.
The minimal fat AML may be impossible to distinguish from RCC preoperatively.
Identification of intratumoral fat within the mass on imaging studies may suggest the diagnosis of AML preoperatively.
The equipment must be designed to control bladder volume, both filled to empty the bladder, for children and adults with option for children / woman / man preoperatively, operatively and postoperatively.
All of the patients were evaluated preoperatively and at the following six points following surgery: six weeks, three months, one year, two years, five years and seven years.
We sought a tool that would reliably predict a patient's risk preoperatively, at the time surgery is being planned.
Preoperatively, most Roux-en-Y gastric bypass patients have a higher than normal BMD, "so even a loss of 10% over 2 years is not going to put most of them in the osteopenic or osteoporotic range.
Thyroid function tests were performed preoperatively and at 2 time points postoperatively (usually at 6 and 12 months) while they were receiving stable doses of levothyroxine (T4).
In the study, 100 patients with lesions located in motor eloquent areas were preoperatively mapped by a navigated brain stimulation (NBS) system which uses nTMS.
Ovarian fibroma is often difficult to diagnose preoperatively and usually misdiagnosed as uterine myoma, because of the solid nature of the mass on examination, and the ultrasonic similarities between the two anomalies.