salvage procedure


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salvage procedure

1. The recovery, evacuation, and reclamation of damaged, discarded, condemned, or abandoned allied or enemy materiel, ships, craft, and floating equipment for reuse, repair, refabrication, or scrapping.
2. Naval salvage operations include harbor and channel clearance, diving, hazardous towing and rescue tug services and the recovery of materiel, ships, craft, and floating equipment sunk offshore or elsewhere stranded.
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Therefore, elbow arthodesis, which is a limb salvage procedure, is the procedure of choice5.
This method should be provided as a salvage procedure for patients with a nonreconstructable ulnar bone defect.
These Giant hydronephrosis usually present in middle age and the main therapeutic challenge is whether to go ahead with ablative or salvage procedure.
The present study concluded that amputation of horn at base by flap method was adequate as a salvage procedure for management of horn fracture and horn cancer cases as adequate skin flap could be made available for closure of skin and cases healed without any complications.
The text follows a standard format: 1) concise description of procedure and key principles; 2) surgeon expectations; 3) indications and contraindications; 4) special considerations and instructions; tips, pearls, and lessons learned to help minimize complications or difficulties encountered; 6) key procedural steps; 7) pitfalls associated with the described technique; and 8) available bailout, rescue, and salvage procedure, if and when necessary.
At the discretion of the operating surgeon, no salvage procedure was performed.
Thoracic surgeons may be called in for a salvage procedure wherein damaged sections are removed to make the remaining healthy lung tissues more effective.
Two-and-a-half years after its fateful voyage the ship was righted ahead of the major salvage procedure.
Conclusions: Our finding indicated that endoprosthetic replacement is an effective salvage procedure for failed internal fixation of intertrochanteric fracture in elderly patients with effective pain relief and functional improvement as well as few serious complications.
Citing other details agreed upon in the salvage procedure, TPAMB said that nets used to collect debris should have small holes to prevent the accidental catching of marine fauna off the Tubbataha Reef.
The board consulted the BHA's veterinary committee, which advised it was an increasingly uncommon salvage procedure, the use of which would likely die out of its own accord over a period time," it said.
The present study, however, proved beyond doubt, the role of omental transplantation in clinical improvement and as a limb salvage procedure in Burger's disease.