wedge resection


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wedge resection

n.
Surgical removal of a wedge-shaped portion of tissue, as of the ovary.
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Wedge resection was performed with mini-thoracotomy for diagnostic purposes.
This information is currently determined with intraoperative frozen sections, in which a small fraction of the surgical specimen is frozen, stained, and assessed microscopically to answer whether a completion lobectomy should be performed instead of a wedge resection. (2) This preliminary intraoperative evaluation is followed by detailed histopathologic analysis of the entire specimen, often with molecular analysis, with results reported several days to a week after the resection.
(6-8) Surgical treatment initially became more widespread following the introduction of wedge resection, which allowed for partial excision of adenomyotic nodules.
In patients with acute right iliac fossa (RIF) pain, abdomen was opened by McBurney's incision and appendicectomy was done first and according to the size of the MD, wedge resection or resection anastomosis was done.
In one case, MD was incidentally detected and only an MD wedge resection was sufficient for recovery.
Lung wedge resection was performed via video assisted thoracic surgery.
Although total gastrectomy was suitable for the treatment of the perforation seeing that it was a large perforated area, because of the patient's bad general situation and hypotensive status, we performed a wedge resection with the help of linear staplers in order to finish the operation in a shorter time period.
All patients underwent apical wedge resection and mechanical abrasion or apical pleurectomy with uniportal VATS or two portal VATS (if pleural adhesion was detected) by the same surgical team (Figure 1).
[3,4] Excision of endometrial deposits, pleurodesis, pleural resection, lung wedge resection or diaphragmatic repair may be performed in order to facilitate treatment.
Comparison of wedge resection (Winograd procedure) and wedge resection plus complete nail plate avulsion in the treatment of ingrown toenails.
A 48-year-old man with ASA status I who had been diagnosed with a right-side pulmonary hamartoma was scheduled for a thoracoscopic pulmonary wedge resection under general anesthesia.