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dissection

[də′sek·shən]
(geology)
Destruction of the continuity of the land surface by erosive cutting of valleys or ravines into a relatively even surface.
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Recurrent dissection occurred in eight patients for endoleak, three of whom were in the aspirin group while five of them were in the no-aspirin group (2.
Results * Of the 141 patients with cervical artery dissection, 12 had documented chiropractic neck manipulation prior to the onset of the symptoms that led to medical presentation.
The next day, the diagnosis of vertebral artery dissection was confirmed with MRI and MRA (Fig.
But now it's back and diners can get even more involved by having a go at dissection themselves.
It requires the presence of a non-iatrogenic dissection in the absence of coronary atherosclerosis appearing as a radiolucent intimal flap or typical contrast staining at the site of dissection.
These participants were randomly assigned to immediate-completion node dissection (971 patients) or nodal observation (931 patients).
We conducted a prospective, randomized, double-blind, controlled clinical study to compare the effects of PlasmaBlade tonsillectomy and standard cold dissection tonsillectomy in adults with recurrent chronic tonsillitis who were treated at Bakirkoy Dr.
Keywords: Cold steel dissection, Hemorrhage, Monopolar cautery, Tonsillectomy.
Conclusion: This case report illustrates the importance of having a high index of suspicion for aortic dissection to avoid a mistaken diagnosis in patients with an electrocardiogram (ECG) suggestive of ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI).
Cerebral angiography revealed a dissection at the right ACA between the A1 and A2 segments (Figure 3).
The data were gathered on 50 patients in the Medtronic Valiant Captivia Dissection IDE Trial, conducted at 16 U.