excision

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excision

[ek′sizh·ən]
(genetics)
Recombination involving removal of a genetic element.
(medicine)
The cutting out of a part; removal of a foreign body or growth from a part, organ, or tissue.
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Total mesorectal excision in the operative treatment of carcinoma of the rectum.
Prognostic significance of the circumferential resection margin following total mesorectal excision for rectal cancer.
The investigators randomized 990 rectal cancer patients to receive preoperative radiotherapy (PRT) followed by standard total mesorectal excision (TME) or TME alone.
Substantial improvements have been made in the treatment of rectal cancer in the past two decades because of earlier diagnosis, improved efficacy and delivery of chemotherapy, and the adoption of advanced surgical techniques such as laparoscopic total mesorectal excision (TME).
Numerous studies have demonstrated that total mesorectal excision (TME) improves local recurrence rates and the corresponding survival by as much as 20%.
Over 1,800 patients with rectal cancer were randomly assigned to undergo either total mesorectal excision or preoperative radiation therapy and total mesorectal excision.

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