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A method in surveying by which the horizontal position of an occupied point is determined by drawing lines from the point to two or more points of known position.
A method of determining a plane-table position by orienting along a previously drawn foresight line and drawing one or more rays through the foresight from previously located stations.
The surgical removal of a section or segment of an organ or other structure.



an operation that involves the partial excision of a diseased organ. Amputation is the removal of the peripheral part of an organ, while extirpation is the complete removal of an organ. In surgical practice gastric resections are most frequently performed; pyloric stenoses and stomach cancers or gastric ulcers that are complicated by hemorrhaging often require gastric resections. Resections of the small or large intestine are performed in cases of traumatic ruptures, obstructions, or tumors. An anastomosis is created between the stump of the stomach and the duodenum or jejunum or between the remaining sections of the intestine after gastric or intestinal resections. Resections are also performed on the thyroid gland, lungs, and joints.

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Nevertheless, a radical surgical operation such as cornual wedge resection seems to be the safest approach in ruptured cases when the patient is haemodynamically unstable.
Treatment offered for Meckel's Diverticulum egmental Resection with Ileoileal Anastomosis Diverticulectomy with Wedge Resection Ileo-ascending Colon Anastomosis with Ileostomy
This approach including wedge resection and segmentectomy had a trend for equal OS and DFS.
Thoracoscopy with wedge resection is the gold standard for diagnosis of a malignant nodule.
Tumours of the posterior wall are resected by using a lesion-lifting approach combined with a wedge resection, which requires opening of the lesser sac.
Wedge resection alone or combined with segmental phenolisation for the treatment of ingrowing toenail.
The patients also underwent a bronchoscopy, wedge resection and/or lobectomy, whichever was required for final diagnosis.
2) An Endo GIA purple stapling device was used to perform a right lower lobe wedge resection of the tumor mass en bloc.
4,12) According to level-4 evidence, a moderate long-term success rate has been reported following wedge resection surgery for older adults to return to their prior functional activities with manageable pain.
He underwent a wedge resection surgery, in which a part of the nail is removed, followed with phenolisation which minimises the chances of recurrence.
5 cm white, lobulated, cartilaginous area at the base of the wedge resection.