chemosurgery


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chemosurgery

[¦kē·mō¦sərj·ə·rē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of diseased or unwanted tissue by the application of chemicals.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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It divided intraocular RB into five groups, A to E respectively with very low, low, moderate, high, and very high risk of treatment failure with chemoreduction.5 Intravitreal Melphalan and Ophthalmic Artery Chemosurgery (OAC) are relatively newer modalities which are now well established as the mainstay retinoblastoma treatment therapies.
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Ophthalmic artery chemosurgery for retinoblastoma prevents new intraocular tumors.
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The former is a dermatologist with a specialization in Mohs surgery (also known as chemosurgery), a highly effective procedure for common types of skin cancer, as well as a respected clinical investigator; Janice Harris is a certified public accountant.