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resection

[ri′sek·shən]
(engineering)
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.
(medicine)
The surgical removal of a section or segment of an organ or other structure.

Resection

 

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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En bloc resection resulted in similar or more recurrence rate than curettage, probably because of higher radiological grade or local tissue contamination.
All parameters (procedure time, specimen size, injection frequency, en bloc resection status and gastric perforations) were successfully recorded by an independent observer for each procedure.
Successful long-term results of surgical en bloc resection and replacement with nonvascularized, autologous fibular, or tibial graft have already been reported in the literature [25].
For the en bloc resection, a fusiform 40 cm long skin incision starting at the umbilicus was made along the midline.
Subgroup analysis indicated that, compared with NS, other submucosal injection solutions significantly increased en bloc resection rate ([I.
Group C' (14 patients) of multicystic (solid) amelo- blastomas were treated aggressively with segmental or en bloc resection.
Oh, but he noted that the 5-year follow-up was longer for the en bloc resection patients than for the others.
At this stage, with the consent of the family, she underwent en bloc resection of the tumour through an anterior approach and then anterior cervical fixation was performed (Figure-2)
En bloc resection or enucleation with peripheral ostectomy results in the best outcome.
The patient underwent a complete en bloc resection of the stomal site, the Monti, a partial cuff of bladder, and 2 loops of bowel adjacent to the Monti that were adherent and possibly involved.
We present a case of a quinary debulking consisting of an en bloc resection of an ovarian cancer implant extending from the hepatic dome to the pulmonary parenchyma through the full thickness of the diaphragm.
The patient then underwent en bloc resection of the tumor (sternum, medial clavicular head, and part of pectoralis major).