inoperable


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inoperable

Surgery not suitable for operation without risk, esp (of a malignant tumour) because metastasis has rendered surgery useless
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"Its function as a stun gun was completely inoperable, for reasons those who examined the device were never really able to get to the bottom of."
The FDA has granted the designation based on Phase II data from the Sprint trial, which assessed selumetinib as an oral monotherapy in paediatric patients aged three years or older with inoperable NF1-related plexiform neurofibromas.
Before the sale to Musso, the FBI had replaced each grenade's original, operable fuze with an identical but inoperable one.
These include patients suffering from any benign or malignant pathology for which esophagectomy was done and those patients who are suffering from inoperable carcinoma and underwent feeding jejunostomy for palliative purposes.
"The way that it has grown, it has wrapped itself around healthy brain tissue so in terms of being able to operate, it's inoperable," he said.
"We went all over the world really - looking, asking, begging, trying to do what we could to find a solution - because we were told [it was] inoperable, incurable," Christiansen said.
He had surgery but the disease spread to his liver and is now inoperable.
THIS is the beautiful face of a new arrival which has made a man with inoperable cancer even more determined to live.
Background: Inoperable chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) is a severe clinical syndrome characterized by right cardiac failure and possibly subsequent liver dysfunction.
A DAD and Tyneside businessman is facing an uncertain future after doctors told him his brain tumour was inoperable.
NOTORIOUS ex-drug smuggler and author Howard Marks is battling inoperable bowel cancer.