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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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With persistent anastomotic leak despite multiple courses of antibiotics and fecal diversion, options considered for definitive repair included resection of anastomosis and recreation of the colon-anal anastomosis via hand-sewn approach; resection of anastomosis with end colostomy; attempt at repair/resection of colon distal to EEA staple line; or a novel endoscopic approach.
In some instances the histopathology reports clearly stated that a particular parameter had been evaluated, but that no value could be attributed (eg, nearest and farthest end resection margins could not be specified because the resection specimen had not been marked by the surgeon).
Fibroid resection using hysteroscopy in an outpatient setting is safe, effective, and costs considerably less than removal in an operating room, according to a study.
Some form of surgical procedure was performed in 75% of cases and a major resection - removal of all or part of the bowel - was undertaken in 60% of patients.
Standard combination chemotherapy regimens comprising 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) plus leucovorin [LV, also known as folinic acid (FA)] in combination with irinotecan, typically FOLFIRI or oxaliplatin (FOLFOX) have been reported to facilitate the resection of 9%-40% of initially unresectable metastases [1, 2], with data emerging from randomized trials suggesting that the addition of targeted agents and a third cytotoxic might be even more effective.