salvage procedure


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salvage procedure

[′sal·vij prə‚sē·jər]
(engineering)
The recovery, evacuation, and reclamation of damaged, discarded, condemned, or abandoned material, ships, craft, and floating equipment for reuse, repair, refabrication, or scrapping.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Use of a retrograde nail for ankle arthrodesis in Charcot neuroarthropathy: a limb salvage procedure. Foot Ankle Int 2007;28:967-970.
In the case of chronic scaphoid nonunions with advanced degenerative change, salvage procedures may be necessary to improve pain and function in this patient subset.
Single anastomosis duodenoileal bypass with sleeve gastrectomy (SADI-S) is considered today as an effective salvage procedure. However, it is burdened by the risks of duodenal fistula and malnutrition [20].
Mubarak et al., "Roux-en-Y fistulojejunostomy as a salvage procedure in patients with post-sleeve gastrectomy fistula: mid-term results," Surgical Endoscopy, vol.
In these patients stable osteosynthesis was not possible therefore elbow arthodesis with external fixator in functional position was selected as salvage procedure.
Therefore, this method should be provided to patients as a salvage procedure, not as the first choice for revision surgery.
At the discretion of the operating surgeon, no salvage procedure was performed.
Initial management consisted of cefoxitin 2 gm IV, as well as amikacin 7.5mg/ kg IV following dialysis, with the plan to treat the patient for three to four weeks and then attempt a catheter salvage procedure (as described in Case 2, above).
Two-and-a-half years after its fateful voyage the ship was righted ahead of the major salvage procedure.
In Groups 2 + 3 we removed an average of 16.6 (2-36) LNs in the salvage procedure, and 14.7% of these were positive.
Conclusions: Our finding indicated that endoprosthetic replacement is an effective salvage procedure for failed internal fixation of intertrochanteric fracture in elderly patients with effective pain relief and functional improvement as well as few serious complications.
Citing other details agreed upon in the salvage procedure, TPAMB said that nets used to collect debris should have small holes to prevent the accidental catching of marine fauna off the Tubbataha Reef.