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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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Lee et al., "Efficacy of endoscopic submucosal resection with a ligation device for removing small rectal carcinoid tumor compared with endoscopic mucosal resection: analysis of 100 cases," Digestive Endoscopy, vol.
Comparison of radiofrequency tissue volume reduction and submucosal resection with microdebrider in inferior turbinate hypertrophy.
Conclusion: Local anaesthesia was found to be a far more safe, effective and economical option for submucosal resection of nasal septum.
An even newer technique, submucosal resection with a turbinate microdebrider blade, effectively addresses turbinate hypertrophy and allows for the preservation of mucosa, but it requires general anesthesia and longer operating time.
The patient underwent transoral submucosal resection via a midline soft-palate-split approach (figure 3).
Thirty patients were treated by total inferior turbinectomy and thirty cases were treated by submucosal resection of inferior turbinate and results in terms of relief of nasal obstruction based on VAS (Visual Analogue Score) were observed with follow-up carried out at three weeks.
(4) If access remains restricted, a submucosal resection of the nasal septum and a bony turbinoplasty will allow for further exposure and will facilitate extraction.
Micro flap technique involves an incision on the superior surface of the vocal fold, submucosal resection, and preservation of the mucosa as a biological dressing along the leading edge of the vocal fold8.
The many types of surgery for inferior turbinate enlargement can be broadly classified into three categories: (1) simple mechanical means, such as crushing or lateral fracturing, (2) destructive procedures, such as electrocautery or laser vaporization, which reduce the volume of the turbinate, and (3) actual resection procedures, such as submucosal resection, partial resection, trimming of the turbinates, or inferior turbinoplasty.