Definitions

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  • adj. Situated outside a capsule, especially outside the capsular ligament of a joint.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Situated outside of a capsule, esp. outside the capsular ligament of a joint.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Situated outside of a capsule; specifically, in Radiolaria, situated without the central capsule; pertaining to the extracapsularium. Also extracapsulary.

Etymologies

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extra- +‎ capsular

Examples

  • Thanks to the market, you can afford a hip replacement and extracapsular cataract extraction and a defibrillator—the costs have all come down with volume.

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  • The patients treated by Dr. Samadi during his visit each presented their own medical challenges, including a midline incision in one patient and advanced prostate cancer with T3 extracapsular extension in another, making his extensive knowledge vital to their cases.

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  • To summarize, the three-year biochemical recurrence free survival rate was statistically similar between the da Vinci Prostatectomy and the radical retropubic prostatectomy groups on the whole, as well as, when stratified by pathological stage, grade and margins status on a multivariate analysis, extracapsular extension, pathological grade 7 or greater and positive surgical margin were independent predictors of biochemical recurrence, while surgical approach was not.

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  • Neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy for esophageal cancer: Impact on extracapsular lymph node involvement.

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  • Little is known about the effects of neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy (CRT) on the presence of extracapsular LNI and its prognostic value in patients with resected esophageal cancer.

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  • Therefore extracapsular LNI should be noted as a negative prognostic factor and should be taken into account for a revised staging system for esophageal cancer.

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  • More recently, attention has focused on the presence of extracapsular lymph node involvement (LNI), which identifies a subgroup of patients with significantly worse long-term survival.

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  • The results support the hypothesis that extracapsular LNI is not influenced by neoadjuvant CRT and identifies a subgroup of esophageal cancer patients with a significantly worse long-term survival.

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  • The research team, led by Dr. Metzger R and Dr. Hölscher AH from the Department of General, Visceral, and Cancer Surgery, Center for Integrated Oncology, University of Cologne, Germany investigated the effects of neoadjuvant CRT on the presence of extracapsular LNI and its prognostic value in patients with resected esophageal cancer.

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  • Complications are rare for extracapsular extraction.

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