from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Surgical removal of all or part of an organ, tissue, or structure.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The surgical excision of part of a tissue
- n. A method of finding one's position by using a map and compass
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of cutting or paring off.
- n. The removal of the articular extremity of a bone, or of the ends of the bones in a false articulation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of cutting or paring off; specifically, in surgery, the removal of the articular extremity of a bone, or of the ends of the bones in a false articulation; excision of a portion of some part, as of a bone or nerve.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. surgical removal of part of a structure or organ
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View larger image » lung lesion, we believe that elective resection is warranted due to the risks of infection and occult malignant transformation.
The operation is known as resection of the plantar aponeurosis, or the complete operation for gathered nail.
The second thing is that half, about half of our business comes from resection, which is a pretty slow growth marketplace.
There are three different types of surgery: a wedge resection, which is to remove a small section of lung that contains the tumor along with a margin of healthy tissue, a lobectomy, which is to remove the entire lobe of one lung, and a pneumonectomy, which is to remove an entire lung.
But to review what our plan is with regard to IDEs, is that we currently already enjoy an approved indication for general tissue resection, soft tissue resection, which is a general indication, so physicians can use the -- can purchase the system and use it freely for whatever they deem appropriate.
The liver unit team at Wockhardt Hospitals performed the life-saving liver 'resection' on eighteen-month-old Sumana hailing from Orissa.
'resection' followed by an anastomosis (sewing together of healthy parts) and possible removal of lymph nodes will be done.
Early resection also maximizes compensatory lung growth; long-term follow up has shown normal pulmonary function.
For small lesions, we recommend follow-up at a few weeks of age when a cine or spiral chest CT can be performed followed by elective resection of the mass.
The finding that fetuses with hydrops are at very high risk for fetal or neonatal demise led to the performance of either fetal surgical resection of the massively enlarged pulmonary lobe (fetal lobectomy) for cystic/solid lesions or thoracoamniotic shunting for lesions with a dominant cyst.