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en bloc resection

Oncology The resection of a large bulky tumor virtually without dissection Surgery EBR is used in certain cancers to remove a primary lesion, the contiguous draining lymph nodes, and everything in between, as in a modified radical mastectomy

en bloc resection

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En bloc resection of diaphragm with lung for recurrent ovarian cancer: a case report.
En bloc resection is recommended for lesions of the sternum that expand or violate the cortex.
En bloc resection of our patient's tumor would have required tracheal resection and esophagectomy, and it would have resulted in significant morbidity and poor quality of life.
The other 4 underwent en bloc resection at the site of their local recurrence along with hemithyroidectomy and central compartment neck dissection; one of these patients also underwent a lateral compartment neck dissection.
Wide en bloc resection without regional node dissection is the treatment of choice.
The otolaryngology service performed a tracheostomy and en bloc resection of the right infratemporal fossa, the facial nerve, and the mandible from the right condyle to the left parasymphysis (figure 4).
Kauffmann and Stout (6) and Stringel et al (7) have recommended total excision to avoid a recurrence of tumor expansion, although en bloc resection is not mandatory in light of the benign nature of this tumor.
1-3) Patients who have undergone simple parathyroidectomy without en bloc resection of surrounding structures (e.