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procedure

(pro-se'jur) [Fr. procédure, ult. fr. L. procedere, to go forward]
A particular way of accomplishing a desired result.

Blalock-Hanlon procedure

See: Blalock-Hanlon procedure

Burch procedure

See: Burch procedure

Chamberlain procedure

See: Chamberlain procedure

commando procedure

A surgical procedure for cancers of the head and neck in which the entire tumor, neighboring lymph nodes, and a portion of the mandible are removed.

ex-utero-intrapartum procedure

Abbreviation: EXIT
A modification of a cesarean delivery, in which after delivery the fetus remains attached to the umbilical cord until its airway is securely intubated. The EXIT procedure is used during those assisted births in which severe airway obstruction or respiratory insufficiency is suspected.

Fontan procedure

See: Fontan procedure

Hartmann procedure

See: Hartmann procedure

Heller procedure

See: Heller procedure

invasive procedure

A procedure in which the body is penetrated or entered, e.g., by a tube, needle, or ionizing radiation.

Kasai procedure

See: Kasai procedure

Marshall-Marchetti-Krantz procedure

See: Marshall-Marchetti-Krantz procedure

MAZE procedure

A surgical treatment for atrial fibrillation, in which the right and left pulmonary veins are isolated and the left atrial appendix is surgically removed. Incisions are made to disrupt the irregular fibrillatory flow of electricity through the atrium, constructing a path shaped like a labyrinth, which directs energy solely from the sinoatrial node to the atrioventricular node. The procedure is often performed during other heart surgeries, e.g., coronary artery bypass grafting.

Mitrofanoff procedure

See: Mitrofanoff procedure

Mustard procedure

See: Mustard procedure

platelet neutralization procedure

Abbreviation: PNP
A laboratory test to determine the presence of a lupus anticoagulant in a blood sample. The test is performed by adding platelet membranes to a plasma sample having a prolonged activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT). The normalization of the APTT after the addition of the platelet membranes suggests the presence of the anticoagulant.

Puestow procedure

See: Puestow procedure

Rashkind procedure

See: Rashkind procedure

Ross procedure

See: Ross procedure

staged procedure

Any operation undertaken in two or more separate parts, with a lull between the two stages to facilitate tissue healing or clearance of infection.

Toupet procedure

See: Toupet procedure

ex-utero-intrapartum procedure

Abbreviation: EXIT
A modification of a cesarean delivery, in which after delivery the fetus remains attached to the umbilical cord until its airway is securely intubated. The EXIT procedure is used during those assisted births in which severe airway obstruction or respiratory insufficiency is suspected.
See also: procedure

Ex utero intrapartum treatment (EXIT)

A cesarean section in which the infant is removed from the uterus but the umbilical cord is not cut until after surgery for a congenital defect that blocks an air passage.
Mentioned in: Prenatal Surgery
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It is a hazard and an accident waiting to happen as one exits when traffic comes from your right while you are exiting normally.
Exiting encompasses not only getting fired or retiring but also being promoted to a different position or departing voluntarily from one's present position to enter a new work setting or avocational (e.
It is important to remember that no matter how good the technology or design, preventing unwanted exiting involves more than technology: It is affected by staff practices and must also involve programming.
The deputies, who were both wearing body armor, returned to the address, exiting their vehicle at the same time.
First, the remaining partners could have bought out the exiting partners and the surviving partnership could have entered into an exchange and continued to hold the new property.
Those car drivers that can't be bothered exiting the correct way just cause problems and hold-ups.
About 4 1/2 miles of lanes for entering and exiting will be added to two existing entry-exit areas on the northbound lanes.
These locks can be integrated with a departure alert system to restrict only high-risk individuals from exiting while staff and visitors can come and go freely.
The cashier kiosk will now be open during the busiest exiting periods between 3 and 11 p.
Nonetheless, half of owners surveyed have an aggressive timeframe for exiting their business, indicating that they will leave their business within the next 10 years.