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extracorporeal

 [ek″strah-kor-por´e-al]
located or occurring outside the body.

ex·tra·cor·po·re·al

(eks'tră-kōr-pō'rē-ăl),
Outside of, or unrelated to, the body or any anatomic "corpus."

extracorporeal

/ex·tra·cor·po·re·al/ (-kor-por´e-al) situated or occurring outside the body.

extracorporeal

(ĕk′strə-kôr-pôr′ē-əl)
adj.
Situated or occurring outside the body.

ex′tra·cor·po′re·al·ly adv.

extracorporeal

[ek′strakôr′pôr′ē·əl]
Etymology: L, extra + corpus, body
something that is outside the body, such as extracorporeal circulation in which venous blood is diverted outside the body to a heart-lung machine and returned to the body through a femoral or other artery.

extracorporeal

adjective Referring to circulation of blood that occurs outside the body–eg, via apheresis. See Apheresis.

ex·tra·cor·po·re·al

(eks'tră-kōr-pōr'ē-ăl)
Outside, or unrelated to, the body or any anatomic corpus.

extracorporeal

Outside the body.

Extracorporeal

Outside of, or unrelated to, the body.
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ex·tra·cor·po·re·al

(eks'tră-kōr-pōr'ē-ăl)
Outside of, or unrelated to, the body or any anatomic "corpus."

extracorporeal

situated or occurring outside the body.

extracorporeal circulation
the circulation of blood outside the body, as through a hemodialyzer for removal of substances usually excreted in the urine, or through an extracorporeal circulatory support unit for carbon dioxide-oxygen exchange (see below).
extracorporeal circulatory support unit
a heart-lung machine. In animals used mainly in the investigation of cardiac prosthetic devices.
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In most of the reported series, urinary diversion is performed extracorporeally and the number of centres performing a totally intra-corporeal RARC, including urinary diversion and ureteral anastomosis, is very limited.
Whenever possible the vesicouterine peritoneal defect is closed with a running suture and tied extracorporeally.
Unlike older ultrafiltration methods, which never caught on because they required central venous access and intensive patient monitoring, the CHF Solutions device is easy to use, requires only peripheral venous access, and takes only 33 mL of blood extracorporeally at any given time.
Cooperman, Fowler, Jacobs, and others did laparoscopically assisted colectomies by mobilizing the colon, preparing for resection intracorporeally, and then doing the actual resection and anastomosis extracorporeally through a mini-laparotomy incision (1-3).
We performed the resection and anastomosis extracorporeally and returned the bowel to the abdominal cavity.
The sutures were then passed up through Cooper's ligament and tied extracorporeally using laparoscopic needle holders and placed using knot pushers while the bladder neck was elevated intravaginally to the correct position.

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