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removal, as of an organ, by cutting; called also excision.
gastric resection gastrectomy.
root resection (root-end resection) apicoectomy.
transurethral resection of the prostate (transurethral prostatic resection) see transurethral resection of the prostate.
wedge resection removal of a triangular mass of tissue.
Etymology: Gk, gaster, stomach; L, re + secare, to cut
Surgical resection of all or a part of the stomach.
See also: resection
excision of a portion of an organ or other structure.
en bloc resection
radical resection or amputation.
lateral ear resection
a surgical procedure, usually performed in dogs with otitis externa, in which the lateral cartilaginous plate of the vertical portion of the external ear canal is removed, thereby exposing the horizontal canal for drainage and easier application of topical medications. See also formston-mccunn method, lacroix operation, zepp operation.
a procedure in which the mucosa, e.g. of a prolapsed vagina, is stripped from a circumferential segment and the opposing edges sutured so as to take a tuck in the length of the wall of the viscus.
vertical ear canal resection
total removal of the vertical portion of the external ear canal. Performed in dogs with chronic otitis externa with severe hyperplasia of the meatal epithelium without involvement of the horizontal canal.
removal of a triangular mass of tissue.