lymphadenectomy


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lymphadenectomy

 [lim-fad″ĕ-nek´to-me]
excision of one or more lymph nodes, usually for the purpose of examination. Called also lymph node dissection.
retroperitoneal lymphadenectomy surgical removal of lymph nodes in the retroperitoneal space, usually because of cancer metastasis, such as from carcinomas of the genital organs in men. Called also retroperitoneal lymph node dissection.

lym·phad·e·nec·to·my

(lim-fad'ĕ-nek'tŏ-mē),
Excision of lymph nodes.
[lymphadeno- + G. ektomē, excision]

lymphadenectomy

/lym·phad·e·nec·to·my/ (lim-fad″ĕ-nek´tah-me) surgical excision of a lymph node or nodes.

lymphadenectomy

(lĭm-făd′n-ĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical excision of one or more lymph nodes.

lymphadenectomy

surgical removal of a lymph node or nodes. Also called lymph node dissection.

lymphadenectomy

Lymph node dissection Surgery A procedure in which the lymph nodes are removed and evaluated for cancer. See Axillary tail.

lym·phad·e·nec·to·my

(lim-fad'ĕ-nek'tŏ-mē)
Excision of lymph nodes.
[lymphadeno- + G. ektomē, excision]

lymphadenectomy

Surgical removal of LYMPH NODES.

lymphadenectomy

excision of one or more lymph nodes.
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Association Between the Number of Dissected Lymph Nodes During Pelvic Lymphadenectomy and Cancer-Specific Survival in Patients with Lymph Node-Negative Urothelial Carcinoma of the Bladder Undergoing Radical Cystectomy.
Role of lymphadenectomy for patients undergoing radical nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma.
More favourable results were reported in Asian studies compared with Western trials, but differences in tumour location, prevalence of early stages, extent of preoperative staging evaluation and a more extensive lymphadenectomy may also account for these differences [8].
As an alternative, sentinel lymphadenectomy has been discussed as a less invasive strategy to identify lymphatic spread of metastatic cancer cells (5, 12, 13).
SYLATRON is indicated for the adjuvant treatment of melanoma with microscopic or gross nodal involvement within 84 days of definitive surgical resection including complete lymphadenectomy.
Lymphadenectomy was performed in 4 pediatric patients in whom hilar lymphadenopathy was detected initially on computed tomographic scan.
The plants used in urology patients for whom the following measures are planned: nephrectomised and other kidney surgery, cystectomy and lymphadenectomy, as well as gastrokirurgiassa intestine and sappirakkokirurgia.
Extraperitoneal para-aortic lymphadenectomy can result in more harvested nodes than standard laparoscopic or robot-assisted laparoscopic staging of patients with endometrial cancer, according to Dr.
After discussing the surgical findings and options with the patient's family, a decision was made to proceed with a radical cholecystectomy and periportal lymphadenectomy, which proceeded without incident.
7-9) The identification of microscopic metastasis in a sentinel lymph node has a significant impact on patient care; these patients are offered completion lymphadenectomy and stratified on the basis of node status for adjuvant therapy protocols.
Further tests revealed that Easom's melanoma had spread to her lymph nodes, which meant she needed a lymphadenectomy to have them removed.