Necrectomy | definition of necrectomy by Medical dictionary
Operative removal of any necrosed tissue.
[necr- + G. ektomē, excision]
necrectomy /nec·rec·to·my/ (nĕ-krek´tah-me) excision of necrotic tissue.
necrectomy (nĭ-krĕk′tə-mē, nĕ-)
Surgical removal of necrosed tissue.
necrectomy Surgical removal of necrotic tissue; debridement.
excision of necrosed tissue.
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On the second day of hospitalization, a reoperation was performed with a repeated debridement and necrectomy
, due to extensive infection (Figure 1).
Peripheral embolism occurred probably during surgery, with cyanosis of the third finger of the left hand initially, evolving later with dry gangrene, treated by necrectomy
In 2 cases pins were removed and necrectomy
Burke (1922-2011) from Harvard used artificial skin (Integra) for the reconstruction of defects after necrectomy
in patients with burns in 1981 .