necrosectomy

nec·ro·sec·to·my

(nek'rō-sek-tŏ-mē),
Resection of necrotic tissue.

necrosectomy

Excision of necrotic tissue; generally, debridement (see there).

necrosectomy

Surgery Excision of necrotic tissue; generally, debridement, see there.
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We performed a complete necrosectomy and created a perineal urethrostomy (Fig.
29) Postponing pancreatic necrosectomy, the gold-standard therapy, beyond the 4th week of disease is advised in order to allow the immune system to better demarcate the necrotic area.
Necrosectomy and postoperative local lavage in patients with necrotizing pancreatitis: results of a prospective clinical trial.
After discussion with a tertiary pancreatic unit, naso-jejunal feeding was planned to optimise the patient's nutrition prior to interval necrosectomy and cholecystectomy.
While open surgical necrosectomy is the traditional approach, various minimally invasive techniques have been introduced (7,19).
Most guidelines suggest three techniques which share comparable success and mortality rates: 1) open necrosectomy with closed continuous lavage of the retroperitoneum (131); 2) open necrosectomy combined either with planned re-laparotomies followed by delayed primary closure and drainage or with multiple drainage and re-laparotomy on demand (137); 3) open necrosectomy with open packing and planned re-laparotomies (138).
One method is minimally invasive retroperitoneal necrosectomy using a nephroscope (139,140).
Except for the Japanese guidelines, which prefer surgical Necrosectomy (9), all guidelines suggest either surgical or minimally invasive debridement and drainage, depending on individual patient features and locally available expertise.
But open pancreatic necrosectomy still has a vital and sometimes lifesaving role, Nicholas N.
Extensive infection and/or a dense necrotic bed without liquefaction, especially in an unstable patient, call for open pancreatic necrosectomy.
95) The treatment of choice in these circumstances is open surgical necrosectomy.
Early versus late necrosectomy in severe necrotizing pancreatitis.