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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Role of retroperitoneal lymphadenectomy (RLDN) when patients with nonseminomatous germ cell testicular tumours are at high risk of needing lymph node surgery plus chemotherapy, in Donohue JP (ed.
Assessing retroperitoneal lymphadenectomy experience in United States urological residency programs.
Pathological stage I disease is similarly defined except that the men have also had a pathologically negative retroperitoneal lymphadenectomy (RPLND).
Retroperitoneal lymphadenectomy for clinical stage A testis cancer (1965 to 1989): modifications of technique and impact on ejaculation.
The role of retroperitoneal lymphadenectomy in clinical stage B testis cancer: the Indiana University experience (1965 to 1989).
Primary chemotherapy followed by a selective retroperitoneal lymphadenectomy in the management of clinical stage II testicular carcinoma: a preliminary report.
Resection of postchemotherapy residual masses and limited retroperitoneal lymphadenectomy in patients with metastatic testicular nonseminomatous germ cell tumour s.

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