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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.
1. removal of a wedge-shaped portion of the ovary; used in the treatment of virilizing disorders of ovarian origin, such as the polycystic ovarian syndrome.
2. a lung resection in which only the lesion and a small piece of lung are removed (as opposed to a lobectomy or segmentectomy).
Surgical removal of a wedge-shaped portion of tissue, as of the ovary.
the surgical excision of part of an organ, such as part of an ovary containing a cyst. The segment excised may be wedge-shaped.
wedge resectionA triangular piece of tissue removed in surgery, most commonly obtained in 2 distinct contexts Gynecology A cuneiform section from an ovary which, by an unknown mechanism, may induce ovulation in polycystic ovaries, usually performed after clomiphene and gonadotropic therapy have failed to correct infertility in ♀ with polycystic ovaries–Stein-Leventhal syndrome Surgical oncology A wedge of lung, often subpleural, which contains a small radiologically identified lesion, which may harbor a single focus of malignancy
wedge re·sec·tion(wej rē-sek'shŭn)
Removal of a wedge-shaped portion of the ovary; used in the treatment of virilizing disorders of ovarian origin, such as the polycystic ovarian syndrome.
wedge resectionexcision of wedge-shaped section of bone, allowing shaft realignment; e.g. Akin procedure
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.