bilateral carotid body resection

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bilateral carotid body resection

Abbreviation: BCBR
A rarely used method of treating carotid sinus syncope that relies on the bilateral surgical removal of the carotid bodies.
See: carotid body; carotid sinus syncope
See also: resection
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