Miles operation

Miles op·er·a·tion

(mīlz), Avoid the incorrect forms Mile and Mile's.
Combined abdominoperineal resection of the distal colon and rectum for carcinoma of the rectum. Associated with a permanent colostomy.
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Miles op·er·a·tion

(mīlz op-ĕr-ā'shŭn)
Combined abdominoperineal resection for carcinoma of the rectum.
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William E., English surgeon, 1869-1947.
Miles clamp
Miles clip
Miles operation - combined abdominoperineal resection for rectal carcinoma. Synonym(s): Miles resection
Miles punch biopsy forceps
Miles resection - Synonym(s): Miles operation
Miles retractor
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