Salvage Surgery

General surgery Salvage surgery may be defined as
1. Palliative surgery The excision of a tissue designed to reduce the risk of death due to physiologic derangement
2. Limb-salvage surgery
3. Salvage cystoprostatectomy
4. Salvage prostatectomy
Surgical oncology Thoracic surgeons define salvage surgery as lung cancer surgery intended to eradicate all remaining or recurrent tumours when other modalities fail
Trauma surgery A surgical procedure to correct major vascular injuries and other sources of bleeding that are immediately life-threatening, followed by immediate cessation of the operation
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The incidence of salvage surgery was low with mastectomy being performed in one APBI patient and zero WBI patients, and lumpectomy being performed in two APBI patients and four WBI patients.
Carbon dioxide laser salvage surgery after radiotherapy failure in T1 and T2 glottic carcinoma.
He underwent eight months of aggressive chemotherapy and limb salvage surgery to remove the tumour.
3,4,6) Multimodal treatment with chemoradiotherapy and salvage surgery is recommended in advanced UC to improve local control and survival.
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Such a system should be reserved for end stage disease where salvage surgery represents an alternative to fusion or excision arthroplasty.
Hannah, from Northfield, was treated with eight months of chemotherapy and limb salvage surgery to the right leg, where her knee was replaced with a titanium re her knee a titaalt joint.
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The success of limb salvage depends on speedy detection and early referral by the primary care healthcare practitioner, and on a coordinated and carefully thought out sequence of staging, preoperative treatment, limb salvage surgery, and post-salvage support and follow-up by a dedicated team of care givers,” says Dr.
Medics managed to save Lily's leg in the extremely rare procedure, known as limb salvage surgery.
5,6,14) Biopsy is preferably done open, through a longitudinal incision, without jeopardising possible future limb salvage surgery.
He added: "The problems I found on ward rounds included trauma and fractures that were simply left untreated due to a lack of local expertise but also post-operative patients with deep bone infections needing further salvage surgery, and amputees who'd lost arms and legs from industrial accidents and snake bites who needed a re-do amputation to salvage any function.