ablative surgery


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ablative surgery

A generic term for an operative procedure in which tissue is ablated (destroyed) by diathermy, cryotherapy, abrasion or other means.

ablative surgery

Surgery in which a part is removed or destroyed.
See also: surgery
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BP Increased Gradually after 5/6 NE in the Rats and Renal Function Was Most Stable 6 Weeks after the Ablative Surgery. BP increased gradually after 5/6 NE in the rats and was 168.8 [+ or -] 13.1 mmHg 6 weeks after the ablative surgery (Figure 2(a)).
Unlike other cancers, local treatment of the primary tumor (total thyroidectomy) is preferred as ablative surgery; so that radioactive iodine (RAI) therapy may be more effective.
Full text of the article, "Immediate Functional Loading of an Implant-Supported Fixed Prosthesis at the Time of Ablative Surgery and Mandibular Reconstruction for Squamous Cell Carcinoma Journal of Oral Implantology, Volume 36, Issue 1, 2010, is available at http://www2.allenpress.com/pdf/orim-36-03-224-230_final.pdf.
With rhinophyma, ablative surgery may be an option.
Ablative surgery was used to treat large-volume anal high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (HSIL) in 37 men, including 29 who had HIV in this prospective safety study.
[28.] Starr PA, Vitek JL, Bakay RAE: Ablative surgery and deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease.
(3, 4) Cornea Sparing LASIK (CSL) is an approach to ablative surgery that minimizes the risk for inadequate residual stromal thickness (RST).
Oral rehabilitation with implant-retained prostheses following ablative surgery and reconstruction with free flaps.