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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In 1987, Bambergeret al reported in a review of 51 cases of Diabetic foot osteomyelitis that most of the patients responded to antimicrobial therapy without need for ablative surgery.