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augmentation

 [awg-men-ta´shun]
an adding on.
bladder augmentation augmentation cystoplasty.
breast augmentation popular name for augmentation mammaplasty.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

augmentation

A surgical enhancement/plasty procedure in which a body part (e.g., breast, buttocks, cheeks, chin) is enhanced with Gore-Tex, fat, fibrous tissue, etc.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

augmentation

 Augmentation mammoplasty, see there.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

aug·men·ta·tion

(awg'men-tā'shŭn)
Process of increasing in size, amount, (e.g., breast augmentation).
[L. augmentum, growth, increase]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

aug·men·ta·tion

(awg'men-tā'shŭn)
Process of increasing in size, amount, degree, or severity.
[L. augmentum, growth, increase]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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This research report categorizes the global Breast Reconstruction and Augmentation market by top players/brands, region, type and end user.
In our study we have used Max Planck Institute (MPI) Criteria for identification of augmentation. The core features of MPI criteria are-
Routine surveillance cystoscopy for patients with augmentation and substitution cystoplasty for benign urological conditions: is it necessary?
In order to install implant-supported fixed prosthesis, pre-augmentation STE was planned as the first step, followed by horizontal bone augmentation and dental implant placement.
Our patient, an elderly female, demonstrated favorable outcome with cement augmentation and curettage for a C2 plasmacytoma without need for further stabilization or fusion.
"It's important to remember that breast augmentation using fat transfer is a relatively new development in cosmetic surgery; it is more common for fat transfer to be used to shape the buttock area--such as in the Brazilian Buttock Lift--but it is an exciting option that might be suitable for those patients who are looking for a small volume increase."
At NuBody Concepts, all breast augmentation procedures are performed under IV sedation as opposed to general anesthesia.
"What is not so clear, however, is whether there was actual deficiency for the MOOE that required augmentation," he added.
(1.) Rosen, Clark A., et al, Vocal Fold Augmentation with Calcium Hydroxylapatite: Twelve-Month Report, Laryngoscope (2009), 119(5): 1033-41
Earlier, the young solon revealed that DBM documents have revealed that certain lawmakers received DAP in addition to their PDAF as "augmentation."
Les marches ayant enregistre une augmentation tres remarquable au niveau des arrivees et des nuitees durant le mois d'aout sont l'Algerie avec +113,64% en arrivees et 121,42% en nuitees, l'Arabie saoudite (+92,62 et +117,49%), la Russie (+83,06 et +60,59%), le marche national (+36,96 et +50,19%), la Grande-Bretagne (+30,89 et +21,87%), la Pologne (+18,75 et +48,91%), l'Italie (+18,41 et +23,44%) et la Hollande (+1,83 et +7,70%), indique samedi un rapport du Conseil regional du tourisme.