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decortication

 [de-kor″tĭ-ka´shun]
1. removal of the outer covering from a plant, seed, or root.
2. removal of portions of the cortex of a structure or organ, as of the brain, kidney, or lung.
3. a surgical procedure to remove a residual clot or new scar tissue following a hemothorax or untreated empyema.

de·cor·ti·ca·tion

(dē'kōr-ti-kā'shŭn),
1. Removal of the cortex, or external layer, beneath the capsule from any organ or structure.
2. An operation for removal of the residual clot and/or newly organized scar tissue that forms after a hemothorax or neglected empyema.
[L. decortico, pp. -atus, to deprive of bark, fr. de, from, + cortex, rind, bark]

de·cor·ti·ca·tion

(dē-kōr'ti-kā'shŭn)
1. Removal of the cortex, or external layer, beneath the capsule from any organ or structure.
2. An operation to remove a clot and scar tissue that formed after a hemothorax or neglected empyema.
[L. decortico, pp. -atus, to deprive of bark, fr. de, from, + cortex, rind, bark]

decortication

Removal of the outer covering (CORTEX) of an organ.

Decortication

Surgical removal of the fibrous peel that covers the lungs in third-stage empyema.
Mentioned in: Empyema

de·cor·ti·ca·tion

(dē-kōr'ti-kā'shŭn)
Removal of the cortex, or external layer, beneath the capsule from any organ or structure.
[L. decortico, pp. -atus, to deprive of bark, fr. de, from, + cortex, rind, bark]
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The mandible buccal surface was exposed and the bone decortication defect was created in the middle region of the mandible body maintaining the periosteum layer.
Alega Tafuna Pava'ia'i Primary decortication 89 17 22 Secondary decortication 159 65 133 Polished flake 2 43 2 Normal flake 2250 1602 1142 N = 2500 1727 1299 Table 13.
Among those patients requiring decortication, 77% of patients had this performed by thoracotomy, 9% had video-assisted thorascopic surgery, and 14% had an initial VATS procedure that was then converted to thoracotomy.
Decortication was found to result in a significant reduction in the level of fiber, ash, fat and protein in the three sorghum cultivars.
Keywords: Simple Cyst, Laparoscopy, Decortication, Harmonic Scalpel.
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Good lung expansion with minimal or no pleural thickening was the outcome in 25 (83.33%) cases of non-tuberculous empyema and only 13 (59%) cases of tubercular empyema; 4 cases of tubercular and 1 case of non-tubercular empyema underwent decortication. One patient of tubercular empyema succumbed to death.
He had a complicated hospital course due to primary graft dysfunction grade 2, complicated pleural effusion which required redo thoracotomy for downsizing wedge resection, and decortication but was eventually discharged home 7 weeks after transplant and has been thriving 2 years after transplantation.
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Decortication of the ridge was performed using a round bur to achieve bleeding points.