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enucleation

 [e-noo″kle-a´shun]
removal of an organ or other mass intact from its supporting tissues, as of the eyeball from the orbit.

e·nu·cle·a·tion

(ē-nū'klē-ā'shŭn),
1. Removal of an entire structure (such as an eyeball or tumor), without rupture, as one shells the kernel of a nut.
2. Removal or destruction of the nucleus of a cell.
[L. enucleo, to remove the kernel, fr. e, out, + nucleus, nut, kernel]

e·nu·cle·a·tion

(ē-nū'klē-ā'shŭn)
1. Removal of an entire structure without rupture, as one shells the kernel of a nut.
2. Removal or destruction of the nucleus of a cell.
[L. enucleo, to remove the kernel, fr. e, out, + nucleus, nut, kernel]

enucleation

Removal from an enveloping capsule, sac or cover. The term is often used for the operation to remove an eyeball.

Enucleation

Surgical removal of the eyeball.
Mentioned in: Eye Cancer, Retinoblastoma

enucleation

Removal of an eye from its socket. It is usually performed to reduce pain in a blind eye, when there is a risk of sympathetic ophthalmia following trauma, or when there is a malignant tumour in the eye. Immediately following the operation a spherical implant (made up of hydroxyapatite, polyethylene, or silicone rubber) is placed into the eye socket to be replaced several weeks later by an artificial eye. See evisceration; artificial eye.
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Abramson et al also reported similar figures, heralding OAC as a safe alternative to enucleation, even in advanced grades of retinoblastoma.
Does perioperative outcome of transurethral holmium laser enucleation of the prostate depend on prostate size?
Marsupialization and decompression may represent the treatment of choice, but they are also useful prior to extensive enucleation or curettage.
(29,30) Just as enucleation requires appropriate instruments, suturing requires proper needle drivers (FIGURE 5).
Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate versus transurethral resection of the prostate: A comparison of clinical complication.
In this case, we tried to reduce the huge, immobilized lung tumor volume by enucleation of the firm sarcomatous part with fragmentation followed by radical lobectomy, and then, we successfully removed the 18 cm lung tumor.
Moreover, minimally invasive EN had a significative shorter operation time and a shorter length of hospital stay if compared to open enucleation [70].
QoL and the presence of a "psychological reaction" at the time of the diagnosis, 2 and 12 months after treatment with enucleation or ruthenium plaque radiotherapy, were assessed with the European for Research and Treatment of Cancer Questionnaire (QLQC30), the Impact of Event Scale (IES), and the Eye Symptom Questionnaire (validated within the study) [21].
Chao et al., "Prevention of Evisceration or Enucleation in Endogenous Bacterial Panophthalmitis with No Light Perception and Scleral Abscess," PLoS ONE, vol.
Traditionally, surgical treatments of OF include enucleation and curettage versus resection with delayed or immediate reconstruction to restore form and function [11].
Therefore, the objective of the case report is to treat the ocular trauma by adopting a surgical approach such as enucleation to accomplish the desired response.