excision


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resection

 [re-sek´shun]
removal, as of an organ, by cutting; called also excision.
gastric resection gastrectomy.
root resection (root-end resection) apicoectomy.
transurethral resection of the prostate (transurethral prostatic resection) see transurethral resection of the prostate.
wedge resection removal of a triangular mass of tissue.

ex·ci·sion

(ek-sizh'ŭn), Avoid the misspelling exision.
1. The act of cutting out; the surgical removal of part or all of a structure or organ. Synonym(s): resection (3)
2. molecular biology a recombination event in which a genetic element is removed.
3. The enzymatic removal of a segment of a biopolymer.
Synonym(s): exeresis
[L. excido, to cut out]

excision

/ex·ci·sion/ (ek-sizh´un) resection; removal of a portion or all of an organ or other structure.excis´ional

excision

[iksish′ən]
Etymology: L, ex + caedere, to cut
1 the process of cutting out or off.
2 (in molecular genetics) the process by which a genetic element is removed from a strand of deoxyribonucleic acid. Compare resection. excise, v.

excision

Medtalk Surgical removal

ex·ci·sion

(ek-sizh'ŭn)
1. The act of cutting out; the surgical removal of part or all of a structure or organ.
Synonym(s): resection (3) .
2. molecular biology A recombination event in which a genetic element is removed.
See also: resection
Synonym(s): exeresis.
[L. excido, to cut out]

excision

(ek-sizh′ŏn) [L. excisio]
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WIDE AND DEEP EXCISION OF SKIN AND SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUES: A treatment for melanoma
The act of cutting away or taking out. See: illustration

tangential excision

In burn management or surgery, removal of the outer layer of devitalized tissue by shaving it off at an angle. Blood loss can be a significant complication.

total mesorectal excision

Removal of the mesentery of the rectum, including its lymphoid and vascular tissue, during surgery for rectal adenocarcinoma.

excision

Cutting off and removing completely.

excision

the removal of a DNA fragment from a DNA molecule.

Excision

The process of excising, removing, or amputating.
Mentioned in: Herniated Disk

ex·ci·sion

(ek-sizh'ŭn) Avoid the misspelling exision.
Act of cutting out; surgical removal of part or all of a structure or organ.
[L. excido, to cut out]

excision

removal, as of an organ, by cutting which may be by steel scalpel, cryosurgery or electrosurgery.

excision DNA repair
comprises four distinct sequential steps—incision, in which the damaged base is recognized, excision, resynthesis and ligation.
excision en bloc
see en bloc resection.
radical excision
extensive removal, usually of a tumor mass, which includes surrounding tissues which might be involved and sometimes regional lymph nodes as well.
shave excision
biopsy of superficial lesions of the gingival mucosa can be performed with a scalpel blade, slicing off a thin layer from the surface, without the need for sutures to close the defect.
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The surgical options available are excision and primary closure, excision and allowing the wound to heal by secondary healing, excision and skin grafting and wide excision followed by local or regional flap cover.
Traditional treatment is ligation of artery, excision of infected pseudoaneurysm and surgical debridement of necrotic tissues2.
Cysto-jejunostomy and cysto-deudinostomy experienced repeated episodes of cholangitis and all needed excision of the cyst and RYHJ at some stage of their one year follow up.
Skin punch excision was done using a 4 mm skin biopsy punch (Acu-Punch; Acuderm Inc.
Any cases in which the excision was performed owing to radiologic-pathologic discordance were not included in the study.
Indeed, excision of keloid without an adjuvant treatment to minimise recurrence results in a failure rate of 45% to 100%.
Incision and lying open (sinotomy) procedure involves local excision of the midline sinuses, extending into the central cavity and laying open lateral tracts.
Surgical excision was performed for all lesions with approximately 1 cm of disease-free tissue margin.
Although colposcopy training is far less rigorous in the United States, and quality control is virtually lacking, it has been thought that, in general, the size of cervical excisions in the United States are likely to have been smaller than in the United Kingdom, where large loop excision of the T-zone (LLETZ), using larger loops than with LEEP, has been common.
The recurrence rate appeared to be substantially less than rates reported with less aggressive surgeries, indicating that radical excision may be important as a means to achieving an improved outcome in the treatment of injection-site sarcomas in cats.
Paired sample t-test was used to compare the corneal curvatures and refractive cylinder before and after pterygium excision.