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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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Atypical ductal hyperplasia, however, is known to have a moderate risk of invasive breast cancer, [9] and thus carries with it an indication for excisional biopsy.
The 6 cases of LCIS in the excisional biopsies were of the classical type with low-nuclear-grade LCIS that was multifocal in 4 cases and present as a single focus in 2 cases.
Guidelines on nevocellular nevi from the American Academy of Dermatology recommend a simple excisional or incisional biopsy; they do not discuss the method of removal for benign appearing facial lesions.
Publications on FNAC/CNB for the diagnosis of lymphoma are almost exclusively case series at single institutions, and many focus on the correlation of a subset of FNAC/CNB findings with those of excisional biopsies.
Initially, the neurosurgical team considered an anterior cervical approach for excisional biopsy.
Limit diagnostic excisional procedures in pregnancy to cases where suspicion of invasive cancer is high (SOR: C, based on consensus guidelines).
Excisional biopsy demonstrated a 7-mm invasive melanoma, and a split-thickness skin graft was used to repair the defect.
The patient underwent an excisional biopsy, and after the diagnosis was established, she underwent 22 sessions of radiotherapy.
AT RIGHT BREAST EXCISIONAL BIOPSY, a woman was given four localized injections in the same tissue space: methylene blue dye; bupivacaine, 0.
Overtreatment of regressive lesions is a problem because excisional treatment of cervical lesions is associated with increased risk of pregnancy-related morbidity.
Formal excisional biopsies of multiple satellite neck lesions were consistent with a benign vasoformative lesion, favouring an ulcerated pyogenic granuloma.