lymphadenectomy


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lymphadenectomy

 [lim-fad″ĕ-nek´to-me]
excision of one or more lymph nodes, usually for the purpose of examination. Called also lymph node dissection.
retroperitoneal lymphadenectomy surgical removal of lymph nodes in the retroperitoneal space, usually because of cancer metastasis, such as from carcinomas of the genital organs in men. Called also retroperitoneal lymph node dissection.

lym·phad·e·nec·to·my

(lim-fad'ĕ-nek'tŏ-mē),
Excision of lymph nodes.
[lymphadeno- + G. ektomē, excision]

lymphadenectomy

/lym·phad·e·nec·to·my/ (lim-fad″ĕ-nek´tah-me) surgical excision of a lymph node or nodes.

lymphadenectomy

(lĭm-făd′n-ĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical excision of one or more lymph nodes.

lymphadenectomy

surgical removal of a lymph node or nodes. Also called lymph node dissection.

lymphadenectomy

Lymph node dissection Surgery A procedure in which the lymph nodes are removed and evaluated for cancer. See Axillary tail.

lym·phad·e·nec·to·my

(lim-fad'ĕ-nek'tŏ-mē)
Excision of lymph nodes.
[lymphadeno- + G. ektomē, excision]

lymphadenectomy

Surgical removal of LYMPH NODES.

lymphadenectomy

excision of one or more lymph nodes.
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Although a systematic lymphadenectomy is an essential part of staging surgery, FIGO did not define the optimal limits for lymphadenectomies, nor the adequate number of LNs required for the comprehensiveness of the procedure.
The present study was conducted to compare morbidity and survival data in patients with early-stage endometrial cancer who did or did not undergo selective lymphadenectomy.
Role of lymphadenectomy for patients undergoing radical nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma.
Radical hysterectomy with bilateral pelvic lymphadenectomy was performed.
The main reason why most minimally invasive abdominal surgeries such as laparoscopic gastrectomy, colorectectomy, and pancreaticoduodenectomy need longer operation time compared to open ones is the necessity of complicated lymphadenectomy under laparoscopy.
Two trials have found no survival benefit from lymphadenectomy for endometrial cancer; however, other evidence suggests that women without known nodal status may be more likely to receive radiotherapy.
The new indication is for the adjuvant treatment of patients "with cutaneous melanoma with pathologic involvement of regional lymph nodes of more than 1 mm who have undergone complete resection, including total lymphadenectomy.
The impact of lymphadenectomy and lymph node metastasis on the outcomes of radical cystectomy for bladder cancer.
Pelvic lymphadenectomy (right and left upper & lower external illiac, common illiac, internal illiac, obturator nodes), paraaortic lymphadenectomy and omentectomy were done.
B should have performed pelvic lymphadenectomy at hysterectomy; a lymphadenectomy would have accurately staged metastatic cancer.
Micrometastases are diagnosed after sentinel or elective lymphadenectomy.
Stage I small cell carcinoma of the vulva treated with vulvectomy, lymphadenectomy, and adjuvant chemotherapy [review].