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obliteration

 [ob-lit″er-a´shun]
complete removal, as by disease, degeneration, surgical procedure, or irradiation, or by the filling up of a space with fibrous tissue or inflammation.

ob·lit·er·a·tion

(ob-lit'ĕr-ā'shŭn),
Blotting out, especially by filling of a natural space or lumen by fibrosis or inflammation. In radiology, disappearance of the contour of an organ when the adjacent tissue has the same x-ray absorption. See: silhouette sign of Felson.
[L. oblittero, to blot out]

ob·lit·er·a·tion

(ŏb-lit'ĕr-ā'shŭn)
1. Blotting out, especially by filling of a natural space or lumen by fibrosis or inflammation.
2. radiology Disappearance of the contour of an organ when the adjacent tissue has the same x-ray absorption.

ob·lit·er·a·tion

(ŏb-lit'ĕr-ā'shŭn)
In radiology, disappearance of organ contour when adjacent tissue has same x-ray absorption.
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Gastro-esophageal varices Type-1 (GOV1) is extension of esophageal varices along the lesser curve of the stomach, gastro-esophageal varices Type-2 (GOV2) is continuation of EV to the gastric fundus along greater curvature of stomach, isolated gastric varices Type-1 (IGV1) are present in fundus of stomach and lastly isolated gastric varices Type-2 (IGV2), are also labeled ectopic varices, they can be present anywhere in the pylorus antrum, or corpus, of stomach.13 We used forward viewing video endoscope (Olympus Optical Corporation, Tokyo, Japan) for endoscopic varix obliteration. Priming of sclerotherapy needle of 22-gauge with 0.5 ml lipiodal was to ensure the dead space was filled.
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Prevalence of pulp canal obliteration after TDI varies widely in clinical literature, ranging from 3 7% to 40% (Table 1) (4,6,18,25,26,33,37,42,43,44,45,46,47,48,49,50,51,52,53,54,55,56,57,58) This range can be explained by differences in sample compositions.
Some reports have mentioned a 30% decline in hearing after CWDM with mastoid obliteration and reconstruction, while others showed significant improvement in hearing after the single-stage CWDM with reconstruction.
Balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration (BRTO), a promising nonsurgical therapy for ectopic varices: a case report of successful treatment of duodenal varices by BRTO.
CM associated with pathological root resorption was diagnosed in both cases according to the almost complete obliteration of pulp chamber and the extensive root resorption radiographically (Table I).
In view of excellent results of band ligation as far as obliteration of oesophageal varices is concerned, its effect on development of fundal varices and PHG has raised concern among endoscopists.
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Inspired by the massive obliteration of the past, Andrej Zernovski in his column for Fokus writes that at the moment when the last facade will be covered with a front, the street will be renamed "Macedonian phalanges," and people dressed as in the 21 century will not walk on this street.
Tony will be visiting Caistor St Edmund, a small English village that 2000 years ago was known as Venta Icenorum and considering whether imperial Rome simply crushed the Iceni, or whether it was actually Boudica who led her tribe to obliteration.