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resect

 [re-sekt´]
to excise part of an organ or other structure.

re·sect

(rē-sekt'),
1. To cut off or remove, especially to cut off the articular ends of one or both bones forming a joint.
2. To excise a segment of a part.
[L. re-seco, pp. sectus, to cut off]

resect

(rĭ-sĕkt′)
tr.v. re·sected, re·secting, re·sects
To perform a resection on.

re·sect′a·bil′i·ty n.
re·sect′a·ble adj.

resect

verb To remove or excise tissue or part (or all) of an organ.

re·sect

(rē-sekt')
1. To cut off, especially to cut off the articular ends of one or both bones, forming a joint.
2. To excise a segment of a part.
[L. re-seco, pp. sectus, to cut off]

Resect

To remove surgically.
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The rate of patients in whom the lesion was resected en bloc was defined as the en bloc resection rate, and resection en bloc with negative resection margins was defined as R0 resection.
The model further assumed that a "resect and discard" policy was followed for all cases in which a high-confidence diagnosis was achieved using narrow-band imaging, and that all diminutive polyps in which a high-confidence diagnosis could not be made were removed and sent for formal histologic assessment.
In brief, the surgical principle is to restore the function of mitral valve using one or several combined techniques following the 'resect with respect' concept.
We performed a diversion to save the patient's life and electively resected diseased part of the jejunum with jejunojejunal anastomosis without diversion.
Serous borderline tumors with invasive implants (as opposed to desmoplastic implants) and incompletely resected extraovarian implants are associated with increased recurrence and poor prognosis.
"Those resected to no evidence of disease (NED)--87 patients--had an estimated 5-year overall survival of 75%." The NED group did not reach median OS.
The styloid process was firmly connected to the hyoid bone on the dorsal side of the hypoglossal nerve, and a 40 mm portion was resected from the attachment to the hyoid bone.
Two clinical sites in the United States participated in this prospective IRB-approved study to record clinical results of a fixed-bearing TKA design (3D Knee, DJO Surgical, Austin, TX) implanted using two different surgical techniques; either the PCL was retained with a bone block or the PCL was completely resected. Patients with surgery dates between January, 2002 and December, 2006, were identified from TKA surgical databases provided by the two surgeons, providing for evaluation at a minimum follow-up of five years.
The failure rates of the resected molars were tested using the Chi-squared test, Fisher's exact test, and log-rank test.
(7) Our goal in the present study was to further investigate the role of prostatic inflammation in the development of AUR and to explore possible relationships between AUR and age, the weight of resected prostatic tissue (Rt) and the total prostate specific antigen (tPSA) level.
* Use of Nitinol-based elements to press together the ends of resected tissue, enabling natural reconnection and healing after removing a section as part of a surgery.
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