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surgical removal

The removal of tissue by scalpel or other cutting instrument.
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Phentolamine injection is indicated for the prevention or control of hypertensive episodes that may occur in patients with pheochromocytoma, as a result of stress or manipulation during preoperative preparation and surgical excision.
A 38-year-old woman had surgical excision of a right atrial myxoma in March 2008 and excision of a recurrence in August 2012.
Complete surgical excision is the treatment of choice, but it can be challenging because of the tumor's indistinct margins.
Surgical excision is the mainstay of treatment for OSSN, [16] but recurrence rates following excision remain unacceptably high, ranging from 15% to 52%.
The impact of this new, expanded application of the Intact technology means that Intact could become a welcomed first-line alternative diagnostic procedure to open surgical excision, significantly reducing patient discomfort, recovery time, and costs.
Women were treated for a median of 6 weeks, between the time of the diagnostic core needle biopsy and surgical excision.
Surgical exploration and removal of the mass was done, but because the hyoid apparatus was incorporated in the base of the cyst, complete surgical excision was not possible.
Surgical excision was recommended due to the suggested extent of disease and presence of atypia (Figure
Removal of blood-clotting agents or dressings requires tearing or surgical excision, both of which can increase the size of the wound and make it worse.
See your GP for a biopsy and surgical excision if precancerous.
A surgical excision was performed under general anesthesia.
Complete surgical excision remains the gold-standard treatment for neurofibromas.