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transection

 [tran-sek´shun]
a cross section; division by cutting transversely.

tran·sec·tion

(tran-sek'shŭn),
1. A cross-section.
2. Cutting across.
Synonym(s): transsection
[trans- + L. seco, pp. sectus, to cut]

tran·sec·tion

(tran-sek'shŭn)
1. A cross-section.
2. Cutting across.
Synonym(s): transsection.
[trans- + L. seco, pp. sectus, to cut]
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Following entering the abdomen, the caecum was found and complete transection of the colon segment 4 cm distal to the ileocecal junction was performed preserving the mesocolon.
As a consequence, all pancreatic resections were performed by distal approach in patients who underwent open surgery, and any additional effort was performed after transection to identify the orifice of the remnant pancreatic duct.
Inadvertent traumatic transection of the catheter is rare entity that is only described in few case reports.
We tested this hypothesis on identified MNs of the lumbar enlargement that innervate muscles with known actions during locomotion (ankle flexor (TA), extensor (GM), and tail elevator (ECM)), and we attempted to induce plasticity in the receptors on these MNs using thoracic spinal cord transection. We monitored the changes in receptor mRNA expression produced in these identified lumbar MNs at 1 month and 4 months after spinal cord transection, and we determined whether intraspinal grafting of embryonic serotonergic neurons in spinal rats reverses the effects of spinal total transection on expression of these genes.
(12-15) Operative techniques, including accurate delineation of the transection planes by selective inflow control or occlusion and intra-operative US are aimed at reducing blood loss and the need for blood transfusion.
(5) With the NIR fluorescence imaging system, the ureter outline can be seen clearly as a bright green image; this helps identify the site of obstruction or ureteral transection.
(5,6) However, with the advent of modern anesthesia and aseptic techniques, this method fell out of favor and femoral or tibial transection techniques were preferred because of better cosmetic outcomes and easier prosthesis utilization.
Thus a portal-right renal venous shunt combined with common bile duct ligation and transection was successfully completed (Figure 1(d)).
Since compression can result in severe injury without transection, this method is advantageous for investigating variations in recovery over time.
The quoted incidence of popliteal artery injury also varies widely, ranging from 32 to 45%, and spans a spectrum, from tunica intima tear to transection [5].
MRI (Figure 2) showed a complete transection through the proximal portion of the body of the pancreas.
Multiple strategies are described and now used for parenchymal liver transection in hepatectomies, and while no method has been found to be superior, we elected to use a new approach for our hepatotomy in order to access the intrahepatic location of the gallbladder [19].