tumor debulking

tumor debulking

Surgical oncology The excision of as much of a CA as possible during a first procedure. See Second-look operation.
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The concept of ovarian tumor debulking was first described by Dr.
NeuroVR currently includes 37 training modules covering instrument handling, endoscopy for cranial procedures and fundamental skills such as tumor resection, tumor debulking and hemostasis.
In this case, tumor debulking could assist the patient in his further treatment and could give him a longer-than-expected life expectancy added on with a better cosmetic result.
Prompt secondary tumor debulking may also be warranted if the metastasis is solitary and amendable to resection.
We know that 70-75% of glioblastoma patients undergo surgery for tumor debulking and we have previously shown that MSCs encapsulated in biocompatible gels can be used as therapeutic agents in a mouse model that mimics this debulking.
4) However, tumor debulking of a JNA can still be hindered by frequent and copious bleeding, and thus this procedure has traditionally required more operative time and the need for additional surgical instruments.
Surgical therapy for pituitary tuberculoma is indicated when tissue diagnosis or tumor debulking is essential (5).
If the new codes don't fit the surgery, the other option for tumor debulking after the organ has been removed is to report 58957 or 58958; note, however, that these codes include omentectomy and optional pelvic lymph node sampling.
Tumor debulking before intraperitoneal chemotherapy is essential for the effectiveness of treatment because the penetration depth of the drugs is limited to < 5 mm (Avethach and Sugarbaker 1996).
Transsphenoidal surgery provided effective tumor debulking as documented by at least partial decreases in disease activity and serum IGF-1 concentrations.
The patient consequently underwent multiple surgical interventions, including posterior laminectomy, further tumor debulking, and metal stabilizers and harvested bone grafts to augment cervical stability.
Polymer compounds have been developed that can be placed directly into the surgical bed after tumor debulking.