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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Current treatment strategies for advanced ovarian carcinoma consist of aggressive surgery (tumor debulking) often involving en bloc resection of the ovarian tumor, reproductive organs, and, sometimes, the sigmoid colon.
This case underscores the importance of timely diagnostic imaging in pregnant women and demonstrates subtotal tumor debulking as a viable means of prolonging gestation.
[73] 100 mg/[m.sup.2] infusions were done and aggressive at home with bag tumor debulking. changes by home Followed by health nursing.
He obtained significant tumor debulking, resulting in a panhypopituitarism including diabetes insipidus for which he was treated with desmopressin in a fixed daily dosage scheme and a strict control of intravenous/enteral fluids.
The patient underwent an exploratory laparotomy for tumor debulking. Intraoperatively, a 30 cm right ovarian tumor and multiple omental nodules were identified.
The concept of ovarian tumor debulking was first described by Dr.
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." he continued "So we loaded MSCs with oncolytic herpes virus and encapsulated these cells in biocompatible gels directly into the adjacent tissue after debulking.
Surgical procedures included total abdominal hysterectomy, bilateral salphingooophorectomy, tumor debulking, total omentectomy, bilateral pelvic lymphnode dissection, and para-aortic node dissection.
(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.