[ US /ˌɹiˈsɛkʃən/ ]
[ UK /ɹɪsˈɛkʃən/ ]
  1. surgical removal of part of a structure or organ
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How To Use resection In A Sentence

  • The title of the appointment was rather meaningless as he soon had his own surgical wards, where his skills in intestinal surgery and liver resection were legendary.
  • Results have shown no significant difference between the 2 operations: 75% for scalenectomy without rib resection and 70% for scalenectomy with rib resection.
  • A 62-year-old white woman underwent right ovary resection that had a pathologic diagnosis of struma ovarii.
  • Remote infarct or ischemic lesions were identified in 24 resections.
  • In the 1920s, when Evarts Graham, the renowned surgeon in St. Louis who had pioneered the pneumonectomy the resection of the lung to remove tumors, was asked whether tobacco smoking had caused the increased incidence of lung cancer, he countered dismissively, “So has the use of nylon stockings.” The Emperor of All Maladies
  • Surgical options include ulcer debridement, conjunctival resection, corneal graft, application of tissue adhesives, sclerectomy, and scleral patch grafting.
  • External X-ray megavoltage beam irradiation is quite often indicated in view of the closeness of the surgical margin of resection. Things Don't Break
  • The results overwhelmingly favored 1 operation over the other, that is, transaxillary rib resection over supraclavicular neuroplasty without rib resection.
  • Laser prostatectomy for benign disease has been around for several years, but it's still unclear how the various techniques compare with traditional transurethral resection of the prostate.
  • On day four, he was scheduled for a colon resection, liver biopsy, and possible colostomy.
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