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Synonyms for surgery


Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for surgery

a room in a hospital equipped for the performance of surgical operations

a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments

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Do positive resection margins after ablative surgery for head and neck cancer adversely affect prognosis?
Urine and blood samples were taken before (week 0) and at 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, and 10 weeks after the ablative surgery. Serum and urine creatinine in 5/6 NE rats were also measured before (week 0) and at 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, and 10 weeks after the ablative surgery.
Maouris, and W Buckett, "Excisional surgery versus ablative surgery for ovarian endometriomata," Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, no.
For our case, ablative surgery would not have removed the whole tumour and would also have created extensively mid-facial disfigurement, which would have been extremely difficult to reconstruct given our limited capabilities.
Unlike most other cancers, local treatment of the primary tumor (total thyroidectomy) is preferred as ablative surgery; so that radioactive iodine therapy should be more effective.
Typically, ablative surgery is first performed to remove cancerous bone and tissue.
Of the risk factors studied only extensive ablative surgery for malignancy and congestive cardiac failure were significantly associated with mortality (Table 2).
The restoration or preservation of sensation in the oral cavity following ablative surgery. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1995;121:607-12.