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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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Twelve patients underwent initial breast conservation surgery but as many as 10 required repeat surgery due to involved or close margins.
Reduction mammaplasty: its role in breast conservation surgery for early-stage breast cancer.
The COMICE trial [2] in the UK attempted to address this in a structured manner and showed no additional benefit in utilising MRI to reduce re-excision rates after breast conservation surgery. The sample size was underpowered to detect any benefit in patient subsets and could not address a widely held uncertainty about its value in the pre-operative assessment of invasive lobular cancer.
Breast conservation surgery was attempted in more-women in the prophylactic mastectomy group (28%, compared with 16%; P less than .0001).
These include targeted ultrasound for a mammographic finding, targeted ultrasound for a clinical finding, image guidance for biopsy and clip placement, "second look" ultrasound after magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and preoperative localization for breast conservation surgery. Ultrasound also has proven value in screening for breast cancer, but for several reasons discussed below, ultrasound screening has limited use and acceptance at this time.
* Explain the procedures of biopsy, breast conservation surgery (lumpectomy, segmental mastectomy), mastectomy, and bilateral mastectomies
"Patient, Hospital, and Surgeon Factors Associated with Breast Conservation Surgery: A Statewide Analysis in North Carolina." Annals of Surgery 224: 419.
CHICAGO -- Breast cancer patients who receive magnetic resonance imaging after breast conservation surgery should have the contralateral breast scanned at the same time, Dr.
The newer hypofractionated radiation is delivered as an adjuvant local treatment to early breast cancer patients who have undergone breast conservation surgery.
The 4 clinical trials included in their analysis agree that addition of axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) does not offer better overall or disease-free survivals for patients with T1/T2 and clinical N0 tumors than sentinel lymph node biopsy alone in those treated by a combination of breast conservation surgery, whole-breast irradiation, and systemic therapy.
All patients undergoing breast conservation surgery require adjuvant whole breast radiotherapy (Fig.
Of 57 hospitals that had the highest number of patients, the proportion of failed breast conservation surgery in these hospitals ranged from 3% to 32%, while the proportion of mastectomies for small tumours ranged from 0% to 60%.
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