from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Surgical removal of a cyst.
- noun Surgical removal of the gallbladder.
- noun Surgical removal of all or part of the urinary bladder.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Excision of the urinary or gall-bladder, or of a cyst.
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- noun medicine the act of surgically removing the bladder.
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Wednesday morning for her for her second laproscopic ovarian cystectomy.
This can often be accomplished via a laparoscopic procedure or by a slightly more complex operation called an ovarian cystectomy, which removes the cyst without removing the ovary.
The ongoing clinical trial of Tengion's Neo-Urinary Conduit is evaluating the product in bladder cancer patients requiring a urinary diversion following bladder removal cystectomy.
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Bladder cancer is frequently a recurrent disease, with some cases becoming refractory to available chemotherapeutic or immunotherapeutic agents and leading to cystectomy bladder removal or death.
Yes, so the answer on the first side, most of our Single-Site experience in Europe remains focused on closed cystectomy.
The authors of the abstract concluded that the interim analysis of this prospective trial indicates that Urocidin™ may provide an alternative to cystectomy for patients with BCG-refractory NMIBC.
With regard to da Vinci Cystectomy, Dr. Lee and his team from Cornell concluded that despite an increased materials cost, robotic radical cystectomy can be more cost-efficient than open radical cystectomy as a treatment for bladder cancer when the impact of complications is considered.
Surgeons at The Urology Center of Colorado (TUCC) have now performed the first da Vinci robotic cystectomy (bladder removal) in the Denver metropolitan area.
Fifteen years earlier he had undergone a cystectomy with a continent cutaneous urinary diversion (Indiana pouch) for a neurogenic bladder.
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