pelvic exenteration

pelvic exenteration
removal of the organs and adjacent structures of the pelvis; called also Brunschwig operation.

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  • Pelvic exenteration — Interventions infobox Name = PAGENAME Caption = ICD10 = ICD9 = 68.8 MeshID = D010385 OtherCodes = Pelvic exenteration (or pelvic evisceration) is a radical surgical treatment that removes all organs from a person s pelvic cavity. The urinary… …   Wikipedia

  • pelvic exenteration — Surgery to remove the lower colon, rectum, and bladder, and create stomata (openings) through which urine and stool are passed out of the body. In women, the cervix, vagina, ovaries, and nearby lymph nodes are also removed …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • anterior pelvic exenteration — excision en masse of the bladder, lower ureters, vagina, adnexa, pelvic lymph nodes, and pelvic peritoneum, with implantation of the ureters into the intact pelvic colon or an ileal conduit. See also radical cystectomy, under cystectomy …   Medical dictionary

  • total pelvic exenteration — excision en masse of the bladder, lower ureters, vagina, uterus, adnexa, and the pelvic and lower sigmoid colon, with excision of the pelvic lymph nodes, removal of all the pelvic peritoneum, and replantation of the ureters into an isolated ileal …   Medical dictionary

  • posterior pelvic exenteration — excision en masse of the pelvic colon, uterus, vagina, and adnexa, with or without pelvic lymph node excision, the lower urinary tract being undisturbed …   Medical dictionary

  • posterior pelvic exenteration — Surgery to remove the lower part of the bowel, rectum, uterus, cervix, ovaries, fallopian tubes, and vagina. Pelvic lymph nodes may also be removed …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • exenteration — Removal of internal organs and tissues, usually radical removal of the contents of a body cavity. SYN: evisceration (1). [G. ex, out, + enteron, bowel] anterior pelvic e. removal of the urinary bladder, lower parts of the ureter …   Medical dictionary

  • anterior pelvic exenteration — Surgery to remove the urethra, lower part of the ureters, uterus, cervix, vagina, and bladder …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Brunschwig operation — pelvic exenteration …   Medical dictionary

  • Hemicorporectomy — In medicine (surgery), hemicorporectomy (also named translumbar amputation and halfectomy ) is a radical surgery in which the body caudal to the waist is amputated, transecting the lumbar spine. This removes the legs, the genitalia (internal and… …   Wikipedia

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