wedge resection

Known as: Wedge Excision, resection wedge 
Surgery to remove a triangle-shaped slice of tissue. It may be used to remove a tumor and a small amount of normal tissue around it.
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
PURPOSE To compare outcomes between lung stereotactic radiotherapy (SBRT) and wedge resection for stage I non-small-cell lung… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Laparoscopic gastrectomy (LG) is becoming increasingly popular for management of early gastric cancer (EGC). Although… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Some investigators have suggested that wedge resection (WR) confers a higher incidence of positive margins and an inferior… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVE The present study was undertaken to demonstrate that limited pulmonary resection for peripheral small-sized lung cancer… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Focal bronchioloalveolar carcinoma (BAC) showing pure ground-glass attenuation (GGA) on thin-section computed… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Hepatic wedge resection for colorectal liver metastasis has been reported to have a high incidence of positive surgical margins… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND The role of nonanatomic wedge resection in the management of stage I (T1 N0 M0) non-small-cell lung cancer continues… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
From 1973 to 1985, 598 patients underwent resection for stage I non-small-cell lung cancer. There were 291 T1 lesions and 307 T2… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
We assessed the capacity to predict surgical mortality, complications, and functional loss by using the results of resting and… (More)
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1988
Highly Cited
1988
Data from fifty-five patients who had hepatic resections for colorectal liver metastases at the National Cancer Institute (NCI… (More)
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