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Medical Terminology

TermDefinition
-centisis puncture of a cavity or organ to remove fluid
-ectomy surgical removal
-ostomy new permanent opening
-otomy cutting into
incision an incision is a cut into the skin or flesh, generally and open procedure. Example: Thoracotomy is cutting into the chest wall.
excision or resection an excision is the surgical removal of tissue, such as cysts, tumors, or lesions. a resection is the surgical removal of a portion of a damaged or diseased organ.
removal surgical removal of all or a portion of a diseased organ.
introduction and removal in a introduction procedure a device such as a catheter or needle is inserted into the lungs or the pleura.
destruction Accomplished by instilling a fibrinolytic agent through a catheter or a chest tube. The treatments can be performed multiple times a day, the codes are only reported once per day. It is recommended to read all instructional notes and guidelines codes.
VATS Video Assisted Surgery involves the lungs and the pleura
Created by: MissMeeMee