Basic Guidelines For English Spellings
The removal of the outer layer or cortex from a structure, especially the kidney, brain, or other organ.
- ‘The procedure is known as a decortication, and will require general anesthesia.’
- 1.1The operation of removing fibrous scar tissue that prevents expansion of the lung.‘Four of these patients underwent thoracotomy with decortication, but only one substantially improved.’
- ‘He underwent a thoracotomy and open decortication and was discharged to home 5 days later.’
- ‘In many centres video assisted thoracoscopic surgery is used routinely to accomplish decortication.’
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