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Introduction: Lymphadenectomy

Description of Lymphadenectomy

Lymphadenectomy: Surgical removal of lymph nodes.

Lymphadenectomy: A surgical procedure in which the lymph nodes are removed and examined to see whether they contain cancer. For a regional lymphadenectomy, some of the lymph nodes in the tumor area are removed; for a radical lymphadenectomy, most or all of the lymph nodes in the tumor area are removed. Also called lymph node dissection.
Source: National Institute of Health

Lymphadenectomy: surgical excision of one or more lymph nodes; it's common use is in cancer surgery.
Source: CRISP

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