Surgical interventions

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Amputation

The removal by surgery of a limb (arm or leg) or other body part because of injury or disease, such as diabetes or cancer.

Bronchial sleeve resection

Surgery to remove a lung tumor in a lobe of the lung and a part of the main bronchus (airway)

Cholecystectomy

Surgery to remove the gallbladder.

colectomy

Surgery to remove all or part of the colon.

Colostomy

An opening into the colon from the outside of the body by surgery, after a colectomy.

Conization of the cervix

A procedure in which a cone-shaped piece of abnormal tissue is removed from the cervix.

Cryosurgery

A minimally invasive treatment that uses extreme cold to freeze and destroy diseased tissue, including cancer cells.

Cystectomy

Cystectomy is a surgery to remove the bladder.

Endobronchial resection of the tumor

Surgical removal of a tumor or tissue in the airways with the use of a broncoscope. 

Endoscopic mucosal resection

Procedure to remove cancerous or other injured or abnormal tissues from the digestive tract.