Definition of resection
: the surgical removal of part of an organ or structure
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However, with modern medicine and a creative doctor, McGrath was able to not only survive the tumor resection but, through a series of operations, his wound was closed.
In the surgical procedure known as transurethral resection, 70% to 80% of men generally get a condition called retrograde ejaculation, also called dry orgasm, says Dr. McVary.
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