What is another word for reconstructive surgery?

30 synonyms found


[ ɹˌiːkənstɹˈʌktɪv sˈɜːd͡ʒəɹi], [ ɹˌiːkənstɹˈʌktɪv sˈɜːd‍ʒəɹi], [ ɹ_ˌiː_k_ə_n_s_t_ɹ_ˈʌ_k_t_ɪ_v s_ˈɜː_dʒ_ə_ɹ_i]

How to use "Reconstructive surgery" in context?

Reconstruction of the abdominal wall is a surgical procedure that fixes a defective or missing abdominal wall. The aim is to produce a functionally normal, anatomically correct abdominal wall. The procedure is typically performed on patients who have undergone surgery to remove a cancer or other abnormality from their abdomen. Reconstruction typically includes stabilizing the removed tissue with mesh, then reconstructing the abdominal wall with tissue from the body around the mesh.

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