cryoextraction

(kri″o-ek-strak´shәn) application of extremely low temperature for the removal of a lens that has a cataract.
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Cryoextraction

[medicine] In ophthalmology, cryoextraction is a form of intracapsular cataract extraction in which a cryoextractor, a special type of cryoprobe, is used to freeze the crystalline lens and pull it intact from the eye. Dr. Charles Kelman is credited with pioneering this surgical method in 1962. It can also be used in the treatment of orbital...
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cryoextraction

cryoextraction Removal of cataracts by the adhesion of a freezing probe to the lens; now rarely done. It is accomplished with an instrument (cryoprobe) whose extremely cold tip forms an adhesion (iceball) with the lens, thus permitting removal of the lens.
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Cryoextraction

French term (also cryoextraction) for freezing concentration; see below concentration,
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cryoextraction

Removal of cataracts by the adhesion of a freezing probe to the lens; now rarely done. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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cryoextraction

Type: Term Pronunciation: krī′ō-ek-strak′shŭn Definitions: 1. Removal of cataracts by the adhesion of a freezing probe to the lens; now rarely done.
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