operation

(redirected from exploratory operation)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to exploratory operation: exploratory laparotomy
References in periodicals archive ?
But following an exploratory operation at King's College Hospital on Monday, the 18-year-old had to undergo emergency surgery yesterday when she developed two blood clots.
Dr Jacinta McGinley, an anaesthetist at Our Lady's Hospital for Sick Children in Crumlin, said Evie Pereira's injuries had probably occurred during the anaesthetic procedure - before an exploratory operation on April 19, 2002.
The Swedish defender knew he faced a spell on the sidelines when he had an exploratory operation on his right knee.
The summer signing, who will undergo an exploratory operation on an ankle injury, said: "It is frustrating but hopefully the surgeon can clear the matter up once and for all.
Evie Pereira went under anaesthetic for an exploratory operation on April 19, 2002.
An exploratory operation in October failed to deal with the problem and Matteo now needs further surgery.
Ugo had an exploratory operation which has revealed that the damage was not as bad as we had feared," said manager Steve McClaren.
The Atherstone golfer, who is 35 next Monday, had hoped to return to the European Tour by now, but is facing the prospect of an exploratory operation on August 30.
The South African tighthead prop picked up an elbow injury in the win over Biarritz at Ravenhill a few days ago and is to go under the knife on Friday for an exploratory operation.
After an exploratory operation Sarah developed two blood clots on the brain and was rushed into emergency surgery.
An exploratory operation just over a week ago confirmed the knee is heeling well and the 27-year-old hopes to be back in full training this month.
Tudur Jones requires further knee surgery after a routine exploratory operation discovered serious problems.

Full browser ?