Obliteration


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Obliteration

A destruction; an eradication of written words.

Obliteration is a method of revoking a Will or a clause therein. Lines drawn through the signatures of witnesses to a will constitute an obliteration of the will even if the names are still decipherable.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Conclusion: Endoscopic fundal varix obliteration with N Butyl-2 cyanoacrylate was safe and effective in treatment of gastric variceal hemorrhage in children.
Follow-up contrast-enhanced CT 3 days after CARTO confirmed complete obliteration of the efferent vein and duodenal varices (Fig 3).
A pulpal response to trauma characterized by rapid deposition of hard tissue within the canal space." (16) This denomination was adopted by several authors, including Patterson and Mitchell, (17) who also mentioned the expression pulp canal obliteration in their paper; Holcomb and Gregory Junior; (18) Smith, (19) Schlinder and Gullickson, (20) West, (21) Amir et al., (22) Gopkrisna et al., (23) Malhotra and Mala, (24) and Siddiqui and Mohamed.
Technical success, defined by complete obliteration of the varix, after BRTO is reportedly 73%-100%, with a low risk for rebleeding rates of <10%(2).
To resolve this controversial issue, many surgeons have opted to lower the posterior canal wall to the level of the facial nerve for the management of cholesteatoma, followed by mastoid obliteration, with reconstruction of the posterior canal wall, ossicular chain, and tympanic membrane [5, 6].
Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) can be effective in small brain AVMs and it is a minimally invasive procedure, but complete obliteration of circulation requires approximately 1 to 3 years after treatment [16].
The stapling technique required less surgical time for obliteration of dead space and less time required for complete healing as compared to surgical technique.
As you can probably guess (because we're only half way through the series), Harry manages to avoid obliteration just in the nick of time.
There are also reports of successful variceal obliteration using balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration (BRTO).
In a pulp with moderate or very good prognosis for healing, the tooth can show an obliteration of the pulp chamber and canal in periods of 18 months to five years or more.
BLUES' renaissance under Gary Rowett got firmly back on track with a ruthless obliteration of shell-shocked Reading in the Sky Bet Championship.
Brazil were a goal frame away from going out in the round of 16 before beating Chile on penalties and struggled to put away Colombia in the quarterfinals before experiencing soul-crushing obliteration by the Germans in the semifinals after Neymar was injured, and then rounding out with a loss to the Netherlands.