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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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Video-assisted surgery (VIH-dee-oh-uh-SIS-ted SER-juh-ree)
Surgery that is aided by the use of a video camera that projects and enlarges the image on a television screen. Also called video-assisted resection.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.