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 surgery.
- Video-assisted surgery
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.
- Vidian neuralgia
Characterized by the absence of sustained periods of remission, chronic cluster headache may start with no past history of cluster headaches, or it may emerge several years after the patient has experienced an episodic pattern of cluster headaches. The episodic and acute forms of cluster headache may transform into one another, so it seems most […]
Plural of villus, a tiny finger-like or vascular projection.
1. A tiny finger-like or hair-like projection. 2. A small vascular protrusion. Villus is the Latin word for shaggy hair or fleece. The plural is villi.
- Vincent angina
This is trench mouth, a progressive painful infection with ulceration, swelling and sloughing off of dead tissue from the mouth and throat due to the spread of infection from the gums. Certain germs (including fusiform bacteria and spirochetes) are thought to be involved. Vincent’s angina is best treated with the antibiotic penicillin. This condition is […]