Frazier-Spiller operation


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tri·gem·i·nal rhi·zot·o·my

division or section of a sensory root of the fifth cranial nerve, accomplished through a subtemporal (Frazier-Spiller operation), suboccipital (Dandy operation), or transtentorial approach.

Frazier-Spiller operation

(frā′zhər-spĭl′ər)
n.
A subtemporal trigeminal rhizotomy.

tri·gem·i·nal rhi·zot·o·my

(trī-jem'i-năl rī-zot'ŏ-mē)
Division or section of a sensory root of the fifth cranial nerve, accomplished through a subtemporal (Frazier-Spiller operation), suboccipital (Dandy operation), or transtentorial approach.

Frazier,

Charles H., U.S. surgeon, 1870-1936.
Frazier dural guide
Frazier incision
Frazier needle - a needle for draining lateral ventricles of brain.
Frazier stylet
Frazier suction tip
Frazier suction tube
Frazier-Spiller operation - division or section of a sensory root of the fifth cranial nerve, accomplished through a subtemporal approach.

Spiller,

William G., U.S. neurologist, 1864-1940.
Frazier-Spiller operation - see under Frazier