Hummelsheim procedure

Hum·mel·sheim procedure

(hŭm'elz-hīm),
surgical procedure to correct an ocular deviation due to a palsy of the sixth cranial nerve by which the superior and inferior rectus tendons are split and transferred laterally.

Hum·mels·heim pro·ce·dure

(hŭm'elz-hīm prŏ-sē'jŭr)
Surgical procedure to correct an ocular deviation due to a sixth nerve palsy by which the superior and inferior rectus tendons are split and transferred laterally.
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14) proposed an adapted version of the Hummelsheim procedure in which the vertical rectus muscle is resected 4-5 mm prior to transposition (augmented Hummelsheim procedure).
Augmented Hummelsheim procedure to treat complete abducens nerve palsy.