cervicotomy

cervicotomy

 [ser″vĭ-kot´ah-me]
1. incision of the neck.
2. incision of the uterine cervix.

cer·vi·cot·o·my

(ser'vi-kot'ō-mē),
Incision into the cervix uteri.
Synonym(s): trachelotomy
[cervico- + G. tomē, incision]

cervicotomy

(sûr′vĭ-kŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Incision into the cervix of the uterus.

cervicotomy

[sur′vikot′əmē]
1 incision of the neck.
2 incision of the uterine cervix.

cer·vi·cot·o·my

(sĕr-vi-kot'ŏ-mē)
Incision into the cervix of the uterus.
Synonym(s): trachelotomy.
[cervico- + G. tomē, incision]

cervicotomy

incision of the circular muscle layers of the cervix to permit the passage of a normal sized fetus through a stenosed cervix. Performed only in the cow and not conducive to subsequent fertility.
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For proximally located fistula cervicotomy is done and in cases of distal fistulas, located at the level of the carina, thoracotomy is usually preferred2.
Briefly, right anterior cervicotomy with exposure of carotid artery and jugular vein was made in the receptor rabbit.
Intrathoracic goiter resection by combined surgical approach: resection by right videothoracoscopy and cervicotomy
An explorative cervicotomy was performed in three patients with resection of the parathyroid adenoma.
A case of fetal mummification in a zebu cow and its management through cervicotomy is described.
In the Ippolito's case series, most common presentation was an asymptomatic cystic lesion that was detected incidentally during cervicotomy to treat a thyroid nodule.
With the animal in the supine position after a vertical midline cervicotomy, the infrahyoid muscles were separated from the tracheal axis.
Left cervicotomy was performed with later giant polyp removal (20 cm long); the pedicle was found in the upper third, 7 cm from the dental arch, in addition to purulent fluid (10 ml) and esophageal perforation (Figure 4).
All patients underwent cervicotomy and/or thoracotomy:
5(p329), 8(pp164-5)) His reputation is only slightly tarnished by his promotion of certain now-discredited techniques, such as cervicotomy for sterility and dysmenorrhea (8(pp147-52)) and ovarian removal ("ovariotomy," or "Battey's procedure") for various physical and psychosomatic conditions then termed "hysterical diseases.
17) compared conventional cervicotomy with bilateral exploration and frozen section tissue analysis in 18 patients with primary hyperparathyroidism to video-assisted surgery with intraoperative PTH measurements performed in 20 patients.