condylotomy

condylotomy

 [kon″dĭ-lot´ah-me]
transection of a condyle.

con·dy·lot·o·my

(kon'di-lot'ō-mē),
Division, without removal, of a condyle.
[G. kondylos, condyle, + tomē, incision]

condylotomy

/con·dy·lot·o·my/ (-lot´ah-me) transection of a condyle.

condylotomy

(kŏn′dl-ŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Surgical incision or division of a condyle.

con·dy·lot·o·my

(kon'di-lot'ŏ-mē)
Division, without removal, of a condyle.
[G. kondylos, condyle, + tomē, incision]

con·dy·lot·o·my

(kon'di-lot'ŏ-mē)
Division, without removal, of a condyle.
[G. kondylos, condyle, + tomē, incision]

condylotomy (kän´dilot´ōmē),

n a surgical division through, without removal of, a condyle; or removal of a portion, usually the articular surface, of a condyle.

condylotomy

transection of a condyle.
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There are many treatment options which are used for management of temporomandibular disorders, ranging from medication, physiotherapy, minimally invasive procedures such as arthrocentesis to invasive surgical procedures such as eminoplasty, discectomy, condylotomy and joint replacement surgery.
Approximately 5% of patients with TMD undergo surgery, typically simple arthrocentesis, arthroscopy, arthrotomy, or modified condylotomy.
Disk position before and after modified condylotomy in 80 symptomatic temporomandibular joints.
Surgical techniques used for the chronic dislocation includes partial or complete myotomy, capsular plication (Mayer, 1933) sacrification of the temporalis tendon (Mawan/McKean, 1973), open condylotomy (James, 1971), insertion of implants into the articular eminence (Findlay, 1964; Cardoso et al.