desmotomy

desmotomy

/des·mot·o·my/ (dez-mot´ah-me) incision or division of a ligament.

desmotomy

(dĕs-mŏt′ō-mē) [″ + tome, incision]
Dissection of a ligament.

desmotomy

the cutting or division of ligaments. See also patellar ligament desmotomy, check ligament desmotomy.
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After careful palpation of the ligament, medial patellar desmotomy was performed in lateral recumbence, under local anesthesia achieved by 2% lignocaine hydrochloride.
Medial patellar ligament desmotomy (MPD) is frequently used in the treatment of dorsal patellar fixation (Ducharme, 2004; Kramer, 2006).
Closed method of medial patellar desmotomy is preferred option because of little or no haemorrhage with smaller external incision and no suture requirements, rapid healing with least post-operative complications, no need to give complete rest for a longer period, minimum cost of treatment and finally less time consuming (Sutradhar, 2003; Sharma et al.
In group I, recumbent open method of medial patellar desmotomy was advocated while in group II recumbent closed method of medial patellar desmotomy was applied.
There are numerous treatment options for tendonitis, for example, the administration of NSAIDs, sodium hyaluronate, oral supplements, cold therapy, phlebotomy, plaster bandage, the administration of intralesional [beta]-aminoproprionitrile fumurate, tendon splitting with or without superior check ligament desmotomy, rest and diverse variety of physical therapy options, such as ultrasound, laser, and magnetic therapies.
Upward fixation of patella is treated surgically by Medial Patellar Desmotomy (MPD).
In bovines, most common and only successful treatment to correct upward fixation of the patella is the medialpatellar desmotomy (Tyagi and Singh; Ali and Hashim, 1984; Ramakrishna, 1972).
5mm in diameter and 12mm in length) were inserted at the origin and insertion of the medial collateral ligament to serve as radiopaque markers; at moment 2, transection of the CCL was performed after a medial parapatellar arthrotomy, and at moment 3 the lesion was corrected by a modified TTA technique; finally, at moment 4, transection of the caudal cruciate desmotomy was performed via a medial arthrotomy.
Hence, the case was diagnosed as intermittent bilateral upward displacement of patella and medial patellar desmotomy was planned accordingly.
Honalikar, Asstt Commissioner (AH), Mini Polyclinic, Khed, Pune was invited as a expert and live demo on surgical procedures viz Standing patellar desmotomy, eye nucleation, urethrotomy, laprotomy, abdominal exploratory surgery in bovines and ovariohysterectomy in canines were performed.