frenotomy


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frenotomy

 [fre-not´ah-me]
the cutting of a frenum or frenulum.

fre·not·o·my

(frē-not'ŏ-mē),
Division of any frenum or frenulum, especially that of the tongue.
[frenum + G. tomē, a cutting]

frenotomy

(frə-nŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Surgical incision of a frenum, especially of the tongue.

frenotomy

[frənot′əmē]
Etymology: L, frenum + Gk, temnein, to cut
a surgical procedure for repairing a defective frenum, such as the cutting or lengthening of the lingual frenum to correct ankyloglossia. Compare frenectomy.

fre·not·o·my

(frē-not'ŏ-mē)
Division of any frenum or frenulum, especially that of the tongue.
[frenum + G. tomē, a cutting]

frenotomy

Cutting of a FRENUM.

fre·not·o·my

(frē-not'ŏ-mē)
Division of any frenum or frenulum.
[frenum + G. tomē, a cutting]

frenotomy

the cutting of a frenum (frenulum).
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We respectfully disagree with the authors' conclusion that frenotomy probably isn't helpful in overcoming breastfeeding difficulties and that "the evidence concerning improvements in maternal comfort is conflicting.
29 Peacock ME Frenotomy and keratinized tissue augmentation".
Their mothers tend to develop painful, engorged breasts, which increases their risk for mastitis and is a reason to perform frenotomy promptly, he said.
Immediate nipple pain relief after frenotomy in breast-fed infants with ankyloglossia: a randomized , prospective study J Pediatr Surg: 2006;41(9):1598-600
No studies have evaluated outcomes such as infant weight gain following frenotomy.
Hence, the frenotomy which is a more superficial procedure, with only partial removal of the frenum and just a relocation of the attachment, is an esthetically preferable procedure lately (14).
Treatment options for tongue ties include observation, speech therapy, frenotomy (without analgesia or anaesthesia) or frenectomy under local analgesia (LA) or general anaesthesia (GA).
The studies have demonstrated that frenotomy is a simple, safe, fast, and efficient procedure, which improves significantly the breastfeeding ability and maternal nipple pain [4,6].
Inicialmente foi realizada uma revisao da literatura relacionada, sendo consultadas as bases de dados Web of Science, Pubmed, Embase, All Evidence-Based Medicine Reviews e Scielo, usando os seguintes termos em portugues: freio lingual, anquiloglossia, frenectomia lingual, frenotomia lingual, succao nutritiva; e dos seguintes termos em ingles: tongue-tie ankyloglossia, lingual frenulum, lingual frenum, lingual frenectomy, frenotomy e sucking.

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