matricectomy

matricectomy

The use of caustic chemicals, surgery or cryotherapy to selectively destroy part of the nail bed in patients with ingrown toenails.
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Chemical matricectomy with 10% sodium hidroxide for the treatment of ingrowing toenails.
Trichloroacetic acid matricectomy in the treatment of ingrowing toenails.
However, any chemical matricectomy, cannot be definite as it is most likely to be uncontrolled, will either be more or suboptimal.
Chemical matricectomy with phenol for the treatment of ingrowing toenail: a review of the literature and follow-up of 172 treated patients.
Cases of Group A and B were subjected to Phenol Matricectomy (PMC) and Sodium Hydroxide Matricectomy (SHMC) respectively.
Various surgical methods are carried out for ingrown toenail like nail avulsion, Matricectomy either surgical or chemical by Phenol and Sodium Hydroxide, Electro Surgical Ablation by Electrodesiccation and Carbon Dioxide Laser, and Liquid Nitrogen Cryotherapy1,3-5.
In a prospective, randomized, controlled trial, 44 patients undergoing phenolization matricectomy involving digital block injection of 70 toes received either anesthetic and epinephrine or anesthetic and digital tourniquet (J.
Cevdet Altinyazar and his colleagues randomized patients to receive either 2% lidocaine or lidocaine with epinephrine for anesthesia for chemical matricectomy of ingrown toenails of the great toe (Dermatol.
An excision with a 4mm safety margin and total surgical matricectomy were performed.
Objectives To compare the results of surgical treatment of ingrowing toenail with nail excision with chemical matricectomy versus nail excision alone.
Digital block with and without epinephrine during chemical matricectomy with phenol.
Daniel performs a chemical matricectomy in nearly all patients after making sure that the surgical field is dry and bloodless.