muscle resection

mus·cle re·sec·tion

shortening of the tendon of the ocular muscle in strabismus.
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Corrugator supercilii muscle resection and migraine headaches.
Common procedures include external levator muscle resection or advancement and Muller's muscle-conjuctival resection.
In others, the mitral valve anterior leaflet may be so elongated that no amount of muscle resection may be enough to relieve the obstructive phenomenon.