myectomy


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myectomy

 [mi-ek´to-me]
surgical excision of a muscle.

my·ec·to·my

(mī-ek'tō-mē),
Excision of a portion of a muscle.
[G. mys, muscle, + ektomē, excision]

myectomy

/my·ec·to·my/ (mi-ek´tah-me) excision of a muscle.

myectomy

(mī-ĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical excision of a portion of muscle.

myectomy

excision of part of a muscle.

myectomy/myotomy

a surgical method of treating total or near-total intestinal aganglionosis. It combines circular excision of seromuscular tissue from a short segment of bowel and a longitudinal myotomy with creation of a stoma, resulting in a short length of functional intestine that will support increasing amounts of enteral nutrition. Also called myectomyotomy.

my·ec·to·my

(mī-ek'tǒ-mē)
Excision of all or part of a muscle.
[G. mys, muscle, + ektomē, excision]

myectomy

The excision of a portion of a muscle. It is done to decrease the effective action of an extraocular muscle in the correction of strabismus. See myotomy; strabismus surgery.

myectomy

excision of a muscle or a portion of a muscle.

caudal myectomy
see nicking (2). Instead of severing the ventral sacrococcygeal muscle, a portion is removed.
pectineal myectomy
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PTSMA, regarded as a less invasive treatment than surgical procedure, is considered as an alternative to myectomy and is usually performed on patients who are not optimal surgical candidates or have a strong desire to avoid surgery.
Twenty-seven eyes of 27 patients who underwent unilateral IO myectomy due to unilateral SOP at the Gulhane Military Medical Academy Department of Ophthalmology between 2002 and 2008 were evaluated retrospectively.
Key words: Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, obstructive HCM treatment, disopyramide, septal myectomy, alcohol septal ablation, echocardiography
This brief review summarizes how patients are selected for myectomy or alcohol septal ablation and reviews results for both procedures.
Treatment of superior oblique palsy with superior oblique tendon tuck and inferior oblique muscle myectomy.
To address inconsistent results the extended myectomy or resection (R) and papillary muscle release (R) have been described.
Treatment of inferior oblique muscle overaction with myectomy or with anterior transposition.
Specialized centers referred large numbers of patients for septal myectomy were the focus.
If surgery is planned, correction of the arrhythmia with MAZE procedure, which isolates the arrhythmogenic foci, at the time of myectomy is an option to consider.
Surgical septal myectomy has been employed with considerable success for over 30 years and is the gold standard to relieve symptoms and obstruction.
Similarly, heart block may be caused by myocardial fibrosis, medication side effect, or as a complication of surgical septal myectomy or alcohol septal ablation.
In mildly symptomatic obstructed patients, after pharmacologic therapy is begun, there is no urgency to progress rapidly to myectomy or alcohol ablation.