sphenoidotomy

sphenoidotomy

 [sfe″noi-dot´ah-me]
incision of a sphenoid sinus.

sphe·noi·dot·o·my

(sfē'noy-dot'ŏ-mē),
Any operation on the sphenoid bone or sinus.
[sphenoid + G. tomē, a cutting]

sphenoidotomy

/sphe·noi·dot·o·my/ (sfe″noi-dot´ah-me) incision of a sphenoid sinus.

sphenoidotomy

(sfē′noi-dŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Surgical creation of an opening in the anterior wall of the sphenoidal sinus.

sphe·noi·dot·o·my

(sfē'noy-dot'ŏ-mē)
Any operation on the sphenoid bone or sinus.
[sphenoid + G. tomē, a cutting]

sphenoidotomy

incision of a sphenoid sinus.
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Dense mucoid fluid was drained from the sphenoid sinus via an endoscopic transseptal sphenoidotomy.
Caution must be exercised when extending a sphenoidotomy inferiorly during endoscopic sinus surgery.
A wide sphenoidotomy was then created, and the mass was partially excised with the use of curved suction and curved instrumentation (figure 2).
The ENT service was contacted urgently, and an emergency endoscopic sphenoidotomy was performed within hours of referral.
The left endoscopic sphenoidotomy was also carried out in a similar manner.
The patient underwent a right endoscopic medial maxillectomy, complete ethmoidectomy, and sphenoidotomy.
The patient was taken to the operating room for right endoscopic sinus surgery and transnasal sphenoidotomy.
The patient was later brought back to our institution for removal of the epidermoid, which was accomplished with an image-guided endoscopic sphenoidotomy and marsupialization of the lesion.
He was then taken to the operating room for image-guided bilateral endoscopic sphenoidotomy with biopsy.
Complete symptom relief was achieved only after she had undergone surgical sphenoidotomy and treatment with anti--H pylori medication.
Transnasal sphenoidotomy (1) was carried out with a microdebrider through the natural ostium of the right sphenoid sinus (figure, B).
Accordingly, the patient was taken to the operating room, where he underwent image-guided sphenoidotomy with drainage and marsupialization of the mucocele.