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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Endoscopic transnasal sphenoidotomy requires good hemostasis in the operative field.
Uncinectomy and middle meatal antrostomy ethmoidectomy, frontal recess surgery and sphenoidotomy were done in 18 (34.
Dense mucoid fluid was drained from the sphenoid sinus via an endoscopic transseptal sphenoidotomy.
Another case has been reported by Jennifer L Peterson et al in 2012 where the patient underwent an extensive surgical resection, which involved a right anterior and posterior ethmoidectomy, sphenoidotomy, a maxillary antrostomy, and a frontal sinusotomy with the removal of contents and an inferior turbinate reduction.
In group 1, 5 patients and in group 2, none had undergone uncinectomy, middle meatal antrostomy, ethmoidectomy and sphenoidotomy (fig 1).
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.