tenotomy


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tenotomy

 [ten-ot´ah-me]
transection of a tendon; called also tendon release.
graduated tenotomy partial transection of a tendon.

te·not·o·my

(te-not'ŏ-mē),
The surgical division of a tendon for relief of a deformity caused by congenital or acquired shortening of a muscle, as in clubfoot or strabismus.
Synonym(s): tendotomy
[teno- + G. tomē, incision]

tenotomy

/te·not·o·my/ (ten-ot´ah-me) transection of a tendon.

tenotomy

(tĕ-nŏt′ə-mē)
n. pl. tenoto·mies
Surgical cutting or division of a tendon.

tenotomy

[tenot′əmē]
Etymology: Gk, tenon, tendon, temnein, to cut
the total or partial severing of a tendon, performed to correct a muscle imbalance, such as in the correction of strabismus of the eye or in clubfoot.

te·not·o·my

(te-not'ŏ-mē)
The surgical division of a tendon for relief of a deformity caused by congenital or acquired shortening of a muscle, as in clubfoot or strabismus.
Synonym(s): tendotomy.
[teno- + G. tomē, incision]

tenotomy

Complete or partial surgical cutting of a tendon to abolish or weaken the effect of a muscle.

Tenotomy

A surgical procedure that cuts the tendon of a contracted muscle to allow lengthening.
Mentioned in: Cerebral Palsy

tenotomy

surgical division of a tendon, e.g. to correct contraction deformity

tenotomy

transection of a tendon.

graduated tenotomy
partial transection of a tendon.
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These were specific areas of interest due to the lower tendon being very thin and the previous documentation of muscular atrophy or tearing in multiple previous studies of the subscapular tendon after tenotomy.
3) Joint instability after reduction can be treated either by securing the arytenoid with suture or by chemical tenotomy using botulinum toxin.
These procedures include but are not limited to selective dorsal rhizotomy, soft tissue releases, tendon lengthening, capsulotomy, fasciotomy, osteotomy, tenotomy, and spinal fusion (Dzienkowski et al.
That is followed by a tenotomy operation, which stretches the Achilles tendon into position with the foot's corrected alignment.
Petrie and Bitenc (31) used bedrest, and traction or adductor tenotomy, if necessary, before long leg walking plasters.
Sims, it turned out, had called him in to perform a tenotomy, the desperate remedy of severing the child's hamstring tendons.
The company's proprietary technology utilizes a minimally invasive system to perform a percuatneous tenotomy or fasciotomy which addresses a global market of over 20 million patients each year suffering from chronic tendonosis.
With this exposure, the humeral head is resected with an oscillating saw similar to a routine subscapularis tenotomy exposure.
Kirschner will compare the effectiveness of ultrasound-guided percutaneous needle tenotomy with and without the use of Platelet-rich Plasma (PRP) in the treatment of chronic tendinosis.
This is easily performed using a pair of tenotomy scissors (figure 1, B).
Pectoralis minor tenotomy and anterior scalenotomy with special reference to the hyperabduction syndrome and " effort thrombosis" of the subclavian vein.
A Z-shaped tenotomy lengthens the tendon, and a catgut suture holds the divided ends together.