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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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The tenotomy procedure, which involves severing the horizontal recti at the muscle insertion followed by reattachment at the original site, is thought to modify the proprioceptive loop in the extraocular muscles, resulting in broadening of the null zone and improvement in the nystagmus waveform and foveation duration.
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In some cases, tenotomy is recommended, removing the pressure exerted by the tendon over the distal phalanx (HUNT et al.
Depending on the assessment of the patient's deformities during the multidisciplinary consultation, additional surgery could be performed, for example, neurotomy of the posterior tibial nerve, tenoplasty to lengthen the Achilles tendon, or percutaneous tenotomy of the toe flexors or the hallux (Table 1).
In treatment phase serial manipulations and casting are done to gradually correct the deformity and a percutaneous tenotomy of the Achilles tendon to correct the residual ankle equinus.
Often, patients will have concomitant labral injury with the iliopsoas pathology requiring arthroscopic resection or repair of the acetabular labrum and iliopsoas tenotomy at the level of the labrum.
In two cases, a tenotomy and subsequent reinsertion into the bicipital tuberosity were necessary due to a late diagnosis [3, 4].
At first, adductor tenotomy was performed to release muscle contractures in the adductor muscles group.