trephination


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trephination

 [tref€´€ĭ-na´shun]
use of the trephine for creating an opening in the skull or in the sclera.
dental trephination surgical creation of a fistula by puncturing the soft tissue and bone overlying the root apex to provide drainage. Called also apicostomy.

treph·i·na·tion

(tref'i-nā'shŭn),
Removal of a circular piece ("button") of cranium by a trephine.
Synonym(s): trepanation

trephination

/treph·i·na·tion/ (tref″ĭ-na´shun) the operation of trephining.

trephination

[trif′inā′shən]
the surgical excision of a circular piece of bone or other tissue accomplished with a cylindric saw.

treph·i·na·tion

(tref'i-nā'shŭn)
Removal of a circular piece ("button") of cranium by a trephine.

treph·i·na·tion

(tref'i-nā'shŭn)
Removal of a circular piece of cranium by a trephine.

trepanation, trephination

use of the trephine for creating an opening in the skull or in the sclera.
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Regardless of the patient's sex, a detailed preoperative review of CT images should be performed to ensure that the frontal sinus is not too shallow for the trephination instrument.
Performing cytologic examination on the fluid that was evacuated during trephination would have potentially led to a diagnosis.
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After trephination of the left anterior wall under local anesthesia, monitoring of the sinus pressure was carried out according to the respiratory cycle.
Ibrahim HA, Laura Joan, Batterburg Mark et al (2001) Endoscopic--guided trephination DCR.
External ethmoidectomy, frontal sinus trephination, repair of cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea, endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy, endoscopic orbital decompression