Hummelsheim procedure

Hum·mel·sheim procedure

(hŭm'elz-hīm),
surgical procedure to correct an ocular deviation due to a palsy of the sixth cranial nerve by which the superior and inferior rectus tendons are split and transferred laterally.

Hum·mels·heim pro·ce·dure

(hŭm'elz-hīm prŏ-sē'jŭr)
Surgical procedure to correct an ocular deviation due to a sixth nerve palsy by which the superior and inferior rectus tendons are split and transferred laterally.
References in periodicals archive ?
(14) proposed an adapted version of the Hummelsheim procedure in which the vertical rectus muscle is resected 4-5 mm prior to transposition (augmented Hummelsheim procedure).
Ribeiro, "Augmented Hummelsheim procedure for paralytic strabismus," Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, vol.
Hutchinson, "Augmented Hummelsheim procedure to treat complete abducens nerve palsy," Journal of AAPOS, vol.