antrostomy

antrostomy

 [an-tros´tah-me]
incision of an antrum with drainage.

an·tros·to·my

(an-tros'tō-mē),
Formation of a permanent opening into any antrum.
[antro- + G. stoma, mouth]

antrostomy

/an·tros·to·my/ (an-tros´tah-me) the operation of making an opening into an antrum for purposes of drainage.

antrostomy

(ăn-trŏs′tə-mē)
n.
The surgical formation of an opening into an antrum.

an·tros·to·my

(an-tros'tŏ-mē)
Formation of a permanent opening into any antrum.
[G. antron, cave + G. stoma, mouth]

antrostomy

A surgical operation for SINUSITIS, in which an opening is made into one of the antrums (sinuses) around the nose so as to allow infected material to drain away.

an·tros·to·my

(an-tros'tŏ-mē)
Formation of a permanent opening into any antrum.
[G. antron, cave + G. stoma, mouth]

antrostomy (antros´təmē),

n a surgical opening into an antrum, either through the medial wall into the nose or through the lateral wall into the oral cavity.
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In our patient, the previously placed middle meatal antrostomy drained directly into the middle meatus and then posteriorly over the inferior turbinate to the nasopharynx.
The patient underwent a left-sided middle meatal antrostomy and removal of the last two left-upper molars.
Maxillary antrostomy and partial anterior ethmoidectomy were performed with a combination of blunt and powered dissection.
Extensive debridement of the bone fragments with a curved microdebrider was carried out through a large left middle meatal antrostomy, and the loose fragments were carefully removed (figure, D).
Computed tomography (CT) of the sinuses showed evidence of the ethmoidectomy and a right middle meatal antrostomy in addition to left ethmoid opacification (figure, A).
27) The surgical management involves complete removal of the polyp (both antral and nasal parts) and wide middle meatal antrostomy, along with correction of any predisposing anatomic variants.
Following discussion by the multi-disciplinary team, a working diagnosis of sinonasal myxoma was agreed upon with recommendation for a left Caldwell-Luc antrostomy, leading to extensive excision of the mass.
The most common surgical procedures included sphenoidectomy, ethmoidectomy, maxillary antrostomy, and middle turbinectomy.
A bilateral functional endoscopic sinus surgery, bilaterai middle turbinectomy, middle meatus antrostomy, anterior and posterior ethmoidectomy, sphenoidectomy, removal of right maxillary sinus mass, and bilateral inferior turbinate out-fracture were performed.
Because sinus and lung infections in CF patients may both result from the same loss of CFTR function, the maxillary sinus in CF patients with chronic sinusitis and surgical antrostomy has been proposed as a test model for CF lung disease.
The objective of RELIEF is to evaluate post-operative health care resource utilization after maxillary balloon Antrostomy using FinESS Sinus Treatment in the physician's office and to demonstrate long-term durability of the FinESS Sinus Treatment.
At the time of surgery, endoscopic visualization of the interior of the left maxillary sinus was carried out through a small middle meatal antrostomy (figure, C).