bursectomy


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bursectomy

 [bur-sek´to-me]
excision of a bursa.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

bur·sec·to·my

(ber-sek'tō-mē),
Surgical removal of a bursa.
[bursa + G. ektomē, excision]
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bursectomy

(bər-sĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical removal of a bursa.
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bursectomy

Surgical removal of a bursa, usually due to treatment-refractory inflammation.
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bursectomy

 Surgical drainage and removal of a bursa
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

bur·sec·to·my

(bŭr-sek'tŏ-mē)
Surgical removal of a bursa.
[bursa + G. ektomē, excision]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Based on the Western guidelines and Eastern data, routine splenectomy, pancreatectomy, total omentectomy, and bursectomy are unnecessary unless there is a tumoral invasion into those organs (4,5,7,60,75).
This is called bursectomy and involves removing the affected bursa.
As long ago as 1972, open decompression of the area was proposed, removing osseous spurs, often combined with tendon release and a bursectomy. This is generally now an arthroscopic procedure, frequently undertaken.
He had undergone right olecranon bursectomy and tenotomy approximately two years prior to presentation, but reported good healing and no pain following this procedure, and otherwise denied recent trauma to the elbow.
Type 1 cysts, given the lack of communication with the GH joint, can be treated with distal clavicle excision and subacromial bursectomy [9].
There have been several reports about methods such as endoscopic bursectomy and sclerotherapy to address bursitis without recurrence [2, 3].
Bursectomy and splenectomy are additional controversial issues in surgical performance, and trends regarding them will be discussed.
Based on history and clinical examinations, the case was diagnosed as temporal bursitis and surgical bursectomy was planned to correct the condition.
A bony decompression or resection of Os acromiale was not performed, but bursectomy and coraco-acromial ligament released.