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bursectomy

 [bur-sek´to-me]
excision of a bursa.

bur·sec·to·my

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

bursectomy

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

bursectomy

[bərsek′təmē]
Etymology: Gk, byrsa, wineskin, ektomē, cutting out
the excision of a bursa.

bursectomy

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

bursectomy

 Surgical drainage and removal of a bursa

bur·sec·to·my

(bŭr-sek'tŏ-mē)
Surgical removal of a bursa.
[bursa + G. ektomē, excision]

bursectomy

excision of a bursa.

neonatal bursectomy
an experimental procedure that removes the bursa of Fabricius, either surgically, hormonally or through infection with the virus of infectious bursal disease. The resulting immunodeficient chick is useful in immunological studies because of the loss of B lymphocytes.
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As long ago as 1972, open decompression of the area was proposed, removing osseous spurs, often combined with tendon release and a bursectomy.
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.
In our case there was extended trochanteric involvement and we preferred to start antitubercular chemotherapy after histopathological confirmation of the disease, Arthroscopically performed drainage and bursectomy followed by antitubercular chemotherapy has been reported as a modality of treatment (3).
Prepatellar septic bursitis: a case report of skin necrosis associated with open bursectomy.
The sacral sore was then thoroughly debrided with complete bursectomy.
Avian thymus and bursa of fabricius play an important role in the development of immunological competence as neonatal surgical or embryonic hormonal bursectomy in chicken greatly reduced subsequent antibody forming capacity (Mueller et al.
Effects of immunosuppression on avian coccidiosis: cyclosporin A but not hormonal bursectomy abrogates host protective immunity.
Analysis of the subacromial bursa indicated significant fibrosis of the bursa thus a need for a partial bursectomy.