cervicotomy

cervicotomy

 [ser″vĭ-kot´ah-me]
1. incision of the neck.
2. incision of the uterine cervix.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

cer·vi·cot·o·my

(ser'vi-kot'ō-mē),
Incision into the cervix uteri.
Synonym(s): trachelotomy
[cervico- + G. tomē, incision]
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cervicotomy

(sûr′vĭ-kŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Incision into the cervix of the uterus.
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cer·vi·cot·o·my

(sĕr-vi-kot'ŏ-mē)
Incision into the cervix of the uterus.
Synonym(s): trachelotomy.
[cervico- + G. tomē, incision]
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Surgery was planned and the missed gland was removed without sternotomy through a cervicotomy (Figure 3, 4).
Open surgical biopsy during the cervicotomy is mandatory in order to confirm the diagnosis.
In view of these findings, the patient underwent an exploratory cervicotomy using a classic Kocher incision.
Thyroidectomy was conducted through cervicotomy approach in a standard way.
For proximally located fistula cervicotomy is done and in cases of distal fistulas, located at the level of the carina, thoracotomy is usually preferred2.
Briefly, right anterior cervicotomy with exposure of carotid artery and jugular vein was made in the receptor rabbit.
[sup][4] reported that conventional cervicotomy was successful in 88.20% of mediastinal parathyroid tumors cases.
But when the size of macerated fetus is smaller and fetal contents are in pelvic cavity the gluteal region (Sood et al., 2009) or colpotomy with cervicotomy (Prakash et al., 2017) can be tried with varied success.
Bilateral cervicotomy with Kocher's incision was performed under general anesthesia and bilateral submandibular abscess was drained (Figure 6).
An explorative cervicotomy was performed in three patients with resection of the parathyroid adenoma.
In the Ippolito's case series, most common presentation was an asymptomatic cystic lesion that was detected incidentally during cervicotomy to treat a thyroid nodule.