eminectomy

em·i·nec·tomy

(emi-nektŏ-mē)
Operative removal of the anterior articular surface of the glenoid fossa.
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When ZACDs have been demonstrated preoperatively on a radiograph, these may become contraindication to performing surgical procedures such as eminoplasty or eminectomy for the treatment of mandibular dislocations as they can become potential pathways for intracranial infections.
Inadvertent violation of an air cell during eminectomy, producing communication with the infratemporal or middle cranial fossa poses the genuine danger of intracranial infection and/or hemorrhage.
Eminectomy and meniscorrhaphy for internal derangements of the temporomandibular joint.
She was previ- ously operated for dislocation and eminectomy was done in this patient which was not successful.
A clinical evaluation of arthrotomy and eminectomy for internal derangement of temporomandibular joint (TMJ)
Eminectomy and meniscorhaphy for internal derangement of temporomandibular joint.
Eminectomy and plication of the posterior disc attachment following arthrotomy for temporomandibular joint internal derangement.
Eminectomy associated with redirectioning of the temporal muscle for treatment of recurrent TMJ dislocation.
Eminectomy and meniscorraphy for internal derangements of the temporomandibular joint.
Key words: Temporomandibular joint, disorders, conservative management, arthroscopy, arthrocentesis, surgical repositioning, dautery procedure, eminectomy
Since the arch is lateral to the Eminectomy was recommended for the patients of advanced age and those with neurological disorders.