facetectomy


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facetectomy

 [fas″ĕ-tek´to-me]
excision of the articular facet of a vertebra.

fac·e·tec·to·my

(fas'ĕ-tek'tŏ-mē),
Excision of a facet.
[facet + G. ektomē, excision]

facetectomy

/fac·e·tec·to·my/ (fas″ĕ-tek´tah-me) excision of the articular facet of a vertebra.

facetectomy

(făs′ĭ-tĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Excision of a facet, as of a vertebra.

facetectomy

[fas′itek′təmē]
surgical removal of a facet, particularly the articular facet of a vertebra.

fac·e·tec·to·my

(fas'ĕ-tek'tŏ-mē)
Excision of a facet.
[facet + G. ektomē, excision]

facetectomy

excision of the articular facet of a vertebra.
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Posterior approach, and if tumor is more extensive posterolateral approach with or without facetectomy is commonly used.
The patient was performed interlaminar removal of the disk hernia VL3-4, VL4-5 and extended interlaminectomy, medial facetectomy, recessusotomy, meningoradiculitis and posterior interbody spondylodesis cadge of clinic in combination with auto-osseous at the level VL4-5 in 2009.
Surgical options range from minimally invasive decompression surgery such as an interspinous spacer (FIGURE 2, BOX r) to more conventional, invasive decompression surgery (eg, laminectomy, foraminotomy, facetectomy, or micro/laminectomy--with or without fusion) (FIGURE 2, BOX 8).
A 63-year-old female with a history of spondylolisthesis underwent L4-L5 diskectomy and facetectomy with cage placement for back and leg pain.
One of the more technically challenging steps of a less invasive fusion procedure such as a transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF) is performing a good facetectomy," commented Robert Isaacs, MD, a neurosurgeon from Durham, North Carolina.
On the basis procedure type the market is segmented into discectomy, laminectomy, foraminectomy, facetectomy, corpectomy among others.
hemilaminectomy and T5/6 2011 [6] facetectomy, 2nd op: posterior T6 hemilaminectomy and T6/7 facetectomy, 3rd op: anterior T4-T9 release, and 4th op: T2-L3 instrumented PSF hemilaminectomy and T5/6 Krishnakumar 11f PSF and Renjitkumar 2012 [22] Sun et al.
After discussion with the patient, he underwent an uneventful, left sided, L4-L5 microdiscectomy with partial medial facetectomy and laminotomy under loupe magnification.
The combination of our AxiaLfF and Veo lumbar fusion products with Baxano's iO-Flex and iO-Tome systems for lumbar direct decompression and facetectomy, respectively, will allow us to better meet the needs of our spine surgeon customers.
Crockard and Rogers in 1996 (3) recommend facetectomy followed by fixation C1-C2 in theses cases.
Based on procedures the market is segmented into major procedures such as discectomy, laminectomy, foraminectomy, facetectomy, corpectomy among others.