fasciectomy

fasciectomy

 [fas″e-ek´to-me]
excision of fascia.

fas·ci·ec·to·my

(fash'ē-ek'tō-mē),
Excision of strips of fascia.
[fascia + G. ektomē, excision]

fasciectomy

(făsh′ē-ĕk′tə-mē, făs′-)
n.
Surgical excision of strips of fascia.

fasciectomy

Orthopedics The removal of fascial tissue, generally to reduce pressure in a compartment in the body or in an extremity

fas·ci·ec·to·my

(fash-ē-ek'tŏ-mē)
Excision of strips of fascia.
[fascia + G. ektomē, excision]
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abscessus (case-patient 1) required a debridement of the femur, partial claviculectomy, synovectomy of an ankle and a knee, and a fasciectomy. The patient with disseminated M.
Surgical approaches performed for contractures are fasciotomy (cutting the affected part of the palmar fascia) and fasciectomy (removal of the affected palmar fascia).
The traditional role of surgery in the treatment of Dupuytren's disease is being challenged by less invasive treatment options, specifically percutaneous needle fasciotomy and more recently collagenase injection, partial fasciectomy and dermofasciectomy.
To treat the contracture, the patient underwent a left ring finger palmar fasciectomy. Operative findings included severe fibromatosis of the left middle and ring finger and keloid formation that was confirmed by histopathology.
Simultaneous carpal tunnel release and dupuytren's fasciectomy. J Hand Surg Am 2010;35:754-9.
The second operation is fasciectomy, where the shortened tissue is actually removed.
[10] suggested that partial fasciectomy or fasciotomy are equally successful procedures.
Surgeons performed a fasciectomy to relieve pressure in her left leg, inserted a metal plate into her fractured skull, and carried out skin grafts on gaping wounds on her foot and behind her knee.
Fasciectomy of anterolateral and posterior compartments (superficial and deep) of both legs was performed.
A diabetic patient presenting with stiff hand following fasciectomy for Dupuytren's contracture: A case report.
The incidence of complex regional pain syndrome after fasciectomy for Dupuytren's contracture: a prospective observational study of four anesthetic techniques.
Surgical options range from local excision to complete plantar fasciectomy [1,4] when conservative measures are ineffective and with persistence of pain.