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]

fasciectomy

excision of fascia.
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Simultaneous carpal tunnel release and dupuytren's fasciectomy.
In cases of large ulcers combined with induration or calcification, fasciectomy should be performed to remove the defect and help facilitate short healing times.
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.
These contractures are usually treated with fasciotomy or fasciectomy.
These contractures, which usually involve the metacarpophalangeal and/or proximal interphalangeal joints, are usually treated with fasciotomy or fasciectomy.