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frenotomy

 [fre-not´ah-me]
the cutting of a frenum or frenulum.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

fre·not·o·my

(frē-not'ŏ-mē),
Division of any frenum or frenulum, especially that of the tongue.
[frenum + G. tomē, a cutting]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

frenotomy

(frə-nŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Surgical incision of a frenum, especially of the tongue.
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fre·not·o·my

(frē-not'ŏ-mē)
Division of any frenum or frenulum, especially that of the tongue.
[frenum + G. tomē, a cutting]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

frenotomy

Cutting of a FRENUM.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

fre·not·o·my

(frē-not'ŏ-mē)
Division of any frenum or frenulum.
[frenum + G. tomē, a cutting]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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All of the referrals were for lingual frenotomy, but 8.7 and 27.8 percent underwent labial frenotomy alone and both labial and lingual frenotomy, respectively.
Frenotomy has gone in and out of fashion over the past century, and its popularity seems to be on the upswing again, said study lead author Dr.
Randomised controlled trial of early frenotomy in breastfed infants with mild-moderate tongue-tie.
We respectfully disagree with the authors' conclusion that frenotomy probably isn't helpful in overcoming breastfeeding difficulties and that "the evidence concerning improvements in maternal comfort is conflicting." In addition, the authors cited only randomized controlled trials (RCTs).
29 Peacock ME Frenotomy and keratinized tissue augmentation".
Their mothers tend to develop painful, engorged breasts, which increases their risk for mastitis and is a reason to perform frenotomy promptly, he said.
Ankyloglossia: Assessment, Incidence, and the effect of frenotomy on the breastfeeding dyad.
The treatment options included frenotomy and frenectomy.
This quick and relatively painless office procedure is called a frenotomy and can be performed either with a local anesthetic or without one.
The pounds 80 operation called a frenotomy makes the tongue more flexible.
The EUR109 operation, known as a frenotomy and now in big demand, takes about five minutes to complete.
The protocol was reapplied immediately after and 24 hours after the frenotomy. An improvement in the protocol scores was observed immediately after and again at 24 hours after surgery (Figures 5 and 6).