hemiglossectomy

hemiglossectomy

 [hem″e-glos-ek´to-me]
excision of half of the tongue.

hem·i·glos·sec·to·my

(hem'ē-glos-ek'tŏ-mē),
Surgical removal of one half of the tongue.
[hemi- + G. glōssa, tongue, + ektomē, excision]

hemiglossectomy

/hemi·glos·sec·to·my/ (-glos-ek´tah-me) excision of one side of the tongue.

hemiglossectomy

(hĕm′ĭ-glô-sĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical removal of one half of the tongue.

hem·i·glos·sec·to·my

(hem'ē-glos-ek'tŏ-mē)
Surgical removal of half of the tongue.
[hemi- + G. glōssa, tongue, + ektomē, excision]

hemiglossectomy

Surgical removal of half the tongue, usually for cancer.

hem·i·glos·sec·to·my

(hem'ē-glos-ek'tŏ-mē)
Surgical removal of one half of the tongue.
[hemi- + G. glōssa, tongue, + ektomē, excision]

hemiglossectomy (hem´ēglôs-ek´təmē),

n the surgical removal of half of the tongue.

hemiglossectomy

excision of part of the tongue.
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Partial tongue removal to treat a stutter A modern medical procedure that involves the removal of part of the tongue is called hemiglossectomy and is used to treat oral cancer.
The surgical treatment could be hemiglossectomy, total laryngectomy and hypopharyngectomy with reconstruction and tracheostomy.
The patient was a 40-year-old man with a squamous cell carcinoma of the lateral border of the tongue who was undergoing a hemiglossectomy with elective neck dissection under general anesthesia.
Hemiglossectomy using monopolar diathermy is the conventional surgical treatment of choice for carcinoma of the tongue.
Utilization of harmonic scalpel for hemiglossectomy in carcinoma of the tongue.
They were, then, subject to hemiglossectomy and supraomohyoid neck dissection (SOHND) and presented different clinical evolution.
Group B: T2N0M0+ hemiglossectomy + SOHND, survival of only 36 months;
Surgical treatment hemimandibulectomy and hemiglossectomy had resulted in a large facial deformity.
The first patient was a 49-year-old man who was admitted with squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue and underwent a hemiglossectomy.
Hemiglossectomy was done and tissue was sent for histopathological examination.
Although the use of a single bilobed radial forearm flap is widely used after hemiglossectomy, our double bilobed modification extends this technique to anterior tongue and floor-of-mouth defects.