meatotomy


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meatotomy

 [me″ah-tot´ah-me]
incision of an acoustic or urinary meatus in order to enlarge it.

me·a·tot·o·my

(mē'ă-tot'ŏ-mē),
An incision made to enlarge a meatus, for example, of the urethra or ureter.
[meato- + G. tomē, incision]

meatotomy

/me·a·tot·o·my/ (-tot´ah-me) incision of an acoustic or urinary meatus to enlarge it.

meatotomy

(mē′ə-tŏt′ə-mē)
n.
A surgical incision made to enlarge a meatus, as of the urethra or ureter.

meatotomy

A surgical procedure used to enlarge the urethral meatus.

me·a·tot·o·my

(mē'ă-tot'ŏ-mē)
An incision made to enlarge a meatus, e.g., of the urethra or ureter.
[meato- + G. tomē, incision]

meatotomy

incision of the urinary meatus in order to enlarge it.
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Underlay Technique: Tympanic membrane perforation visualised, through posterior meatotomy through the microscope.
Endoscopic management of impacted stones in the intramural or meatal part of the ureter without performing meatotomy.
Fossa navicularis reconstruction: impact of stricture length on outcomes and assessment of extended meatotomy (first stage Johanson) maneuver.
Surgical success is largely dependent on maintenance of a patent middle meatotomy.
First, both patients had intravesical installations of BCG after ureteral meatotomy and in the presence of indwelling ureteral stents.
Large distal calculi could be managed with urethral meatotomy.
As a treatment for urinary obstruction, endoscopic ureteral meatotomy can produce vesicoureteral reflux.
Endoscopic treatment of obstructive ureterovesical pathology using meatotomy in an oblique direction can preserve the submucosal tunnel and the muscular sheath and conserve the valvular function of the submucosal ureter or medial valve, thus preventing the occurrence of vesicoureteral reflux.
The objective of this study was to describe the surgical technique and the results of oblique ureteral meatotomy.
Over a 5-year period (April 2007 to March 2012), a prospective study was conducted to analyze the results of oblique ureteral meatotomy that was performed using endoscopic scissors.
Nine patients were excluded (2 had meatotomy, 1 postoperative retention and fixation of supra-pubic catheter, 1 detrusor sphincter dyssynergia, 3 re-do, 1 with urethral stricture and proximal diverticulum, 1 fistula).