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neurectomy

 [noo͡-rek´to-me]
excision of a part of a nerve.

neu·rec·to·my

(nū-rek'tŏ-mē),
Excision of a segment of a nerve.
Synonym(s): neuroectomy
[neur- + G. ektomē, excision]

neurectomy

/neu·rec·to·my/ (ndbobr-rek´tah-me) excision of a part of a nerve.

neurectomy

(no͝o-rĕk′tə-mē, nyo͝o-)
n. pl. neurecto·mies
Surgical removal of a nerve or part of a nerve.

neurectomy

[noo͡rek′təmē]
Etymology: Gk, neuron, nerve, ektomē, excision
the surgical excision of a nerve segment.

neurectomy

Resection of a segment of nerve.

neu·rec·to·my

(nūr-ek'tŏ-mē)
Excision of a segment of a nerve.
[neur- + G. ektomē, excision]

neurectomy

Surgical removal of part of a nerve.

neurectomy

excision of part of a nerve, e.g. plantar digital neuroma excision

neu·rec·to·my

(nūr-ek'tŏ-mē)
Excision of a segment.

neurectomy (nyoorek´təmē),

n the surgical excision of a nerve, or the more traumatic tearing away of nervous tissue from its anatomic position.

neurectomy

excision of a part of a nerve.

posterior (low) digital neurectomy
used for relief of incurable lameness in horses, usually resulting from navicular disease or fractures of the navicular bone or wing of the third phalanx. The procedure is relatively simple and can be performed under local or general anesthesia, but the consequences for a neurectomized horse can be disastrous. Rules of racing in many places limit or exclude participation of neurectomized horses.
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In our 1992 survey, we found that the popularity of vestibular neurectomy had grown significantly during the preceding decade.
Retrosigmoid vestibular neurectomy was performed on all patients, and a 2- to 3-mm segment of the vestibular nerve was removed from the cerebellopontine angle.
16,17] In order to avoid the risks associated with surgical trauma, in addition to seeking better results in vertigo control and hearing preservation, we have been performing the endolymphatic sac shunt after the vestibular neurectomy.
The effect of illioinguinal neurectomy in elective inguinal hernia repair on chronic postoperative pain.
Bilateral luxation of the coffin joints in a horse, as a sequel to palmar neurectomy.
In study by Karakayali F et al in the ilioinguinal neurectomy group at one month follow-up, pain was present in 21% patients with pain at rest in 8% and pain with daily activities in 7% patients.
Moore, "Long-term follow-up of tympanic neurectomy for sialorrhea," Laryngoscope, vol.
The symptoms were completely resolved after neurectomy and plantar plate reconstruction of the second and third MTP joints.
Johnson's ban comprised three years for the neurectomy and a further 12 months for administering an anabolic steroid to three of his horses.
Outcomes after partial neurectomy of Morton's neuroma related to preoperative case histories, clinical findings, and findings on magnetic resonance imaging scans.
Patients in both groups had undergone cricopharyngeal myotomy and unilateral pharyngeal neurectomy.
In OPD of Punjab Dental Hospital almost 10-12 patients of neuralgia like pain are seen weekly which are treated by anti-convulsant drugs or surgical procedures including glycerol injection and peripheral neurectomy.