neurectomy


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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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47) In some surgical neurectomy studies, femoral head deformity was a noted complication, but this may be attributable to complete denervation of all the sensory branches.
All patients who said they did not benefit from the procedure had a previous neurectomy.
The neurectomy to Striking Article's leftforeleg came to light following a post-mortem carried out after the horse was pulled up and euthanised at Musselburgh on February 7, 2010.
in Cincinnati, as part of the Harmonic Scalpel line, in a wide range of operations including laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy ovarian cystectomy, excision of endometriosis, partial oophorectomy, sacral plexus neurectomy small-bowel adhesiolysis, bladder-flap development, anteroposterior colpotomy, and laparoscopic appendectomy.
He is accused of running Commando Scott in nine races between May 1 and September 5, 2009 despite the horse having undergone a biaxial neurectomy to the right hind plantar digital nerve on July 29 the previous year, in contravention of racing's rules on equine welfare.
The 57-year-old veteran trainer - who has held a trainer's licence since 1986 - is charged with running Striking Article eight times after the horse had a palmar neurectomy - an operation which severs or removes leg nerves which leaves the horse unaware of any possible pain.
Johnson could be fighting for his training career after admitting to running a horse that had undergone a palmar neurectomy under his care.
He is accused of allowing winning chaser Striking Article to run in eight races, culminating in one at Musselburgh on February 7 last year, having undergone a neurectomy on his near (left) fore whilst under his care on April 8 2008.
The 20 patients with recurrence required additional gentamicin injections, plus vestibular neurectomy in 2 of them and transmastoid labyrinthectomy for persistent vertigo attacks in 1.
It is also considering whether to open a second inquiry into David Peat, who has since retired but at the time the palmar neurectomy was performed on Striking Article was senior partner at the Castle Barnard practice and had looked after Johnson's horses for more than 20 years.
Mr Johnson, 57, is charged with running one of Mr Wylie's horses, Striking Article, eight times after the horse had a palmar neurectomy.
Johnson - whose big-race triumphs for Wylie since 2003 have also included Arkle winner Tidal Bay, Cheltenham Festival winners Arcalis and No Refuge, and two Royal Ascot victories - admitted running Striking Article eight times after the gelding had undergone a palmar neurectomy - the removal of all or part of the palmar digital nerves - which causes horses to lose sensation in the back of the foot.