neurotomy


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neurotomy

 [noo͡-rot´ah-me]
dissection or cutting of nerves.
radiofrequency neurotomy interruption of spinal nerve roots by coagulation with radiofrequency waves.

neu·rot·o·my

(nū-rot'ŏ-mē),
Operative division of a nerve.
[neuro- + G. tomē, a cutting]

neurotomy

/neu·rot·o·my/ (ndbobr-rot´ah-me) dissection or cutting of nerves.

neurotomy

(no͝o-rŏt′ə-mē, nyo͝o-)
n. pl. neuroto·mies
The surgical cutting or stretching of a nerve, usually to relieve pain.

neurotomy

[noo͡rot′əmē]
the surgical severing of a nerve or nerves.

neu·rot·o·my

(nūr-ot'ŏ-mē)
Operative division of a nerve.
[neuro- + G. tomē, a cutting]

neurotomy

The surgical cutting of a nerve, usually in the hope of relieving pain. This is seldom justified nowadays, is not always effective and will usually have serious side effects.

neu·rot·o·my

(nūr-ot'ŏ-mē)
Operative division of a nerve.
[neuro- + G. tomē, a cutting]

neurotomy (nyoorot´əmē),

n the severance of a nerve process.

neurotomy

dissection or cutting of nerves.
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Spastic equinus foot: multicenter study of the long-term results of tibial neurotomy.
Performing a peripheral neurotomy on the posterior tibial nerve, targeting the branches to the tibialis posterior muscle, can allow the patient to stand on a flat foot with less pain.
The aim of this pilot study was to analyze changes in pressure measurements following motor nerve block and selective tibial neurotomy in adults with spastic equinovarus foot.
EMG studies performed one week pre- and one week post- neurotomy have shown that myoelectric silence associated with denervation of the multifidus is correlated with successful medial branch neurotomy [103].
Technical limitations to the efficacy of radiofrequency neurotomy for spinal pain.
These include peripheral, plexus and neuraxial catheters, peripheral and central neuromodulation, radiofrequency (thermal neurotomy and pulsed), intradiscal electrothermal annuloplasty and vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty.
Palliation of pain in chronic pancreatitis: Use of neural blocks and neurotomy.
Severe spasms retractable to therapy may need to be managed surgically by tenotomy, peripheral neurotomy, or anterior or posterior rhizotomy.
Doctors in Australia tested the technique, called percutaneous radio-frequency neurotomy, on men and women with lingering pain from whiplash suffered in car accidents.
The surgical anatomy of lumbar medial branch neurotomy (facet denervation).
29] However, there is currently no evidence to suggest that selective dorsal nerve neurotomy or hyaluronic acid gel glans penis augmentations are effective treatments for PE.