esophagomyotomy

(redirected from oesophagomyotomy)

esophagomyotomy

 [ĕ-sof″ah-go-mi-ot´ah-me]
incision through the muscular coat of the esophagus.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

e·soph·a·go·my·ot·o·my

(ĕ-sof'ă-gō-mī-ot'ŏ-mē),
Longitudinal division of the muscular layer down to the submucosa of the lowest part of the esophageal wall; some muscle fibers of the cardia may also be divided.
[esophagus + G. mys, muscle, + tomē, incision]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

esophagomyotomy

(ĭ-sŏf′ə-gō-mī-ŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Treatment of esophageal achalasia by a longitudinal division of the lowest part of the esophageal muscle down to the submucosal layer; some muscle fibers of the cardia may also be divided.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

e·soph·a·go·my·ot·o·my

(ĕ-sof'ă-gō-mī-ot'ŏ-mē)
Treatment of esophageal achalasia by longitudinal division of the lowest part of the esophageal muscle down to the submucosal layer; some muscle fibers of the cardia may also be divided.
Synonym(s): oesophagomyotomy.
[esophagus + G. mys, muscle, + tomē, incision]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Esophagomyotomy

A surgical incision through the muscular tissue of the esophagus.
Mentioned in: Achalasia
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
The role of antireflux procedure following oesophagomyotomy remains controversial.
This agrees with other reports following oesophagomyotomy. (2,27,30) Reports following laparoscopic cardiomyotomy have shown that only preoperative LOS pressure has significant correlation with outcome of treatment.
Laparoscopic oesophagomyotomy for achalasia without complementary antireflux procedure.