orbitotomy

orbitotomy

 [or″bĭ-tot´ah-me]
incision into the orbit.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

or·bi·tot·o·my

(ōr'bi-tot'ŏ-mē),
Surgical incision into the orbit.
[L. orbita, orbit, + tomē, a cutting]
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orbitotomy

(ôr′bĭ-tŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Surgical incision into the orbit.
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or·bi·tot·o·my

(ōr-bi-tot'ŏ-mē)
Surgical incision into the orbit.
[L. orbita, orbit, + tomē, a cutting]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

orbitotomy

A surgical opening into the ORBIT.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

orbitotomy 

A surgical incision made into the orbit to allow the removal of a tumour or foreign body, to treat a lesion, or to drain an abscess.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann
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Smaller sections on lacrimal drainage system surgery and orbital surgery include discussions such as surgery on the lacrimal puncta and canaliculi, and orbitotomy procedures.
The mass was completely removed with combined endoscopic endonasal orbital decompression and external orbitotomy. The patient had an uneventful postoperative recovery.
Patients with dacryops underwent lateral orbitotomy and mass excision in toto.
A diagnosis of orbital and pulmonary infections was made, and emergent anterior orbitotomy was performed and revealed purulent discharge from the orbit.
An anterior orbitotomy with biopsy was performed 4 days after presentation.
He underwent revision endoscopic sinus surgery to revise the maxillary antrostomy, along with a transconjunctival orbitotomy to release the inferior rectus muscle and repair the orbital floor defect.
Anterior orbitotomy through transconjunctival approach (Figure 2) was then performed.
He underwent orbital decompression (same procedure as patient 2, with endonasal medial decompression and lateral orbitotomy via coronary access) with an increase of his squint angle from +20[DELTA] to +120[DELTA].
Total tumour resection was performed via a lateral orbitotomy with lateral orbital wall removal.
The tumour was completely removed during the operation where a 'window' was cut through the bone at the outer side of the eye socket, a lateral orbitotomy, leaving the eye intact.