ostectomy


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ostectomy

 [os-tek´to-me]
excision of a bone or part of a bone.

os·tec·to·my

(os-tek'tŏ-mē),
1. Surgical removal of bone.
2. In dentistry, resection of supporting osseous structure to eliminate periodontal pockets.
Synonym(s): osteoectomy
[osteo- + G. ektomē, excision]

ostectomy

(ŏs-tĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical removal of a bone or part of a bone.

ostectomy

Orthopedics The excision of bone or part thereof

os·tec·to·my

(os-tek'tŏ-mē)
1. Surgical removal of bone.
2. dentistry resection of supporting osseous structure to eliminate periodontal pockets.
[osteo- + G. ektomē, excision]

os·tec·to·my

(os-tek'tŏ-mē)
1. dentistry resection of supporting osseous structure to eliminate periodontal pockets.
2. Surgical removal of bone.
[osteo- + G. ektomē, excision]
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Surgical excision with peripheral ostectomy: a definitive, yet conservative, approach to the surgical management of ameloblastoma.
A 1-mm transverse ostectomy was created using an oscillating saw (Stryker Command 2; Stryker Corp, Kalamazoo, MI, USA) at 50% of the entire length of the humerus to create a small nonload-sharing fracture gap model, followed by one of the 3 repair techniques outlined below.
The only trans-operative complication was the difficulty to rotate the caudal acetabular rim due to osteotomy and not ostectomy of the pubic segment in a single patient.
Brannon and colleagues reviewed a case series of 44 recurrent cementoblastomas and recommended a peripheral ostectomy, in addition to surgical removal, to reduce the chance of recurrence.
Femoral head ostectomy to treat a donkey for coxofemoral luxation.
All six patients spontaneously regenerated large segments of the mandible from full-body ostectomy to hemimandibulectomy defects.
After detaching the flap, visualization of the dental elements was not possible and ostectomy was necessary to expose a portion of the teeth (Figure 5).
Simultaneous bilateral femoral head and neck ostectomy for the treatment of canine hip dysplasia.
Calcaneal osteotomy or ostectomy and retrocalcaneal decompression are done in selected patients yielding variable results.
En bloc resection or enucleation with peripheral ostectomy results in the best outcome.
This obviously limits one's ability to create good chin contour due to the limited bone bulk and safety with ostectomy of the partial thikness bone.