periosteotomy

periosteotomy

 [per″e-os″te-ot´ah-me]
incision of the periosteum.

per·i·os·te·ot·o·my

(per'ē-os'tē-ot'ŏ-mē),
The operation of cutting through the periosteum to the bone.
Synonym(s): periostotomy
[periosteo- + G. tomē, incision]

periosteotomy

(pĕr′ē-ŏs′tē-ŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Surgical incision of the periosteum.

per·i·os·te·ot·o·my

(per'ē-os'tē-ot'ŏ-mē)
The operation of cutting through the periosteum to the bone.
[periosteo- + G. tomē, incision]
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presented 3 cases of first rib removal by videothoracoscopy using three ports, one of which is widened for introducing periosteotomy cutters and rib shears [19].
This technique also had an advantage of processing indirect tractive reduction without periosteotomy, which prevented incidence of nonunion and avascular necrosis.