scalenotomy

sca·le·not·o·my

(skā'lĕ-not'ŏ-mē),
Division or section of one or more of the anterior scalene muscle, usually the anterior scalene.
[scalene + G. tomē, incision]
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scalenotomy

(skā′lə-nŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Surgical division or section of the anterior scalene muscle.
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sca·le·not·o·my

(skā'lĕ-not'ŏ-mē)
Division or section of the anterior scalene muscle.
[scalene + G. tomē, incision]
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Scalenotomy followed by excision of the cervical rib was done with exploration and repair of the artery, Embolectomy was done in case of distal thromboembolism.
Pectoralis minor tenotomy and anterior scalenotomy with special reference to the hyperabduction syndrome and " effort thrombosis" of the subclavian vein.
Therefore knowledge of these possible variations is very important to surgeons in performing anesthetic blockade to the brachial plexus or in surgical procedures, such as decompression or scalenotomy; otherwise it is to invite failure.