scapulectomy

scapulectomy

 [skap″u-lek´tah-me]
excision or resection of the scapula.
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scap·u·lec·to·my

(skap'yū-lek'tŏ-mē),
Excision of the scapula.
[scapula + G. ektomē, excision]
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scapulectomy

(skăp′yə-lĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical removal of the scapula.
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scap·u·lec·to·my

(skap'yū-lek'tŏ-mē)
Excision of the scapula.
[scapula + G. ektomē, excision]
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References in periodicals archive ?
Dai, "Partial scapulectomy for congenital elevation of the scapula," Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, vol.
Patients with high-grade scapula and peri-scapular sarcomas may now be treated with either an extra-articular scapula resection (including the lateral clavicle and proximal humerus), termed a Tikhoff-Linberg resection or an intra-articular total scapulectomy (4,5).
In comparison, total scapulectomy has advantages in function, cosmesis and emotional acceptance (10).
Scapulectomy and a method of preserving the normal configuration of the shoulder.