sialoadenectomy


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sialoadenectomy

 [si″ah-lo-ad″ĕ-nek´tah-me]
excision of a salivary gland.
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si·a·lo·ad·e·nec·to·my

(sī'ă-lō-ad'ĕ-nek'tŏ-mē),
Excision of a salivary gland.
[sialo- + G. adēn, gland, + ektomē, excision]
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sialoadenectomy

(sī′ə-lō-ăd′n-ĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical excision of a salivary gland.
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si·a·lo·ad·e·nec·to·my

(sī'ă-lō-ad'ĕ-nek'tŏ-mē)
Excision of a salivary gland.
[sialo- + G. adēn, gland, + ektomē, excision]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

si·a·lo·ad·e·nec·to·my

(sī'ă-lō-ad'ĕ-nek'tŏ-mē)
Excision of a salivary gland.
[sialo- + G. adēn, gland, + ektomē, excision]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Video-assisted sialoadenectomy using ultrasonic scapel.
In this article, we describe our modified approach to submandibular sialoadenectomy, and we report the results of our use of this technique in 19 patients.
Our modified approach to submandibular sialoadenectomy is performed with the patient under general anesthesia and in the supine position, with the neck extended and the head turned away from the surgeon.
Between March 10, 1995, and April 20, 1999, we performed our modified submandibular sialoadenectomy on 19 patients.
Two techniques for performing submandibular sialoadenectomy have been described in the literature.
It is not necessary to sacrifice the facial vessels during submandibular sialoadenectomy. We feel that there are sizable and clearly identifiable branches to the upper and lower poles of the submandibular gland that can be ligated easily with careful technique.