complete mastoidectomy

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complete mastoidectomy

an operation to exenterate the air cell system from the mastoid process of the temporal bone for the drainage of the suppuration in acute mastoiditis.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

com·plete mas·toi·dec·to·my

(kŏm-plēt' mas'toy-dek'tŏ-mē)
An operation to exenterate the air-cell system from the mastoid process of the temporal bone for the drainage of the suppuration in acute mastoiditis.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Tos deliberately maintained the historical terminologies of simple mastoidectomy (cortical, complete, Schwartze) for translational purpose.
Whenever exposure or hemostasis is believed to be inadequate with simple mastoidectomy, canal-wall-down mastoidectomy should be performed.
In cholesterol granuloma of the mastoid, simple mastoidectomy with insertion of a ventilation tube or with additional mastoid obliteration is preferred.
In this context simple mastoidectomy seems to be an integral part of tympanoplasty.
Christensen et al obtained good results in 7 patients treated with intravenous antibiotics, simple mastoidectomy with unroofing of the sigmoid sinus, and tympanostomy tube placement.
After myringoplasty with simple mastoidectomy, however, ears with inflammatory mastoids fared very nearly as well as those without signs of inflammatory changes.
The patient underwent simple mastoidectomy. The mastoid bone was grossly well pneumatized.
Brackmann DE et al (2010) observed that simple mastoidectomy in all tympanoplasties is a good practice.
We performed a simple mastoidectomy to obtain a pathologic specimen.
We performed a distal facial nerve dissection and a simple mastoidectomy with facial recess exposure for resection to negative margins.
Lesions limited to the mastoid cortex can be treated with simple mastoidectomy, but they have also been reported to heal on their own.
A 4-year-old boy had undergone a simple mastoidectomy at another hospital.

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