sinusotomy

sinusotomy

 [si″nus-ot´ah-me]
incision of a sinus.

si·nus·ot·o·my

(si'nŭs-ot'ŏ-mē),
Incision into a sinus.
[sinus + G. tomē, incision]

sinusotomy

(sī′nə-sŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Surgical incision into a sinus.

si·nus·ot·o·my

(sī'nŭ-sot'ŏ-mē)
Incision into a sinus.
[sinus + G. tomē, incision]
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The anterior ethmoid cells were also widely opened, and the frontal ostium was identified after Draf I sinusotomy. Mucosa of the frontal recess area was left untouched.
Larger hematomas within the sinus may require extirpation via sinusotomy. Intralesional formalin treatment via trephine has been ineffective.
The lamina is at risk during uncinectomy or ethmoidectomy, with the orbital floor at risk during maxillary antrostomy and sinusotomy [11], though the orbital floor is generally not considered a high-risk area during sinus surgery [6].
Pott's puffy tumor treated by endoscopic frontal sinusotomy. Rhinology 2000;38:177-80.
Safety and outcome of balloon catheter Sinusotomy, a multicenter 24 weeks analysis in 115 patients, Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg.
Zhang et al., "Transcutaneous electric acupoint stimulation reduces intra-operative remifentanil consumption and alleviates postoperative side-effects in patients undergoing sinusotomy: a prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled trial," British Journal of Anaesthesia, vol.
In several species, in addition to a general clinical examination, some diagnostic methods can be used such as regional radiographs, sinucentesis, surgical exploration (sinusotomy), tomography and sinuscopy; the latter is performed with rigid or flexible endoscopes (ALLISON, 1999; EMSHOFF et al., 1999; SMITH, 2006).
Another case has been reported by Jennifer L Peterson et al in 2012 where the patient underwent an extensive surgical resection, which involved a right anterior and posterior ethmoidectomy, sphenoidotomy, a maxillary antrostomy, and a frontal sinusotomy with the removal of contents and an inferior turbinate reduction.
Balloon catheter sinusotomy: One-year follow-up-outcomes and role in functional endoscopic sinus surgery.
Long-term outcome analysis of balloon catheter sinusotomy: Two-year follow-up.
Several surgical approaches to the frontal sinus have been described, including frontal sinusotomy, endoscopic endonasal sinusotomy, and various combined approaches that involve both endoscopic techniques and frontal sinus trephination (FST).