tenosynovectomy

tenosynovectomy

 [ten″o-sin″o-vek´tah-me]
excision or resection of a tendon sheath.
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ten·o·syn·o·vec·to·my

(ten'ō-sin'ō-vek'tŏ-mē),
Excision of a tendon sheath.
[teno- + synovia + G. ektomē, excision]
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tenosynovectomy

(tĕn′ō-sĭn′ō-vĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Excision of a tendon sheath.
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ten·o·syn·o·vec·to·my

(ten'ō-sin-ō-vek'tŏ-mē)
Excision of a tendon sheath.
[teno- + synovia + G. ektomē, excision]
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Then, the patient was placed in prone position and a hindfoot endoscopy (16, 17) was performed to resect the talar spur (Figures 4 and 5) and tenosynovectomy; the duration was 22 minutes.
Surgical release and tenosynovectomy of the carpal tunnel was performed; pathologic features demonstrated chronic inflammation of the synovium and absence of granulomas.
An irregular sliding channel was smoothed out in two patients and two asymptomatic patients underwent tenosynovectomy and tendon release.
Thorough cleaning and tenosynovectomy was done and specimen sent for histopathology.
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Afterwards, a complete tenosynovectomy with extensive debridement of the surrounding granulation tissue and carpal tunnel decompression was performed (Figure 3), and the wound was then primarily closed.
In the operating room he underwent incision and drainage of the left ring finger, flexor tendon sheath and palm with tenosynovectomy. Purulent exudate was seen from the flexor tendon sheath at the level of the distal phalanx down to the palmar aponeurotic pulley.
Dixon performed a right peroneal tendon tenosynovectomy on the plaintiff with a goal of alleviating her ongoing problem with right ankle pain.
The anatomy ofthe variations ofthe EDM is important for successful treatment of De Quervain disease, where the tenosynovectomy has to be performed.
Dorsal tenosynovectomy is performed in patients with refractory tenosynovitis.
DISCUSSION: The anatomical knowledge of the arrangement of Extensor tendons is of prime significance for surgeons performing tendon transfers, tenosynovectomy and other reconstructive surgeries.
After the patient's general health stabilized, he underwent open carpal tunnel release, flexor tenosynovectomy, and collection of the purulent drainage.