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tenotomy

 [ten-ot´ah-me]
transection of a tendon; called also tendon release.
graduated tenotomy partial transection of a tendon.

te·not·o·my

(te-not'ŏ-mē),
The surgical division of a tendon for relief of a deformity caused by congenital or acquired shortening of a muscle, as in clubfoot or strabismus.
Synonym(s): tendotomy
[teno- + G. tomē, incision]

tenotomy

(tĕ-nŏt′ə-mē)
n. pl. tenoto·mies
Surgical cutting or division of a tendon.

te·not·o·my

(te-not'ŏ-mē)
The surgical division of a tendon for relief of a deformity caused by congenital or acquired shortening of a muscle, as in clubfoot or strabismus.
Synonym(s): tendotomy.
[teno- + G. tomē, incision]

tenotomy

Complete or partial surgical cutting of a tendon to abolish or weaken the effect of a muscle.

Tenotomy

A surgical procedure that cuts the tendon of a contracted muscle to allow lengthening.
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At the age on ten he underwent multiple tenotomies around the left hip and six years later a resection of the right femoral head to treat an osteomyelitis secondary to pressure sores.
He underwent many tenotomies and four years before a spinal lumbosacral arthrodesis to treat the evolutionary scoliosis and hyperlordosis.
Following the final cast, the Dimeglio distribution of feet requiring tenotomies (approximately 70%) compared with those not requiring tenotomies (30%) was the same for feet rated Dimeglio type I or IIA.
Clubfeet with a Pirani score greater than or equal to 5.0 or a Dimeglio type III rating are very likely to need tenotomies. Those that needed tenotomies tended to be more deformed with regard to all components of hindfoot deformity.
Clubfeet with a Pirani score greater than or equal to 5.0 or a Dimeglia type III rating at the outset of treatment are very likely to need tenotomies, Dr.
Children who have DNRs are often scheduled for orthopedic surgery for dislocated hips, adductor tenotomies, spine surgery for severe scoliosis, or gastrointestinal surgery such as fundoplication for gastroesophageal reflux or revision of ventriculo-peritoneal shunts.
1989) (orthopedic surgeon who had performed foot tenotomies qualified to testify as an expert against a podiatrist); King v.
Akermark and coworkers reviewed 18 adductor tenotomies in 16 patients with chronic adductor longus tendinopathy.
This typically involves arthroscopic debridement of the adipose tissue of the anterior fat pad of the knee, debridement of any abnormal patellar tendon, and longitudinal tenotomies with or without excision or drilling of the inferior pole of the patella.
(16-19) In 18 patients (33 clubfeet) with myelodysplasia, who were treated with casts and percutaneous Achilles tenotomies (PATs), 31 feet required no further treatment; the remaining two had posterior medial releases to correct recurrences.
Typically, tenotomies are done prior to the last cast if dorsiflexion is less than 20[degrees].
(3) Following routine adductor longus and iliopsoas tenotomies using Ferguson's posteromedial approach, (4) hip joint arthrography was performed.