thyrotomy


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thyrotomy

 [thi-rot´ah-me]
2. the operation of cutting the thyroid gland.

thy·rot·o·my

(thī-rot'ŏ-mē),
1. Any cutting operation on the thyroid gland.
2. Synonym(s): laryngofissure
[thyro- + G. tomē, a cutting]

thyrotomy

/thy·rot·o·my/ (thi-rot´ah-me)
2. the operation of cutting the thyroid gland.
3. biopsy of the thyroid gland.

thyrotomy

(thī-rŏt′ə-mē)
n.
1. Surgical incision of the thyroid gland.

thyrotomy

A formal term for any incision into the thyroid region, i.e.:
(1) Thyroid surgery;
(2) Thyroid biopsy, see there;
(3) Laryngofissure (see there); also known as median laryngotomy.

thy·rot·o·my

(thī-rot'ŏ-mē)
1. Any cutting operation on the thyroid gland.
2. Synonym(s): laryngofissure.
[thyro- + G. tomē, a cutting]

thyrotomy

1. surgical division of the thyroid cartilage.
2. the operation of cutting the thyroid gland.
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The choice of specific approach--which may include either thyrotomy with a keel stent, a laryngotracheal reconstruction with a stent, or a single-stage laryngotracheoplasty--depends on the type of lesion.
Tumor resection with a margin of normal cartilage is possible by open laryngofissure, thyrotomy, organ preservation with partial laryngectomy, or endoscopic resection.
Lateral thyrotomy with strap muscle transposition for Teflon granuloma.
We excised the tumor via a lateral thyrotomy approach.
We excised the left supraglottic mass via a left thyrotomy approach without violating the mucosa (figure 2).