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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Patients with a combined laryngocele underwent resection via an external approach through a V-shaped lateral thyrotomy performed under general anesthesia.
In our study, a V-shaped lateral thyrotomy approach was used for resection of the combined laryngoceles.
In our study, all cases of combined laryngocele were completely resected via the lateral thyrotomy approach alone, and a tracheostomy was not required.
We advocate the V-shaped lateral thyrotomy as a single approach for resection of the combined laryngocele as it provides wide accessibility, good exposure, and safe laryngocele dissection in the paraglottic space and ensures resection of the entire lesion under direct visualization.
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.
We excised the left supraglottic mass via a left thyrotomy approach without violating the mucosa (figure 2).
A lateral thyrotomy provides an excellent approach without injury to the vocal folds or laryngeal mucosa.