turbinectomy

turbinectomy

 [ter″bĭ-nek´tah-me]
excision of a nasal concha (turbinate bone).
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tur·bi·nec·to·my

(tŭr'bi-nek'tŏ-mē),
Surgical removal of a turbinate bone.
[turbinate + G. ektomē, excision]
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turbinectomy

(tûr′bə-nĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical removal of a turbinate bone.
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tur·bi·nec·to·my

(tŭr'bi-nek'tŏ-mē)
Surgical removal of a turbinated bone.
[turbinate + G. ektomē, excision]
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TURBINECTOMY has BROMINE, CERIUM, ERBIUM, IRON, TERBIUM, TIN, YTTERBIUM and YTTRIUM But a 10-element solution is possible by choosing a different 12-letter word, thus:
The 16 patients with obstruction required revision in the form of either a partial or complete turbinectomy, depending on the severity of the scarring.
Numerical study of the aerodynamic effects of septoplasty and partial lateral turbinectomy. Laryngoscope 2008; 118: 330-4.
After removing the disease either inflammatory, polyps or mass, middle turbinectomy was performed to create more space to deal with lamina papyraceaand gradually orbit was dropped in the nasal cavity.
Various methods of surgical management of inferior turbinate hypertrophy have been suggested including total inferior turbinectomy, partial inferior turbinectomy, submucosal resection of turbinate, inferior turbinoplasty, outfracture of inferior turbinate, cryotherapy, electrocautery, laser turbinectomy and argon plasma surgery.
Accidental inferior turbinectomy is a rare and very dangerous complication during nasotracheal intubation.
These included tympanocenthesis, insertion or removal of tympanostomy tubes, myringoplasty, partial inferior turbinectomy, and other sinonasal operations.
Bradley, "A randomised clinical trial of turbinectomy for compensatory turbinate hypertrophy in patients with anterior septal deviations," Clinical Otolaryngology & Allied Sciences, vol.
His medical history was remarkable for hypertension and asthma, with a past surgical history including septoplasty and bilateral middle turbinectomy and uncinectomy due to nasal respiratory insufficiency.
Cooper, "Bloodless turbinectomy following blind nasal intubation," Anesthesiology, vol.
The patient was treated by partial turbinectomy with tumor excision and preservation of the lateral middle turbinate mucosa.