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ventriculotomy

 [ven-trik″u-lot´ah-me]
incision of a ventricle.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ven·tric·u·lot·o·my

(ven-trik'yū-lot'ŏ-mē),
Incision into a ventricle; for example, into the cerebral third ventricle for the relief of hydrocephalus or into a cardiac ventricle to surgically correct an abnormality.
[ventriculo- + G. tomē, incision]
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ventriculotomy

(vĕn-trĭk′yə-lŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Incision into a ventricle of the brain or heart.
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ventriculotomy

Surgery An incision into a ventricle, either of the brain or heart
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ven·tric·u·lot·o·my

(ven-trik'yū-lot'ŏ-mē)
Incision into a ventricle of the heart or the brain.
[ventriculo- + G. tomē, incision]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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(12,36-38) Ingluviotomy, proventriculotomy, or ventriculotomy can be performed if noninvasive methods are unsuccessful.
When main pulmonary artery was fibrotic two patch technique was done for right ventriculotomy and main pulmonary artery 5 (10%) while in two cases 2 (4%) were done with limited trans annular valvotomy as shown in table-I.
However, operating on this sub-group of patients with friable myocardium, systemic complications and doing a ventriculotomy for clot evacuation is especially hazardous.
(1,2) In a patient like ours with repair of an isolated VSD via a right ventriculotomy and use of a patch to close the defect, ventricular tachyarrhythmias would be more likely than atrial flutter.
Cabrol, "Encircling endocardial ventriculotomy: a new surgical treatment for life-threatening ventricular tachycardias resistant to medical treatment following myocardial infarction," The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, vol.
Endoscopic extended ventriculotomy for congenital saccular cysts of the larynx in infants.
This device is contraindicated in patients with active systemic infection, those with an intracardiac mural thrombus, or those who have had a ventriculotomy or atriotomy in the preceding 4 weeks, and in patients with cryoglobulinemia.
In this procedure, a left ventriculotomy is performed, and the ventricular aneurysm is reduced in size by exclusion of the scar from the endocardial volume of the left ventricle.
Proventriculotomy or ventriculotomy has been reported as an effective means for removing gastric foreign bodies in several avian species, including an ostrich (Struthio camelus), (12) a brown kiwi (Apteryx australis mantelli), (13) and a sarus crane (Grus antigone).
[13] Interventional cardiologists must be aware of the presence of multiple ostia in anterior aortic sinuses before doing procedures like right ventriculotomy for ventricular septal defect or pulmonary stenosis.
During SVR, the ventricular wall was closed using an endoventricular patch in thirty patients (40%) and direct ventriculotomy closure in the remaining 46 patients (60%).
This is especially true if myocardial performance is weakened by ventriculotomy as required for repair of a variety of CHDs3.