Thyrotomy

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Related to laryngofissure: Thyroidotomy, laryngofissure thyrotomy

Thy`rot´o`my


n.1.(Surg.) The operation of cutting into the thyroid cartilage.
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2] laser, the transhyoid approach, the laryngofissure approach, and the lateral pharyngotomy approach.
The larynx was entered via a laryngofissure approach.
Injuries requiring operative intervention have historically been repaired via open approaches such as thyrotomy and laryngofissure.
A 44-year-old man presented with squamous cell carcinoma (T1aNOMO) on the left vocal fold and was prepared for a combined laryngofissure cordectomy and type III thyroplasty.
Obviously, the endoscopic approaches for the repair of type 1 and 2 clefts have many advantages over the open approaches, including avoidance of a skin incision, laryngofissure, and pharyngotomy.
Laryngofissure with keel or stent placement may be performed for more severe obstructions; it allows for simultaneous treatment of subglottic stenosis and cartilage grafting.
The treatment of choice for an oncocytic lesion is complete endoscopic excision or, if necessary, laryngofissure.
They range from the minimally invasive endoscopic needle aspiration to more involved procedures such as marsupialization, extended ventriculotomy, and the open laryngofissure approach.
Options include open laryngofissure, thyrotomy, organ preservation with partial laryngectomy, and endoscopic laser resection.
6) The preferred surgical approaches for removal of laryngeal neurilemmomas are the transhyoid approach, the laryngofissure approach, and the lateral pharyngotomy approach.
Some extensive reconstructive procedures for example, laryngofissure, arytenoidectomy, vocal fold resection, and cordotomy--may result in a secure airway and closure of the tracheotomy site at the expense of voice quality.