mastoidectomy


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Related to mastoidectomy: cholesteatoma, radical mastoidectomy

mas·toid·ec·to·my

 (măs′toi-dĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. mas·toid·ec·to·mies
Surgical removal of mastoid cells or part or all of the mastoid process.

mastoidectomy

(ˌmæstɔɪˈdɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical removal of the mastoid process

mas•toid•ec•to•my

(ˌmæs tɔɪˈdɛk tə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
the surgical removal of part of a mastoid process.
[1895–1900]

mastoidectomy

Surgery to remove the mastoid bone.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mastoidectomy - surgical removal of some or all of the mastoid processmastoidectomy - surgical removal of some or all of the mastoid process
ablation, cutting out, extirpation, excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue
Translations

mastoidectomy

n (pl -mies) mastoidectomía
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The traditional treatment is mastoidectomy, routinely combined with middle ear ventilation tube insertion or tube insertion during re-examination after operation.
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Mastoidectomy is required for tumors that extend into the mastoid cavity.
The main goals of open cavity mastoidectomy are to completely eradicate the disease, create a large enough meatus for examination and mastoid air cells, and provide a self-cleaning epithelized dry cavity, and achieve maximum hearing.
Patient underwent Extended Cortical Mastoidectomy with exenteration of retrolabyrinth air cells.
Objective: We aimed to evaluate the vibration effect of drilling on facial nerve motor functions during mastoidectomy and to investigate the impact of this round of interest with its duration of use.
OBJECTIVE: Removing the posterior canal wall or canal wall down mastoidectomy (CWDM) for the management of cholesteatoma remains controversial.
Target-controlled infusion anesthesia with propofol and remifentanil compared with manually controlled infusion anesthesia in mastoidectomy surgeries.
Objective: To evaluate the therapeutic effects in terms of disease clearance and hearing improvement of canal wall up mastoidectomy in combination with Type I tympanoplasty in otitis media.
Based on this, cortical mastoidectomy was performed, and per the neurosurgeon's recommendation, no removal of sigmoid sinus thrombus was performed.
Antibiotic therapy was continued, and because of the failure of medical therapy, a mastoidectomy was planned for treatment day 7; however, the patient had seizures that day.
He had a mastoidectomy which has left him disfigured.