neurotomy

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neu·rot·o·my

 (no͝o-rŏt′ə-mē, nyo͝o-)
n. pl. neu·rot·o·mies
The surgical cutting or stretching of a nerve, usually to relieve pain.

neurotomy

(njʊˈrɒtəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) the surgical cutting of a nerve, esp to relieve intractable pain
neuˈrotomist n

neu•rot•o•my

(nʊˈrɒt ə mi, nyʊ-)

n., pl. -mies.
the surgical cutting of a nerve.
[1695–1705]

neurotomy

the cutting of a nerve, as to relieve neuralgia. — neurotomist, n.
See also: Nerves

neurotomy

Cutting a nerve to relieve pain.
Translations

neu·rot·o·my

n. neurotomía, disección o división de un nervio.
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Peripheral neurotomies have an 80-85% success rate in reducing painful deformities and spasticity in focal conditions.
The selective tibial neurotomies were carried out by a single surgeon, experienced in the technique, under general anesthesia.
Bougatene : Selective Neurotomies for relief of spasticity focalized to the foot and to the knee flexors.