tenotomy


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te·not·o·my

 (tĕ-nŏt′ə-mē)
n. pl. te·not·o·mies
Surgical cutting or division of a tendon.

tenotomy

(təˈnɒtəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical division of a tendon
teˈnotomist n
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13) Tenotomy and tenodesis are the main techniques used to surgically repair a rupture of the long head of the biceps brachii tendon.
The patient was indicated for surgical intervention and underwent an arthroscopic debridement of his partial thickness (Ellman grade 1A) supraspinatus tear, subacromial decompression, biceps tenotomy, and open distal clavicle excision.
tenotomy or tendon release) were often successful in reducing debilitating muscle contractures of the hip, knee, ankle, elbow, and hand; however, such procedures were primarily reserved for the wealthy.
Contract awarded for supply of westcott tenotomy scissors curved.
Diffusion tensor imaging assesses triceps surae dysfunction after achilles tenotomy in rats.
Achilles tenotomy or anterior tibial tendon transfer is added to the casting routine when necessary.
The subcutaneous tissues and overlying muscle were bluntly dissected with tenotomy scissors and bipolar electrosurgery.
The problem of difficulty in reduction, soft tissue contracture, tendon shortening can be overcome by initial gradual distraction avoiding need of con-commitant tenotomy or Z lengthening of the flexor tendons.
8) Girard and Beltranena (11) reported mild anterior segment necrosis due to impaired anterior ciliary artery circulation after tenotomy of three or more rectus muscles.
2000) Open and arthroscopic patellar tenotomy for chronic patellar tendinopathy: A retrospective outcome study.