facetectomy


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fac·e·tec·to·my

n. extirpación de la faceta auricular.
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This approach can allow undercutting of the facet joint (ventral facetectomy), discectomy, mobilization, neurolysis of the exiting and traversing nerve roots, and ablation of osteophytes.
Most of the dumbbell spinal hemangiomas described in the literature were resected using a posterior microsurgical approach with laminectomy or hemilaminectomy, and with or without facetectomy and costotransversectomy (Table 1).
A 70-year-old man underwent a T9-T10 facetectomy with instrumented back fusion.
Partial facetectomy may be performed in patients with traumatic lumbosacral dislocationtofacilitatereduction[34, 46, 70, 85, 99], although intact apophyseal joints are preferred to prevent redislocation [34].
For foraminal stenosis, decompression surgery is commonly used, via facetectomy and elevation of the disc height by interbody fusion [9].
The operative microscope was brought into the field and a hemilaminectomy and facetectomy were performed on the side of the worst symptoms, up to the level of the yellow ligament's cranial insertion.
Schwannomas of the lumbar region were treated with posterior laminectomy/laminotomy, extended with facetectomy, or even a transpeduncular approach in selected patients with dumbbell tumors.
The most common surgery for decompression is facetectomy and laminectomy, with the choice of unilateral or bilateral intervention depending on the degree of stenosis.
After a laminectomy of C7 and small medial facetectomy of C7/T1, we removed a hypertrophied ligamentum flavum and exposed the underlying dura.
A unilateral laminotomy and partial facetectomy were performed on the side consistent with the patient's symptoms or anatomical abnormalities.
Based on the basis procedure type the market is segmented into major procedures such as discectomy, laminectomy, foraminectomy, facetectomy, corpectomy among others.
This new code covers endoscopic decompression of the spinal cord, nerve root(s), including laminotomy, partial facetectomy, foraminotomy, discectomy and/or excision of herniated intervertebral disc, 1 interspace, lumbar, and will be enforced as of January 1st, 2017.