lithotomy


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li·thot·o·my

 (lĭ-thŏt′ə-mē)
n. pl. li·thot·o·mies
Surgical removal of a stone or stones from the urinary tract.
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lithotomy

(lɪˈθɒtəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) the surgical removal of a calculus, esp one in the urinary bladder
[C18: via Late Latin from Greek, from litho- + -tomy]
lithotomic, ˌlithoˈtomical adj
liˈthotomist n
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li•thot•o•my

(lɪˈθɒt ə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
surgery to remove one or more stones from an organ or duct.
[1715–25; < Late Latin lithotomia < Greek lithotomía. See litho-, -tomy]
lith•o•tom•ic (ˌlɪθ əˈtɒm ɪk) lith`o•tom′i•cal, adj.
li•thot′o•mist, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lithotomy - surgical removal of a stone (calculus)
ablation, cutting out, extirpation, excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue
cholelithotomy - removal of gallstone through an incision in the gallbladder
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Translations

li·thot·o·my

n. itotomía, incisión en un órgano o conducto para extraer cálculos.
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This study encompassed only those cases, which were operated by a single surgeon at our institute, in which total 281 patients were enrolled for this study, data was recorded for the name, gender, age, date of surgery, side of surgery, position for surgery, puncture attempts, needle used for puncture, number of air instillations, anatomy of calyces (simple or complex), access (upper, lower or simultaneous upper and lower pole) and success or failure in localizing posterior calyx after instillation of the air (3-5cc in boluses.) Each patient in the study was operated under general anesthesia, in the lithotomy position.
"Book VII, Chapter XXVI: Of the operation necessary in a suppression of urine, and lithotomy." Collier GF: A translation of the eight books of Aul.
Combined lithotomy technique was performed for four submandibular stones and one parotid stone.
In lithotomy position, freely mobile ovaries will flop by gravity lateral to the uterus and overlie these vessels.
A steep Trendelenburg position in a patient who is in a lithotomy position and checking the vagina has been recommended to prevent such injuries.
Its success lies in the usability and comfort it brings, offering a flat sleep/exam surface that supports prone, lithotomy, supine, and elevated sit positions, eliminating the necessity for separate furniture pieces within the confined exam room environment.
Taking a lithotomy position, the patient's bladder was injected with 300~500 mL of 0.9% sodium chloride solution after anesthesia.
Patients who met the inclusion criteria were randomised using sequentially numbered, opaque sealed envelopes (SNOSE).7 After giving general anaesthesia to patients in lithotomy position, retrograde pyelogram (RGP) was done and ureteric catheter was inserted.
Dynamic urethrocystoscopy was performed on each patient in dorsal lithotomy position under local anesthesia (lidocaine gel) to evaluate the functionality of sphincteric urethra and to exclude urethral stricture disease or bladder neck sclerosis.