mastoidectomy


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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.
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mastoidectomy

(ˌmæstɔɪˈdɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical removal of the mastoid process
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mas•toid•ec•to•my

(ˌmæs tɔɪˈdɛk tə mi)

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

Surgery to remove the mastoid bone.
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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
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mastoidectomy

n (pl -mies) mastoidectomía
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The second patient requested a small meatoplasty for cosmetic purposes during the initial mastoidectomy, and she subsequently developed recurrent cholesteatoma.
The aim of the present study was to evaluate the performance of DWI in the detection of residual or recurrent disease in patients who have had a previous CWD mastoidectomy.
Tympanoplasty and mastoidectomy was performed accordingly.
All patients received intravenous antibiotics and underwent mastoidectomy with unroofing of the sigmoid sinus and placement of a tympanostomy tube.
Mastoidectomy, posterior tympanotomy, and cochleostomy are typically performed.
Generally, two surgical approaches Canal Wall UP (CWU) and Canal Wall Down (CWD) mastoidectomy have been performed in CSOM with attico-antral disease.
131 patients underwent Type 1 Tympanoplasty with Cortical Mastoidectomy using Temporalis fascia as graft material.
Several modes of ear surgery, such as radical mastoidectomy and subtotal petrosectomy [12], may have an adverse impact on these osseous BC mechanisms.
The article stated: "The foreign body was removed; a cortical mastoidectomy performed and intravenous antibiotic administered.
The technique chosen is generally based on the extent of the disease and the surgeon's preference, and it ranges from canalplasty with skin grafting for lesions confined to E AC, to canalplasty or canal-wall-up mastoidectomy with reconstruction of canal defects for lesions involving mastoid cells, to canal-wall-down mastoidectomy for lesions with large wall defects exhibiting mastoid erosion.