myectomy


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myectomy

Surgical removal of muscle.
Translations

my·ec·to·my

n. miectomía, extirpación de una porción de un músculo.
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Durable long-term results can be achieved in all patients when the mitral valve pathology is appreciated and appropriately repaired, along with a properly located and adequately sized septal myectomy. (Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 2006; 6 Suppl 2: 31-6)
Treatment of inferior oblique muscle overaction with myectomy or with anterior transposition.
Patients with persistent symptoms after medical therapy with a left ventricular outflow tract (LVOT) gradient of >50 mm Hg are referred for septal myectomy. A review of both early and recent literature of outcomes of surgical therapy was performed.
If surgery is planned, correction of the arrhythmia with MAZE procedure, which isolates the arrhythmogenic foci, at the time of myectomy is an option to consider.
Surgical septal myectomy has been employed with considerable success for over 30 years and is the gold standard to relieve symptoms and obstruction.
Similarly, heart block may be caused by myocardial fibrosis, medication side effect, or as a complication of surgical septal myectomy or alcohol septal ablation.
In mildly symptomatic obstructed patients, after pharmacologic therapy is begun, there is no urgency to progress rapidly to myectomy or alcohol ablation.
Comparison of posterior internal anal sphincter myectomy and intrasphincteric botulinum toxin injection for treatment of internal anal sphincter achalasia: A meta-analysis.
Patients' baseline characteristics Variable Mean[+ or -]SD Median (range) Age 33.3[+ or -]12.6 32 (17 to 59) BMI 23[+ or -]3.2 23 (16.2 to 28.2) Bleeding (ml) 383[+ or -]159 400 (200 to 600) Type of surgery n(%) Endometriosis resection 2 (16.7%) Endometriosis resection +DIE 1 (8.3%) Myectomy 2 (16.7%) Partial hysterectomy 1 (8.3%) Resection of other ovarian cysts 3 (25.0%) Resection of other ovarian cysts 1 (8.3%) +Myectomy Total hysterectomy 2 (16.7%) Table 2.
Several therapeutic modalities have been proposed for the correction of gummy smile, among them: gingivectomy or gingivoplasty (2, 3, 5-7), myectomy (6, 8) and orthognathic surgery (6, 8, 9); and the last two procedures are more invasive and associated with high morbidity (6).
If a patient has both conditions, surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR) with septal myectomy or, alternatively, alcohol septal ablation (ASA) followed by transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) should be considered [2, 3].
Currently, the standard of treatment for HOCM, aside from managing cardiac risks, is septal myectomy [14].