neurectomy


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neu·rec·to·my

 (no͝o-rĕk′tə-mē, nyo͝o-)
n. pl. neu·rec·to·mies
Surgical removal of a nerve or part of a nerve.
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neurectomy

(njʊˈrɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) the surgical removal of a nerve segment
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neu•rec•to•my

(nʊˈrɛk tə mi, nyʊ-)

n., pl. -mies.
the surgical removal of part or all of a nerve.
[1855–60]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.neurectomy - surgical removal of all or part of a nerve
ablation, cutting out, extirpation, excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue
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Translations

neu·rec·to·my

n. neurectomía, corte de un segmento del nervio.
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In some patients with medically refractory recurrent vertigo, ablative therapies that destroy labyrinthine function, such as intratympanic gentamicin, vestibular neurectomy, and surgical labyrinthectomy, are effective at reducing episodes of vertigo, but with either sacrifice or risk to residual hearing and any remaining vestibular function in the treated ear.
The doctor may remove some of the bone around the inner ear (endolymphatic sac decompression), drain the inner ear fluid through a tube (endolymphatic shunt), cutting the nerve for balance (vestibular neurectomy) and the ultimate removing the inner ear (labyrinthectomy).
He also published several scientific papers in his profession, one called "The Panacos Graft" and another called the "Panacos Neurectomy".
Long-term success rates after an anterior neurectomy in patients with an abdominal cutaneous nerve entrapment syndrome.
Laparoscopic presacral neurectomy vs neurotomy: use of the argon beam coagulator compared to conventional technique.
Our minimally invasive gynecologic surgery (MIGS) team has utilized minilaparoscopy for diagnostic laparoscopy; lysis of adhesions; treatment of stage I, II, and occasionally stage III endometriosis; ovarian cystectomy; ureterolysis; presacral neurectomy; and total laparoscopic hysterectomy--as has our guest author Steven McCarus, MD.
That is why presacral neurectomy has long been mentioned as a method of pain relief for chronic pelvic pain.
Causes, prevention, and surgical treatment of postherniorrhaphy neuropathic inguinodynia: triple neurectomy with proximal end implantation.
i wsp.: The human horizontal vestibulo-ocular reflex in response to high-acceleration stimulation before and after unilateral vestibular neurectomy. Exp.
In patients who have a complete unilateral vestibular loss secondary to vestibular neurectomy or labyrinthectomy, the reported sensitivity and specificity of the HIT both reached the area of 100% when the ENG/VNG caloric test results were used as a reference.
Neurectomy of the ilioinguinal nerve, occasionallyin combination with iliohypogastric or genitofemoral nerve resection, is frequently considered.