neurotomy


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neu·rot·o·my

 (no͝o-rŏt′ə-mē, nyo͝o-)
n. pl. neu·rot·o·mies
The surgical cutting or stretching of a nerve, usually to relieve pain.
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neurotomy

(njʊˈrɒtəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) the surgical cutting of a nerve, esp to relieve intractable pain
neuˈrotomist n
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neu•rot•o•my

(nʊˈrɒt ə mi, nyʊ-)

n., pl. -mies.
the surgical cutting of a nerve.
[1695–1705]
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neurotomy

the cutting of a nerve, as to relieve neuralgia. — neurotomist, n.
See also: Nerves
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neurotomy

Cutting a nerve to relieve pain.
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Translations

neu·rot·o·my

n. neurotomía, disección o división de un nervio.
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References in periodicals archive ?
A recent study highlighted the effectiveness of radiofrequency neurotomy of the cervical dorsal rami in relieving pain in patients with chronic C3-4 and C6-7 zygapophyseal joint pain [6].
Morelli et al., "Effect of chronic tadalafil administration on penile hypoxia induced by cavernous neurotomy in the rat," Journal of Sexual Medicine, vol.
Stelzer, "Use of cooled radiofrequency lateral branch neurotomy for the treatment of sacroiliac joint-mediated low back pain: a large case series," Pain Medicine (United States), vol.
Effectiveness of repeated radiofrequency neurotomy for lumbar facet pain.
It is also not possible to administer botulinum toxin injections or perform a peripheral neurotomy on every muscle involved in diffuse spasticity, such as in a child with spastic quadriplegia.
* Vitrectomy and radial optic neurotomy for CRVO; this surgical approach was developed before the advent of anti-VEGF antibodies and slow-release intravitreal devices.
If this is unsuccessful, surgery involving selective neurotomy of the motor branches of the tibial nerve can be carried out [4-6], with a good long-lasting effect.
The effect of repeated zygapophysial joint radiofrequency neurotomy on pain, disability, and improvement duration.
Their topics include the surgical anatomy of the cerebellopontine angle, nerve monitoring for cerebellopontine angle surgery, vestibular neurotomy by minimally invasive retrosigmoid approach, hearing preservation surgery for acoustic neuroma, and auditory brainstem implants.
Decq, "Lidocaine hyperselective motor blocks of the triceps surae nerves: Role of the soleus versus gastrocnemius on triceps spasticity and predictive value of the soleus motor block on the result of selective tibial neurotomy," American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, vol.
Meyer, "Radial optic neurotomy for central retinal vein occlusion: longterm retinal perfusion outcome," Ophthalmologica, vol.