herniotomy


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herniotomy

[‚hər·nē′äd·ə·mē]
(medicine)
An operation for the relief of irreducible hernia, by cutting through the neck of the sac.
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We now use the PLMA for the majority of infants under six months of age undergoing elective inguinal herniotomy and routinely perform the gel test, ensure clear chest excursion and square wave capnography and evaluate the leak pressure before allowing surgery to commence.
5 PLMA provided a satisfactory alternative to tracheal intubation for airway management in 90% of infants less than 10 kg undergoing inguinal herniotomy.
An independent presentation on long-term follow up from a study in herniotomy surgeries which showed that, two years post-surgery, Adlea treatment did not differ from placebo with regard to long-term effects on sensory function in the surgical area.
5 ml/kg as single-shot caudal epidural for postoperative pain relief in children undergoing unilateral inguinal herniotomy.