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meatus

[mē′ād·əs]
(anatomy)
A natural opening or passage in the body.
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Keywords: Chronic Otitis Media, Mastoidectomy, Meatal Obstruction.
Surgery was done by the following techniques: Uncinectomy (100%), Middle meatal antrostomy (100%), Anterior ethmoidectomy (86.
Systematic review and meta-analysis of the effectiveness of antiseptic agents for meatal cleaning in the prevention of catheter-associated urinary tract infections [E-pub ahead of print].
Early experience in the technique revealed complications such as meatal and neourethral stenosis and fistula .
For the past 25 years, powered endoscopic middle meatal maxillary antrostomy has continued to be a useful procedure.
The incidence of intersexuality in children with cryptorchidism and hypospadias: Stratification based on gonadal palpability and meatal location.
The structure of nasal cavity after the surgery suggests that by performing nasal surgeries including bilateral endoscopic total ethmoidectomy, bilateral endoscopic middle meatal antrostomy with the removal of maxillary sinus tissue, bilateral submucous resection of the inferior turbinates, and bilateral outfracturing of the inferior turbinates, we can achieve the goals of correction of abnormal structure, enlargement of ventilation cavity, and symmetry of bilateral nasal cavity.
When their origin is congenital, it is essentially due to posterior urethral valves or meatal stenosis.
He had stricture of the urethra and meatal narrowing after having a transurethral prostate resection.
Intraoperatively, he was found to have a 3cmx3cm well-defined, spherical, grayish/ white mass with broad-based attachment to right inferior meatal lateral wall.
Some 10-20% of boys circumcised neonatally develop meatal stenosis, a narrowing of the urethral opening that requires intervention.
Neonates with other extra renal anomalies detected on antenatal or postnatal evaluation and those with phimosis and meatal stenosis were excluded.