myoplasty


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myoplasty

[′mī·ə‚plas·tē]
(medicine)
Plastic surgery performed on muscle tissue.
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Surgical interventions include sternocleidomastoid myoplasty, radial forearm free flaps, and pectoralis major flaps.
We have under taken this study to document velopharyngeal gap objectively prior to operation and subjecting those patients with gaps up to 10 mm for Sommerlad's levator myoplasty or Furlow's double opposing Z plasty on a random basis.
Before closing the skin and the subcutaneous layers without drainage, we performed a myoplasty to cover the prosthesis and limit possible peritracheal leakage.
Lengthening temporalis myoplasty and lip reanimation.
7) Alternatively, the cavity was closed by direct apposition of the skin, or by direct myoplasty, or closure over the bone grafts as a single-staged procedure, or over the antibiotic beads in a two-staged Belfast technique.