craniectomy

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craniectomy

[krā·nē·′ek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of strips or pieces of the cranial bones.
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All patients [except 1 case of translabyrinthine approach] underwent Retrosigmoid retromastoid suboccipital craniectomy.
She underwent a suboccipital craniectomy and C1-C2 laminectomy without complication.
Subsequently, a right suboccipital craniectomy revealed purulent material.