myoplasty


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myoplasty

[′mī·ə‚plas·tē]
(medicine)
Plastic surgery performed on muscle tissue.
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An 82 year-old male diagnosed with right parotid squamous cell carcinoma in 2014, underwent subtotal parotidectomy with facial nerve preservation and sternocleidomastoid myoplasty in a different healthcare facility.
Benateau, "Lengthening temporalis myoplasty and brain plasticity: A Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study," Annales de Chirurgie Plastique et Esthetique, vol.
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.
(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.