neurectomy


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.
Related to neurectomy: occipital neurectomy, presacral neurectomy

neurectomy

[nü′rek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of a portion of a nerve.
References in periodicals archive ?
Johnson's ban comprised three years for the neurectomy and a further 12 months for administering an anabolic steroid to three of his horses.
Obturator neurectomy for osteoarthritis of the hip was introduced by Camitz (26) in 1933 and Mol (27) in 1935.
Spinal cord injury causes more damage to bone mass, bone structure, biomechanical properties and bone metabolism than sciatic neurectomy in young rats.
The neurectomy to Striking Article's left-foreleg came to light following a post-mortem carried out after the horse had to be put down at Musselburgh in 2010.
Johnson admitted running horse Striking Article eight times after it had undergone a palmar neurectomy - a 'de-nerving' procedure - under his care, as well as administering a prohibited steroid on three other horses.
The neurectomy to Striking Article's left-foreleg came to light following a post-mortem carried out after the horse was pulled up and euthanised at Musselburgh on February 7, 2010.
He did admit to running a horse, Striking Article, that had undergone a palmar neurectomy under his care, but he claimed he was unaware of the rule that states he should not have done so.
Other treatment modalities mentioned in the literature are invasive, such as duct ligation, parotidectomy, and tympanic neurectomy [Chitre and Premchandra, 1997; Nahlieli et al.
14) Presacral neurectomy involves interruption of the sympathetic supply to the uterus at the level of the superior hypogastric plexus and is associated with an increased risk of bleeding.
Neurosurgery for trigeminal neuralgia: Comparison of alcohol block, neurectomy and radiofrequency coagulation.
Alternate deflighting procedures, such as tenectomy, neurectomy, carpal joint ankylosis, carpal exarticulation, or amputation, may be performed; however, each has certain limitations or risk of postoperative complications.
Forty-six chapters address such topics as imaging of the temporal bone, cochlear implantation, and neurectomy procedures for vertigo.