TITLE

radicotomy

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1842
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "radicotomy" is presented. The term is also known as rhizotomy, which means a surgical cutting of the spinal nerve roots, especially of the posterior nerves, as for relieving pain.
ACCESSION #
21243333

 

Related Articles

  • radicotomy.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1963 

    A definition of the term "radicotomy," which refers to rhizotomy, is presented.

  • radiculectomy.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1963 

    A definition of the term "radiculectomy," which refers to the excision of a spinal nerve root, is presented.

  • radiculectomy.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1842 

    A definition of the term "radiculectomy" is presented. It refers to excision of a spinal nerve root, or resection of a posterior spinal nerve root.

  • Dorsal Endoscopic Rhizotomy of the dorsal ramus targeting the medial, intermediate and lateral branch for chronic nondiscogenic axial back pain. Yeung, Anthony T.; Zheng, Yinggang; Yeung, Christopher A. // Internet Journal of Minimally Invasive Spinal Technology;Supplement III, p17 

    An abstract of the article "Dorsal Endoscopic Rhizotomy of the Dorsal Ramus Targeting the Medial, Intermediate and Lateral Branch for Chronic Nondiscogenic Axial Back Pain," by Anthony T. Yeung, Yinggang Zheng, and Christopher A. Yeung is presented.

  • PARENT OFFERS ADVICE REGARDING SURGERY.  // Exceptional Parent;Nov2005, Vol. 35 Issue 11, p14 

    The article focuses on the suggestion of a parent for children with cerebral palsy to undergo rhizotomy. It is recommended that the child is communicative and able to tolerate the amount of physical therapy that he will have to endure after surgery. The surgery requires a great deal of...

  • Incidence, morphology and morphometry of the foramen of Vesalius: complementary study for a safer planning and execution of the trigeminal rhizotomy technique. Shinohara, André; Souza Melo, Carina Guimarães de; Varize Silveira, Elcia Maria; Pereira Lauris, José Roberto; Andreo, Jesus Carlos; Castro Rodrigues, Antonio de // Surgical & Radiologic Anatomy;Feb2010, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p159 

    The foramen of Vesalius (FV) is located in the greater wing of the sphenoid bone between the foramen ovale (FO) and the foramen rotundum in an intracranial view. The FO allows the passage of the mandibular branch of trigeminal nerve, which is the target of the trigeminal radiofrequency...

  • Functional posterior rhizotomy: the Tokyo experience. Morota, Nobuhito // Child's Nervous System;Sep2007, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p1007 

    Purpose The author describes the history of functional posterior rhizotomy (FPR), the surgical procedure currently used, and the results together with its future perspective in Japan. The modern form of FPR was introduced to Japan in 1995, and the first surgery was carried out in 1996. Despite...

  • Management of bilateral trigeminal neuralgia with trigeminal radiofrequency rhizotomy: a treatment strategy for the life-long disease. Bozkurt, Melih; Al-Beyati, Eyyub; Ozdemir, Mevci; Kahilogullari, Gokmen; Elhan, Atilla; Savas, Ali; Kanpolat, Yucel // Acta Neurochirurgica;May2012, Vol. 154 Issue 5, p785 

    Background: The objective of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of percutaneous controlled radiofrequency trigeminal rhizotomy (RF-TR) in patients with bilateral trigeminal neuralgia (BTN). Patients were analyzed after RF-TR in terms of outcome, safety and complications. Methods:...

  • Topographical anatomy on the communicating branch between the spinal accessory nerve and the anterior root of the first cervical nerve. Oh, C. S.; Chung, I. H.; Lee, K. S. // Surgical & Radiologic Anatomy;Aug2003, Vol. 25 Issue 3/4, p207 

    The aim of this study was to clarify the morphological characteristics of the communicating branch between the spinal accessory nerve and the anterior root of the first cervical nerve (McKenzie branch), a structure severed during intradural selective rhizotomy for treatment of spasmodic...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics