septectomy


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surgical removal of all or part of a septum (especially the nasal septum or atrial septum)

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The sphenoid ostium was widened and then septum perforated and the opposite side ostium was reached and posterior nasal septectomy done.
We performed emergency palliative surgery (atrial septectomy +- aortopulmonary shunt or pulmonary artery banding) for such patients.
The remaining cases of static obstruction are characterized by sustained absent visceral arterial flow and warrant an extended septectomy. The goal of treatment is to restore true-to-false lumen communication.
Considering that in case of submucous resections of nasal septum the specified median palatine suture and the nasal crest are bared from the side of nasal cavity, in our opinion it would be more expedient to make crestotomy and suturotomy (a prototype of compactosteotomy) in endonasal way at the time of septectomy. Thus biomechanical anti-force would decrease and disclosing of a palatine suture would be facilitated.
Surgery consisted of a posterior septectomy and bilateral sphenoidotomies with removal of the anterior face of the sphenoid and inter-sinus septum.
Initially, tracheotomy, subtotal right maxillectomy, and septectomy were performed with preservation of the right eye as residual vision was present.
Stenting of the arterial duct combined with banding of the pulmonary arteries and atrial septectomy or septostomy: a new approach to palliation for the hypoplastic left heart syndrome.
Access was obtained via inferior turbinate outfracture and limited posterior septectomy to permit binarial access.