It is this nerve which is divided in the low operation of neurectomy.
No neurectomy should be undertaken unless this contingency has been allowed for.
There are few cases then, where neurectomy is materially helpful.
neurectomy of the median nerve may relieve lameness after a fracture of the phalanges.
Criticised in this way, is the operation of neurectomy justifiable?
As we shall be concerned with these in the higher operation of neurectomy, we may give them brief mention.
In that case, neurectomy must necessarily be performed again.
After carefully examining the leg, I advised the owner to have the operation of neurectomy performed upon him.
In such cases nothing is left to us but the operation of neurectomy.
Beyond these, the direct advantages of neurectomy, are other and more indirect advantages which claim attention.
neurectomy neu·rec·to·my (nu-rěk'tə-mē, nyu-)
Surgical removal of a nerve or part of a nerve.