Chapter 17 Procedure Definitions (Nicola)

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What is a surgical incision of the tympanic membrane, usually performed to relieve pressure and allow drainage of serous or purulent fluid from the middle ear

Myringotomy
Class II: Clean-contaminated

2

What is a surgical procedure to repair a defect affecting the tympanic membrane

Tympanoplasty
Class I: Clean

3

What surgical procedure is performed to remove the mastoid air cells. Mastoiditis that extends beyond the mastoid sinus can lead to meningitis or encephalitis. This condition can also effect the 7th cranial nerve

Mastoidectomy
Class I: Clean

4

What surgical procedure is performed to repair otosclerosis, a bony overgrowth of the stapes. This progressive disease is hereditary, affecting women more than men

Stapedectomy
Wound Class I: Clean

5

What is an electronic device that partially restores hearing in people who have severe hearing loss due to damage of the inner ear. A mastoidectomy will be performed.

Cochlear Implant
Class I: Clean

6

What is the name of the procedure that the mucous membrane lining the nasal cavity will be incised and the underlying perichondrium or periosteum lifted

Submucous Resection (SMR)

7

What is the name of the procedure most often done to straighten a deviated nasal septum

SMR/Septoplasty
Class II: Clean-contaminated

8

What is a procedure in which some or all of the turbinate bones attached to mucous membranes in the nasal passage are removed

Turbinectomy

9

What is done to remove the polyps that arise from the walls of the sinuses or the ostia that protrude into the nasal passageway.

Polypectomy
Class II: Clean-contaminated

10

What procedure is done to repair a narrowing/blockage of the rear opening of the nasal cavity

Choanal Atresia Repair
Class II: Clean-contaminated

11

What is a minimally invasive technique used to restore sinus ventilation and normal breathing function

Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS)
Class II: Clean-contaminated

12

procedure is a more radical type of antrostomy and is performed when intranasal antrostomy alone does not provide adequate visualization

Caldwell-Luc
Class II: Clean-contaminated

13

What is a surgical procedure to remove the tonsils and adenoids

Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy
Class II: Clean-contaminated

14

What is the removal of the parotid gland, a salivary gland near the ear.
Concerns: Steno's duct stones & facial nerve damage

Parotidectomy
Class I: Clean

15

What procedure is performed to remove excess tissue in the throat to widen the airway, often to aid with sleep apnea. T&A may also be performed.

Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP)

16

What is the surgical removal of the larynx

Laryngectomy
Class I: Clean

17

What procedure is performed to treat metastatic squamous cell carcinoma; also performed in conjunction with mandibulectomy for metastatic cancer of the mouth and jaw

Radical Neck Dissection with Mandibulectomy
Oral cavity procedure: Class II: Clean-contaminated.
Graft procedure: Class I: Clean

18

What procedure is usually performed for diagnostic purposes to confirm if temporomandibular disorder (TMD) exists.

Temporomandibular Joint Arthroscopy
Wound Class I: Clean

19

What procedure is performed for upper airway obstruction, or prolonged intubation

Tracheotomy
Class II: Clean-contaminated