arthroplasty


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arthroplasty

(ˈɑːθrəˌplæstɪ)
n
(Surgery) surgical repair of a diseased joint
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.arthroplasty - surgical reconstruction or replacement of a malformed or degenerated jointarthroplasty - surgical reconstruction or replacement of a malformed or degenerated joint
arthrodesis - the surgical fixation of a joint which is intended to result in bone fusion
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
Translations

ar·thro·plas·ty

n. artroplastia, reparación quirúrgica plástica de una articulación.

arthroplasty

n (pl -ties) artroplastia
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Hip and knee arthroplasty devices are primarily implanted to treat osteoarthritis.
In standard total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA), the shoulder's ball and socket joint is replaced with a prosthesis made of polyethylene and metal elements (1) whereas in reverse shoulder arthroplasty (RSA), the location of the new ball and socket are on the distal side of the shoulder, in a reversed position.
As part of the Gauteng Department of Health initiatives to address surgical backlogs, Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital (CMJAH) will conduct arthroplasty and cataract procedure blitz from Monday 5 to Friday 9 October 2015.
Retained cement after total joint arthroplasty is a serious and avoidable complication.
The most frequent indications of total knee arthroplasty (TKA) are osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and traumatic arthritis [5, 18, 20, 35, 40].
of Pittsburgh) supply residents, fellows, physical therapists, students, and junior attendings with a guide to the essentials of total hip arthroplasty.
In a retrospective analysis on 24 patients with postoperative paralysis after hip and knee arthroplasty, Dellon (11) showed that in 58% of cases there was an underlying neuropathy.
They cite two randomised trials (2,3) for total knee arthroplasty with 20 patients in each treatment arm.
Although arterial complications during or after total knee arthroplasty (TKA) are rare; however, their sequelae can be disastrous.
This recent study compared the clinical benefits and cost-effectiveness of total hip arthroplasty with resurfacing arthroplasty in patients with severe arthritis of the hip.
Periprosthetic osteolysis is the most common complication after total hip arthroplasty and is seen with increasing frequency due to the growing number of arthroplasties and lifetime of the implants (1).
Linear regression analysis was also performed to determine whether total amount of physical activity was predicted by revision hip arthroplasty.