arthroplasty

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arthroplasty

(ˈɑːθrəˌplæstɪ)
n
(Surgery) surgical repair of a diseased joint
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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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Such a system should be reserved for end stage disease where salvage surgery represents an alternative to fusion or excision arthroplasty.
Femoral head and neck excision arthroplasty without immobilization of the limb is recommended for managing avian femoral neck fractures, especially in free-ranging species in which a rapid and complete or near complete return to function is vital for survival in the wild.
There are many ways to treat chronic dislocation or fracture-dislocation of the elbow, including ORIF, excision arthroplasty, replacement arthroplasty, arthrodesis, and hinged external fixators.