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 dysplasia can be managed through balanced nutrition, exercise, chondroprotective supplements and salvage surgery by performing pectineal myectomy, pelvic osteotomy, intertrochantric osteotomy, excision arthroplasty and total hip prosthesis (Raghuvir et al, 2013, Rawson et al, 2005, Vezzoni et al, 2010, Wallace, 1992).
One patient had excision arthroplasty on one side done at another hospital and he had significant limp.
Such a system should be reserved for end stage disease where salvage surgery represents an alternative to fusion or excision arthroplasty.