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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Various procedures for the treatment include gap arthroplasty (GA), interpositional gap arthroplasty (IPG), and/or total joint reconstruction using autogenous grafts or alloplastic materials.
Gap arthroplasty, interpositional arthroplasty, and total joint reconstruction are options depending on the severity of joint ankylosis and the meniscus deformity.
This includes gap arthroplasty in which condylectomy is done creating a gap of 1-1.
The purpose of this paper was to show that gap arthroplasty improve mouth opening when treating TMJ ankylosis.
Gap arthroplasty, interpositional arthroplasty or reconstruction of TMJ with autogenous or alloplastic material have been used to treat tmj ankylosis.
These include condylec- tomy gap arthroplasty interposition arthroplasty and total joint reconstruction using alloplastic or autogenous materials.
In our case, the patient opted for the gap arthroplasty (Fig.
5 Three basic surgical techniques are currently employed namely, gap arthroplasty, interpositional arthroplasty, and joint reconstruction.
Gap arthroplasty is simpler and less time consuming procedure as compared to other two procedures.
Frequency of patients was noted and interpositional gap arthroplasty was conducted on each one.
The objectives of the study were to evaluate the outcome of Gap arthroplasty and Interpositional arthroplasty in terms of mouth opening for management of TMJ ankylosis.
10 Treatment options for TMJ ankylosis include gap arthroplasty, interpositional arthroplasty and joint reconstruction with autogenous or alloplastic materials.