synovectomy


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synovectomie

syn·o·vec·to·my

n. sinovectomía, extirpación de una membrana sinovial.
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5,6) In persistent knee arthritis, arthroscopic synovectomy and radiosynoviorthesis were performed consecutively with reduced pain and increased range of motion.
Patient underwent excision of the lipomatous growth with synovectomy of the right knee followed by left with relief of his symptoms.
Various applications of the posterior transseptal portal have been proposed including total arthroscopic synovectomy of the posterior compartment, removal of loose bodies or tumors behind the PCL, suture fixation of an avulsion of the PCL from the tibia, reconstruction of the PCL, and repair of the posterior horn or root of the medial meniscus.
We reported a case of PVNS following TKA; initially, arthroscopic synovectomy was performed; however, recurrence of PVNS happened.
Objective: To evaluate satisfaction rates of nonhemophilic synovitis patients who underwent radioactive synovectomy (RAS), to outline the factors influencing patient satisfaction.
Surgical options include ligament and tendon repair to tighten loose joints and restore motion, and synovectomy, which removes swollen, inflamed tissue within the joint.
Joint activities can be limited by inside-the-knee joint fractures, hemorrhage, long- term immobilization, synovectomy, reconstruction aft- er ligament injury, and even intra-articular adhesions after meniscectomy.
88) and five patients with OA who underwent open synovectomy or total joint replacement, as well as from a patient with normal joint who underwent above-the-knee amputation because of osteosarcoma (Table 1).
The first five chapters of this medical reference cover anatomy, diagnosis, and common treatment procedures for the knee, such as arthroscopic synovectomy and arthroscopic management of tibial plateau fractures.