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ar·throt·o·my

 (är-thrŏt′ə-mē)
n. pl. ar·throt·o·mies
Surgical incision into a joint.
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ar·throt·o·my

n. artrotomía, incisión en una articulación con fines terapéuticos.
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Buman, Kenji Takagi, Eugen Bircher, Philip Kreuscher, and Masaki Watanabe innovated techniques to view inside joints without large arthrotomies, leading to hip arthroscopy as we now know it 85 years later.
There were 503 emergent or urgent consults--382 open fractures, 50 septic joints, 13 cases of compartments syndrome, and 58 traumatic arthrotomies (Table 1).
On the patient's most recent admission, the knee had multiple surgical scars from previous arthrotomies for bacterial septic arthritis and ankylosis at 80o of flexion, and was painful (Fig.
The patient can be subjected to redundant treatments such as unnecessary arthroscopies and/or arthrotomies with a delay in correct diagnosis and proper treatment [27].
We found 40 (51%) knees with open joints (traumatic arthrotomies), 21 (27%) knees with associated periarticular fractures, and 0 infections at mean follow-up of 280.9 days [+ or -] 476.8 days.
All arthrotomies and incision and drainage procedures were performed at our centre.