arthrotomy

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ar·throt·o·my

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

ar·throt·o·my

n. artrotomía, incisión en una articulación con fines terapéuticos.
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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.
We separately evaluated the 40 knees with traumatic arthrotomies (Table 2).
All arthrotomies and incision and drainage procedures were performed at our centre.
Outerbridge originally classified these defects, in the 1960s, based on their gross appearance during arthrotomies.