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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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Five of them had hand operations that were not billed for at all by the hospital (debridement and reduction of open fracture, debridement and removal of foreign body, debridement of deep septic wound, debridement and arthrotomy for joint-penetrating wound, and debridement with digital neurolysis and closure of wound).
Deeper anteromedial dissection was followed for arthrotomy. Medial, lateral, posterior soft tissue release either minimal or extensive was done for soft tissue balancing and correction of deformities.
massiliense in the setting of chronic immunosuppressive therapy (case-patient 7) required [greater than or equal to] 12 procedures including multiple debridements and soft tissue excisions, removal of infected ankle fusion hardware, and osteotomy and arthrotomy of an infected elbow with extensive use of antimicrobial beads and bone cement.
(42) Arthrotomy, finally, shares the advantages and disadvantages of arthroscopy, but adding its surgical aggression; arthrotomy could be reserved for deep joints like the hip, although arthroscopic washes have been described.
Five knees were discarded from the study because of radiographic and clinical changes such as patellar dislocation or history of surgical procedure as arthrotomy that could interfere in the evaluation.
Following the anterior longitudinal cutaneous-subcutaneous incision, the joint was exposed with medial parapatellar arthrotomy. Bone incisions were performed with incision guides after necessary soft tissue releases.
Reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament: arthrotomy versus arthroscopy.
(16), where fixation was performed arthroscopically, in all other LIFT studies fixation was always done by using arthrotomy, or by switching arthroscopic procedure to an open approach (1,4,11,13,14).
Exclusion criteria for both groups were a history of arthrotomy, history of contrast medium allergy, renal insufficiency (glomerular filtration rate <60 ml/min), and absolute contraindications to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI; metal implants within the body).
Matsumoto, "Arthrotomy versus arthroscopy in the treatment of septic arthritis of the knee in adults: a randomized clinical trial," Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy, vol.