arthrotomy


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arthrotomy

[är′thräd·ə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical incision into a joint.
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Of the hip sepsis children, only 4/25 received arthrotomy within the desired 5-day period from symptom onset.
However, one criticism of these studies is that they rely solely on direct observation with the naked eye through a submeniscal arthrotomy.
Implantation of the Carticel(TM) product is performed during arthrotomy and requires both preparation of the defect bed and a periosteal flap to secure the implant.
43) These can be one or two-stage procedures, and they frequently require an osteotomy or at least an arthrotomy to improve exposure of the lesion.
Caption: Figure 4 Screw removal through small arthrotomy under direct arthroscopic visualization.
74,77,90-93) An anterior arthrotomy performed in associated with a PAO allows resection of anterior labral tears and limited femoral neck osteoplasty.
13) Their purpose was to compare their clinical prediction of an arthrotomy based on clinical and radiographic criteria to the results of a 60 cc SLT.
An arthrotomy can be performed using the surgeon's choice of medial parapatellar, midvastus, or subvastus approaches.
Subjects requiring a submeniscal arthrotomy who were not found to have any soft tissue damage at the time of injury were placed into the group without a meniscal tear.
Osteochondral allograft implantation in the knee necessitates an open procedure, including an arthrotomy of appropriate size to access the lesion.
However, if there is any doubt about the implant stability, intraoperative stability testing utilizing hip arthrotomy and dislocation is recommended.