arthrotomy


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arthrotomy

[är′thräd·ə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical incision into a joint.
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One patient required ICU admission with neurological sequelae and another lost monocular vision due to a meningococcal uveitis; the third patient experienced respiratory distress syndrome without sequelae (Table 3) (15,32,47) There was only one case of secondary osteoarthritis after PMSA; it was in a 60-year-old patient who required an ankle arthrotomy. (48)
For the purposes of this study, urgent or emergent consults were defined as one of the following: open fractures (ballistic injuries were not included in this cohort), compartment syndrome, septic joint, and traumatic arthrotomy.
(f) The arthrotomy was closed with interrupted 4-0 nylon sutures, and the skin was closed with continuous 4-0 nylon sutures.
She was then taken as an emergency to the operating theatre for arthrotomy of the right shoulder and elbow joints.
With the elastic nails, there was a problem of migration (retraction) over time, while the problem encountered in telescopic nails was the need to open the joint (arthrotomy) during fixation to prevent migration, which posed another challenge (3-5).
Surgical incision was made lateral to middle straight patellar ligament to perform arthrotomy (Fig.
Using standard sterile surgical techniques, an arthrotomy dorsomedial to the medial collateral ligament was performed and the anterior tibial attachment of the medial meniscus and anterior cruciate ligament was identified; forceps were passed behind the CCL to isolate this structure, which was transected with a scalpel blade.
Briefly, mice were anesthetized, and a medial parapatellar arthrotomy was performed on one knee (dislocation side) by first extending the joint and then dislocating the patella laterally.
An arthroscopy-assisted synovectomy with removal of the loose bodies has the following advantages over a traditional hip arthrotomy surgery.