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avulsion

[ə′vəl·shən]
(hydrology)
A sudden change in the course of a stream by which a portion of land is cut off, as where a stream cuts across and forms an oxbow.
(medicine)
Tearing one part away from the other, either by trauma or surgery.
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Contralateral C7 nerve root transfers to the radial nerve as treatment for total brachial plexus root avulsion injury (in Chinese).
In a partial proximal avulsion, the proximal nail fold is reflected, so it's a better option when the proximal nail matrix needs evaluation, she said.
Inclusion criteria were comminuted lower avulsion patella fractures, age 18-60 years, closed injury.
Anterior superior iliac spine (ASIS), ischial tuberosity (IT), and anterior inferior iliac spine (AIIS) avulsion fractures are more prevalent, (4) while lesser trochanter avulsion fractures are more rare.
Structural properties of the intact proximal hamstring origin and evaluation of varying avulsion repair techniques: an in vitro biomechanical analysis.
International association of dental traumatology guidelines for the management of traumatic dental injuries: Avulsion of permanent teeth.
Nail avulsion with application of phenol was done in all non-responders.
While in cases of delayed replantation of closed apex teeth, Current IADT guidelines advocate that pulp extirpation and disinfection should be carried out either before reimplantation or 7-10 days following avulsion.
Knowledge of medical hospital emergency pshysicians about the first-aid management of traumatic tooth avulsion.
Restoration of shoulder abduction by nerve transfer in avulsion brachial plexus injury: evaluation of 99 patients with various nerve transfers.
During 40 years of clinical practice, I have noted and casually evaluated the relationship between sALS and cervical vertebral osteoarthritis, disc compression, disc avulsion, neuroforaminal stenosis, and so on of the cervical spine, as seen on CT, MRI, and X-rays in patients of mine suffering from the disease (Figures 3 and 4).