osteoclasis


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osteoclasis

[‚äs·tē′äk·lə·səs]
(medicine)
Forcible fracture of a long bone without open operation, to correct a deformity.
(physiology)
Destruction of bony tissue.
Bone resorption.
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A 1994 animal study demonstrated no histologic, density, or perfusion differences between the regenerate of dogs that underwent corticotomy with osteoclasis and the regenerate of dogs that underwent osteotomy with multiple drill holes.
(19) Injury related to the surgical technique may occur with pin placement, or it may occur as a stretch injury during the osteoclasis maneuver used to complete the osteotomy.
The axillary nerve was protected, careful osteoclasis was done As the capsule was torn and detached along with the lesser tuberosity, mobilization of the bone fragment in a "trap-door" manner allowed easy access and visualisation of the glenohumeral joint.