abrasion arthroplasty

abrasion arthroplasty

reshaping of a joint by using a small tool or burr to grind down the surface inducing bleeding and fibrocartilaginous repair tissue to form a new articular surface that serves as a better joint covering.

abrasion arthroplasty

A bone-marrow stimulation technique for managing joint injuries, in which an articular surface is roughened with a burr, causing bleeding and fibrocartilaginous repair, forming a surrogate articular surface.
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Arthroscopic lavage, arthroscopic debridement, spongialization, arthroscopic abrasion arthroplasty, subchondral drilling, microfracture, and carbon-fiber matrix applications promote the development of fibrocartilage.
When we performed arthroscopic procedures including lavage, debridement, abrasion arthroplasty, subchondral drilling, or microfracture, these techniques provided temporary pain relief in short-term followup.
to current abrasion arthroplasty treatments and cartilage cell
Rand, (3) who followed a group of patients with full-thickness cartilage defects, reported a 77% improvement rate in his debridement group versus a 39% improvement in his abrasion arthroplasty group.
Johnson LL: Arthroscopic abrasion arthroplasty historical and pathological perspective: present status.