arthrodese

arthrodese

verb To perform an arthrodesis (a back-formation thereof).
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The Acumed Ratcheting Compression Plating System is intended to be used for fixation such as LisFranc arthrodesis, mono or bi-cortical osteotomies in the forefoot, first metatarsophalangeal arthrodesis, Akin osteotomy, midfoot and hindfoot arthrodeses or osteotomies, fixation of osteotomies for hallux valgus treatment (Scarf and Chevron), and arthrodesis of the metatarsocuneiform joint to reposition and stabilize metatarsus primus varus.
Of the 27 patients, 6 of them required additional procedures: 5 radiocarpal arthrodeses and 1 DRUJ prosthesis.
In such cases, their arthrodeses were secured with K-wires until union was confirmed by x-ray, a process that occurred within 8 weeks in 92% of cases.
This includes an estimated 18,000 arthrodeses or 'fusions,' according to an article by D.
Exclusion criteria include (1) advanced degenerative changes in adjacent joints of the hindfoot, or the presence of arthrodeses in any of the other joints within the hindfoot, midfoot, or forefoot, (2) pain greater than 20mm visual analog scale during weight bearing activities, (3) advanced contralateral hindfoot, midfoot, or forefoot arthritis, (4) other neuromusculoskeletal diseases that could affect one's ability to walk.
The majority of procedures performed were DIP joint arthrodeses, while hip and knee arthroplasty were quite rare.
Smart Screw[R] II - The new SmartScrew II offering is a comprehensive line of bioabsorbable bone fixation implants indicated for fixation of fractures, osteotomies, arthrodeses and condylar grafts within the condylar aspects of the upper extremity, ankle and foot.
The DynaNail is an unrivaled orthopedic device and my implant of choice for hindfoot arthrodeses," stated Dr.
29) Whether increased stress at motion segments adjacent to arthrodeses is above a clinically relevant threshold is unknown.
Viscogliosi, there are an estimated 65,000 ankle procedures done in the United States annually, including an estimated 18,000 arthrodeses and ankle replacement procedures for which the S.
65-70) In patients with RA, the functional limitations of bilateral wrist arthrodeses may be severe.
5mm Bone Fixation Kit, a bioresorbable implant for the fixation of cancellous bone fragments of fractured non-load bearing bones, osteotomies and arthrodeses of the hand and foot.