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augmentation

 [awg-men-ta´shun]
an adding on.
bladder augmentation augmentation cystoplasty.
breast augmentation popular name for augmentation mammaplasty.

augmentation

/aug·men·ta·tion/ (awg″men-ta´shun) an adding on, or the resulting condition.

augmentation

[ôg′məntā′shən]
Etymology: L, augmentare, to increase
1 stimulation of an increased rate of biological activity, such as faster cell division or heartbeat.
2 breast enlargement through mammoplasty.

augmentation

A surgical enhancement/plasty procedure in which a body part (e.g., breast, buttocks, cheeks, chin) is enhanced with Gore-Tex, fat, fibrous tissue, etc.

augmentation

 Augmentation mammoplasty, see there.

aug·men·ta·tion

(awg'men-tā'shŭn)
Process of increasing in size, amount, (e.g., breast augmentation).
[L. augmentum, growth, increase]

aug·men·ta·tion

(awg'men-tā'shŭn)
Process of increasing in size, amount, degree, or severity.
[L. augmentum, growth, increase]

augmentation (ôg´mentā´shən),

n 1. assistance to respiration by the application of intermittent pressure on inspiration.
n 2. an increase in size beyond the existing size, such as an implant placed over the mandibular or maxillary ridges.
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Caption: Figure 2 Equinoxe[R] baseplates for eroded glenoids, from left to right: 8[degrees] posterior augment, 10[degrees] superior augment, combined 10[degrees] superior/8[degrees] posterior augment, and +10 mm extended cage peg baseplates (Exactech, Inc.
Wright Medical acquired Augment as part of its $380 million purchase of Nashville, Term.
investigator for Augment's American pivotal trial in North America and chief of the foot and ankle service in the department of orthopedic surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, said: "The FDA approval of Augment provides a valuable new therapeutic healing option as an alternative to autograft in ankle and/or hindfoot fusion procedures, which is especially important since the outcomes of these interventions can at times be complicated by delayed union or non-union.
Findings from the data of 14 actual cases from one surgeon also showed augment use patterns consistent with the virtual planning results.
For the small defect, the 8[degrees] wedge posterior augment glenoid conserves 58% more cancellous bone, 26% more cortical bone, and 50% more bone overall than that using eccentric reaming.
With Augment for Salesforce, users can attach a 3D model to a product or opportunity within their Salesforce dashboards.
Augment Bone Graft: Worldwide Clinical Evidence was presented by Timothy Daniels, MD and focused on the compelling evidence, generated from multiple clinical studies involving over 600 patients, supporting the safety and effectiveness of Augment Bone Graft in promoting bone healing.
Augment is a completely synthetic two-component grafting system for bone regeneration and is composed of a purified bone and tissue growth factor, recombinant human platelet derived growth factor (rhPDGF-BB), and a synthetic calcium phosphate matrix, beta-tricalcium phosphate (-TCP).
It is also gratifying to see the overwhelming support for the distribution of Augment in the market place and we expect to be ready to commercialize immediately upon approval from the FDA, which we expect within the coming six months.
While still early, we believe Augment holds significant promise as a new therapeutic option for the treatment of spine fusions.
Enrollment of 75 patients was recently completed in a pivotal clinical study in Canada comparing Augment Injectable to autograft in foot and ankle fusions.
BioMimetic Therapeutics (NASDAQ: BMTI) will report today the final, one year results of its North American Pivotal Study comparing Augment Bone Graft to autograft in foot and ankle fusion surgery.