bone block

bone block

surgical procedure in which a bone graft is placed adjacent to a joint to limit motion of the joint mechanically or to improve the stability of the joint, for example, at the ankle joint to correct foot-drop by preventing plantarflexion past 0°, but allowing dorsiflexion beyond 0°, for example, at the glenohumeral joint to prevent posterior instability.

bone block

n.
A surgical procedure in which the bone next to the joint is modified to limit the motion of the joint.

bone block

(bōn blok)
A surgical procedure in which the bone adjacent to the joint is modified to limit the motion of the joint mechanically.
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After the complex of the prosthesis trial and proximal resection bone block was reset, appropriate traction of the femoral resection block was performed, and the overlapping part between the proximal and distal ends was the amount of the osteotomy.
An autogenous bone block graft was harvested from the mandibular symphysis, fixed with titanium miniscrews, covered first with both autogenous and xenograft particles, and second with a resorbable barrier membrane.
Two 3D finite element models of a bone block rep- resenting the second pre-molar region of a sectioned mandible were created in Solid Works Premium 2013 software (Dassault SystAmes Solid Works Corporation Concord MA USA).
Although Austrian surgeon Arnold Wittek had already used intra-articular screws for the fixation of an ACL graft in 1927, such efforts remained an exception (Wittek 1927) In 1966 BrOckner, suggested using a slightly oversized triangular bone block attached to the inferior part of a free patellar tendon graft which he press-fitted into the tibial tunnel thereby creating the first suture free fixation (BrOckner 1966, Pietsch et al 1969).
Director General of Oil and Gas at the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources Evita Legowo stated that BP Exploration Indonesia Ltd, a subsidiary of BP PLC (NYSE: BP), has received the offshore North Arafura block; Ephindo Oil and Gas Holding Inc secured the North Sokang Block; Titan Block was awarded to a consortium formed by Awe Ltd, PT Baruna Recovery Energy and PT Sillo Maritime Perdana; and Mitra Energy Ltd secured the Bone Block.
It is additional factor promote to the bony tissue growth in pours, with bone block formation "biopolymer composite bony tissue".
The obvious drawback of this design is the ability to install it no more than in two levels and only when at one level it is necessary to restore normal mobility, but on the other--to form a bone block.
Quantities of small, one-hand, bone block flutes have been recovered in north-west Europe, particularly in the northern provinces of the Netherlands and north-west Germany; most date roughly from between the eighth and fourteenth centuries.
Precision sized BTB intra-articular length is accomplished by utilizing an assembled cortical bone block in conjunction with an Achilles tendon, both derived from a single donor.
The application of closed reduction internal fixation and iliac bone block grafting in the treatment of acute displaced femoral neck fractures.