Capsulorraphy | definition of capsulorraphy by Medical dictionary
surgical repair of a tear in the capsule of a joint.
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Simultaneous anterior procedures and posterior capsulorraphy
are used to confer stability to the reduced humeral head.
2001) The role of arthroscopic thermal capsulorraphy
in the hip.
They found that 16 of their patients had problems related to the use of staples for conditions including capsulorraphy
, subscapularis advancement, or rotator cuff repair.
Lane and colleagues retrospectively reported on 54 patients who underwent arthroscopic staple capsulorraphy
with an average follow-up of 39 months.
61,62) A capsulorraphy
can also be attempted to restore stability.