carpectomy

carpectomy

 [kahr-pek´to-me]
excision of a carpal bone.

car·pec·to·my

(kar-pek'tō-mē),
Excision of a portion or all of the carpus.
[G. karpos, wrist, + ektomē, excision]

carpectomy

/car·pec·to·my/ (kahr-pek´tah-me) excision of a carpal bone.

carpectomy

(kär-pĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical removal of all or part of the carpus.

car·pec·to·my

(kahr-pek'tŏ-mē)
Excision of a portion or all of the carpus.
[G. karpos, wrist, + ektomē, excision]

carpectomy

excision of a carpal bone.
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During his stay in hospital he underwent a string of operations, including facial reconstruction, an operation to insert eight metal plates into his forehead, and a carpectomy, in which three bones were removed from his broken wrist to allow him to partially use it again.
25) Rettig and Raskin assessed long-term outcomes after proximal row carpectomy for chronic perilunate dislocations in a group of 12 patients untreated or dislocated for at least 8 weeks.
If an injury is missed for more than 6 to 8 weeks, proximal row carpectomy is the usual preferred treatment of choice.
Proximal-row carpectomy for diseases of the proximal row.
Tomaino MM, Miller RJ, Cole I, et al: Scapholunate advanced collapse wrist: Proximal row carpectomy or limited wrist arthrodesis with scaphoid excision?
Wyrick JD, Stern PJ, Kiefhaber TR: Motion-preserving procedures in the treatment of scapholunate advanced collapse wrist: Proximal row carpectomy versus four-corner arthrodesis.