hemiarthroplasty


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hem·i·ar·thro·plas·ty

(hem'ē-ar'thrō-plas'tē),
Arthroplasty in which one joint surface is replaced with artificial material, usually metal.

hemiarthroplasty

(hĕm′ē-är′thrə-plăs′tē)
n.
Arthroplasty in which one joint surface is replaced with an artificial material, usually metal.

hemiarthroplasty

[hem′ē·är′thrəplas′tē]
a surgical procedure for repair of an injured or diseased hip joint involving replacing the head of the femur with a prosthesis without reconstruction of the acetabulum.
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Trauma products Primary/Hybrid/Hemi-Arthroplasty including Revision Hips + associated systems, Hemiarthroplasty and Total Arthroplasty Shoulder joint, Radial head replacement, Miscellaneous (elbow replacement,bone substitutes, tendon replacement/reinforcement).
We present two patients who underwent hip hemiarthroplasty in which cement was retained in the acetabulum.
The motherof-three was admitted to A&E where medical staff decided she would undergo a hemiarthroplasty - an operation commonly used to treat the fractured hip, the following day.
She was found to have a closed fracture of the right femoral neck and was taken for repair via right hip hemiarthroplasty the following day.
Draper - ORTHO DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION received FDA clearance for the Alpine Hip Stem, the latest addition to its hip replacement product line, which is intended for use in total hip arthroplasty and hemiarthroplasty procedures.
The Alpine Hip Stem is intended for use in total hip arthroplasty and hemiarthroplasty procedures.
Based on the type of procedure, Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA or THR) accounted for more than 70% while the Hemiarthroplasty and the revision hip replacements represented the rest.
Comparison between bipolar hemiarthroplasty and total hip arthroplasty for unstable intertrochanteric fractures in elderly osteoporotic patients.
In addition, DJO Surgical released a number of conversion modules that will permit surgeons to easily transition from a primary total shoulder to a reverse shoulder arthroplasty, and from a reverse shoulder arthroplasty to a hemiarthroplasty (a shoulder replacement in which the broken humeral head is replaced with an artificial joint and the fractured bone is reconstructed around the artificial joint).
Other topics are hemiarthroplasty and total shoulder arthroplasty in osteoarthritis, inflammatory arthritis, proximal humerus fractures, post traumatic osteonecrosis and proximal humerus malunion, rotator cuff tear arthropathy, and complications.
The right side fracture was treated with a cementless hemiarthroplasty (OrTra[R], Zimmer, Germany), while an open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) with an angular stable plate (Philos[R], Synthes, Germany) was performed on the left.
Total shoulder arthroplasty was not an option because of the lack of glenoid bone to support it, but hemiarthroplasty was successful for pain reduction (she rated her pain 0 out of 10 on a visual analogue scale following the surgery), and her function was improved.