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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Hemiarthroplasty with a monobloc humeral component for fractures.
Hemiarthroplasty (HA) and total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA) have been increasingly performed for the treatment of several osteoarticular conditions such as osteoarthritis, humeral head avascular necrosis and proximal humeral fractures following traumas.
Hemiarthroplasty in hip fracture care: Effects of surgical volume on short-term outcome.
For patients with poor physical condition and no evident degeneration or damage of acetabular cartilage, a hemiarthroplasty was conducted.
JERUSALEM, August 1, 2017 (WAFA) -- Doctors in al-Makassed Hospital in the city of Jerusalem were able to successfully perform for the first time a Partial Hemiarthroplasty surgery.
Nowadays, the surgical treatment of femoral neck fracture consists of various options: a) Closed or Open Reduction with Internal Fixation of the fracture, b) Hemiarthroplasty, or c) Total Hip Arthroplasty.
Comparison of arthrodesis and metallic hemiarthroplasty of the hallux metatarsophalangeal joint.
the head of the femur is replaced we speak about hemiarthroplasty.
sup][14] AR, including hemiarthroplasty (HA) and total hip arthroplasty (THA), entails replacing the femoral head with an artificial hip joint, which avoids the risk of nonunion or femoral head necrosis.
The use of (bipolar) hemiarthroplasty or THA is therewith recommended for this population.
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.