saucerization


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saucerization

 [saw″ser-ĭ-za´shun]
1. the excavation of tissue to form a shallow shelving depression, usually performed to facilitate drainage from infected areas of bone.
2. the shallow saucer-like depression on the upper surface of a vertebra that has suffered a compression fracture.

sau·cer·i·za·tion

(saw'sĕr-i-zā'shŭn),
Excavation of tissue to form a shallow depression, performed in wound treatment to facilitate drainage from infected areas.
Synonym(s): craterization

saucerization

/sau·cer·iza·tion/ (saw″ser-ĭ-za´shun)
1. the excavation of tissue to form a shallow shelving depression, usually performed to facilitate drainage from infected areas of bone.
2. the shallow saucer-like depression on the upper surface of a vertebra which has suffered a compression fracture.

saucerization

Orthopedics A flattened, disciform defect that parallels the shaft of long bones, which may be seen on a plain film, punctuated by microcalcifications; saucerized bone defects are typical of fibrosarcoma of bone Surgery Saucerization biopsy, see there.

sau·cer·i·za·tion

(saw'sĕr-ī-zā'shŭn)
Excavation of tissue to form a shallow depression, performed in wound treatment to facilitate drainage from infected areas.

saucerization

; revivication wound (ulcer) edge debridement back to healthy bleeding tissue, to remove devitalized tissue, and promote drainage, epithelialization and healing (see Table 1)
Table 1: Phases in the progression of an ulcer to healing
Ulcer phaseCharacteristicsComment
Active phaseWound dimensions increase (undermined wound edges)
Exudation
Formation of slough
Periwound oedema and induration of edges
Dissolution and degradation of devitalized tissue ± infection
Macrophage and enzyme activity
Accumulation of degraded tissue and dead macrophages
Chronic, non-resolving inflammation ± collagen deposition
Proliferative phaseWound begins to infill (wound dimensions reduce)
Epithelialization (saucerization) of margins
Formation of granulation tissue
Recruitment of fibroblasts; collagen formation
Epidermal cells at margins mitose and spread out to begin to close wound
Maturation phaseWound contraction
Wound closure
Scar formation
Myofibrils within fibroblasts contract
Epithelialization is complete
Devascularization of fibrotic tissue that forms scar

sau·cer·i·za·tion

(saw'sĕr-ī-zā'shŭn)
Excavation of tissue to form a shallow depression, performed in wound treatment to facilitate drainage from infected areas.

saucerization (sôs´ərizā´shən),

n an excavation of the tissue of a wound to form a shallow, saucerlike depression.
saucerization, pericervical,
n the circular bone resorption that occurs about the necks of endosteal implants shortly after their insertion and continues slowly during the time of the implant's biologic presence.

saucerization

1. the excavation of tissue to form a shallow shelving depression, usually performed to facilitate drainage from infected areas of bone.
2. the shallow saucer-like depression on the anterior surface of a vertebra which has suffered a compression fracture.
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Partial meniscectomy using the saucerization technique resecting the central portion of the meniscus in order to recreate the shape of a normal meniscus has obtained better results in medial and long-term follow-up for torn discoid meniscus than total meniscectomy [12, 16].
We consider that this changes could be caused by radiofrequency saucerization.
Suture and saucerization of torn discoid menisci have yielded excellent clinical results, even in meniscal tears difficult to repair, when properly indicated [20].
Sarpel, "Prognostic factors affecting the outcome of arthroscopic saucerization in discoid lateral meniscus: a retrospective analysis of 48 cases," Musculoskeletal Surgery, vol.
5] According to Unni, wide cortical saucerization and curettage should be applied for the treatment of aggressive lesions (lesions with cortical erosion or cortical breakthrough).
After flap reflection, caries removal and saucerization of the enamel was done in #12 followed by restoration with light cure GIC (Figure 3,4 and 5), whereas thorough scaling and root planning was performed over the groove in #22 to remove the bacteria that might have colonized there.
1) Removal or saucerization of the radicular portion of the groove to eliminate bacterial plaque and calculus and to prevent bacterial recolonization;(2) Regeneration of periodontal attachment and bone and consequently improvement of the clinical conditions (reduction in pocket depth); (3) Cleaning and sealing of the coronal portion of the groove to prevent bacterial recolonization.
Certainly, there are individuals who are expert at saucerization (deep shave biopsies, often with scalloped, sloping edges that go to the deep reticular dermis) and who can perform biopsies of melanocytic lesions while still obtaining reasonable pathologic staging information.
A method of mastoidectomy called improved radical mastoidectomy with flap (IRMF) consists of the saucerization of all bony buttresses, the excision of the mastoid apex, the dissection of all diseased tissues, the alignment of the mastoid cavity by an inferiorly based fascioperiosteal flap, and the creation of a large meatoconchoplasty.
With the IRMF method, perioperative volume reduction of the mastoid cavity is secured by the circumferential saucerization of all bony buttresses and the removal of the mastoid tip and all diseased tissues.
Radical surgery in the form of saucerization invited complication like fracture and nonunion and hence disfavored ultimately.
Saucerization as a mode of treatment for chronic osteomyelitis was plagued by complications like fracture and non-union.